Monthly Archives: September 2019

‘Totally Nuts’? Elon Musk Aims to Put a Starship in Orbit in 6 Months. Here’s SpaceX’s Plan.

https://www.space.com/spacex-starship-reach-orbit-six-months.html SpaceX will soon have a whole fleet of shiny silver Starship prototypes, if all goes according to plan. On Saturday (Sept. 28), Elon Musk gave his annual update about Starship and Super Heavy, the reusable spacecraft and rocket, respectively, … Continue reading

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Nonprofit fights TV networks in court to keep free TV service alive

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1576083 Getty Images | Jacobo Zanella 0 with 0 posters participating A nonprofit organization that provides free online access to broadcast TV stations has accused TV networks of colluding to limit access to those channels. The nonprofit that runs Locast, … Continue reading

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The best smart garage-door controller

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/27/the-best-smart-garage-door-controller/ By Jennifer Pattison Tuohy This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter’s independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to smart garage-door controllers. After spending … Continue reading

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NASA Wants to Send Nuclear Rockets to the Moon and Mars

https://www.wired.com/story/nasa-wants-to-send-nuclear-rockets-to-the-moon-and-mars Just north of the Tennessee River near Huntsville, Alabama, there’s a six-story rocket test stand in a small clearing of loblolly pines. It’s here, in a secluded corner of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, that the US Army and … Continue reading

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Foraging Is Part Of Swedish Identity; Now Its Countryside Is The Wildest Restaurant

https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2019/09/26/761253799/foraging-is-part-of-swedish-identity-now-its-countryside-is-the-wildest-restaura?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news The government recruited Michelin-starred chefs to craft recipes from ingredients that can be foraged at sites across the Swedish countryside. Diners book a table, show up and hunt for their own food. (Image credit: Tina Stafrén/Visit Sweden) via NPR … Continue reading

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Jeff Bezos: How About Just Letting Amazon Draft Any Possible Facial Recognition Laws?

https://gizmodo.com/jeff-bezos-how-about-just-letting-amazon-draft-any-pos-1838470759 Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais (AP) Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, is hoping that Congress will take him up on the offer to just let him write any potential facial recognition laws that could interfere … Continue reading

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Echo Studio hands-on: Amazon’s biggest speaker sounds amazing

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/25/echo-studio-hands-on/ One of the biggest announcements at today’s Amazon event is also big in size. The Echo Studio is Amazon’s first-ever play at high-end audio, promising immersive 3D sound, Dolby Atmos capabilities and support for lossless audio streaming. It looks … Continue reading

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