CyberCity takes up a mere 48 square feet, but it has a working electric grid, transportation system, and banking network. And it’s routinely under attack by hackers whose plans are worse than stealing credit card numbers: they want to destroy the city itself.
But will we ever see them in the U.S.? Given our horrible record with rail investment, you may have to cross an ocean to try out truly high-speed rail. But here’s to dreaming.
And what does it mean for the future of the sharing economy?
For small farms, going up against huge, automated competition can be daunting, even more so when you’re selling meat instead of just vegetables. But a recent hackathon created solutions for any farmer to get their meat to market easily and efficiently.
Sunrun CEO Lynn Jurich knows a thing or two about our society’s increasing shift toward the sharing economy.
The new service from the folks who brought you Walk Score quantifies how easy it is to bike in cities across the U.S. and Canada. The highest-rated city might surprise you, especially if you can’t picture biking in the snow.
The eccentric PayPal billionaire doesn’t just invest in Silicon Valley tech companies. He’s giving money for crazy projects that do everything from get power from the weather to find ways to program human cells like computers.