• E-bike or electric scooter: Which is right for you?

    As personal electric vehicles become more powerful and affordable, e-bikes and standing electric scooters have become increasingly practical alternatives to traditional transportation methods for many people, especially those in crowded cities. But when it comes down to spending your hard-earned money, you might be asking yourself which form of electrified two-wheel transport is best for you. I’m lucky enough to have been able to try a variety of these electric vehicles, constantly weighing the pros and cons of each, so I’m here to help. Why should I buy a personal electric vehicle? Let’s face it: getting around most cities is… This story continues at The Next Web

  • This AI system locates drone pilots flying too close to airports

    Scientists have built an AI tool that finds drone pilots flying dangerously close to airports or protected airspace. The system aims to reduce the risks drones pose to aircraft. Not only can they collide with planes, but they can also interfere with radio signals, causing a pilot to lose control of the aircraft. These risks have already caused chaos at a number of airports. Most notoriously, London’s Gatwick airport was forced to shut down in December 2018 after drones were spotted near the runway. The incident affected around 1,000 flights and 140,000 passengers. The cops never found the culprits. The… This story continues at The Next Web

  • Twitter’s new secret project is a subscription platform

    Twitter is cooking up some kind of subscription service for its platform, and it’s recruiting engineers to work on it. We don’t know anything about it thus far, but the potential of it is pretty staggering. A job listing on Twitter‘s site for a senior full-stack software engineer said the job was for “a new team, codenamed Gryphon.” The listing describes the team’s project thus: “We are building a subscription platform, one that can be reused by other teams in the future. This is a first for Twitter!” The engineer will work with the Twitter.com and Payments team. Note that this… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Twitter