Recycling electronics gets easier by grinding it down. Also: TVs, Taxis, VR. — FTN DAILY EDITION #151, Innovation & Technology

Clem Onojeghuo

Taxi!

Paris considers futuristic water taxis.

Rachel Haynes for Messy Nessy Chic:

So if you happen to be in Paris this time next year and notice one of these strange flying bugs whizzing past you on the river, do not be alarmed.

Flying Water Taxis are coming to Paris this Summer


Catch!

Virtual Reality is getting better and better.

DisneyResearchHub for YouTube:

We present a system enabling users to accurately catch a real ball while immersed in a virtual reality environment.


Framed

Finally! A TV that looks alright.

Alice Morby for Dezeen:

The Frame is a smart television that is designed to “disappear in the décor”

Flying Water Taxis are coming to Paris this Summer


Road rage

Inside the fight to dominate the self-driving car business.

Max Chafkin,Mark Bergen for Bloomberg.com:

At issue is a business that both companies believe will be worth hundreds of billions or even trillions of dollars a year.

Flying Water Taxis are coming to Paris this Summer


Grind it

Electronics crushed to fine dust can be easily recycled.

Mike Williams for Futurity:

Specifically, they want to make the particles so small that separating different components is relatively simple compared with processes used to recycle electronic junk now.

Flying Water Taxis are coming to Paris this Summer


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