A Theory of Flight | Better Worlds

From The Verge. It only takes one rocket to start an interplanetary revolution. This animated adaptation of Justina Ireland’s story “A Theory of Flight” imagines a future in which one woman recognizes the barriers in getting to space, and takes the issue into her own hand with an open-sourced rocket and kickstarts a revolution to…

Apple’s surprise TV plan is cooperation

From The Verge. Apple AirPlay 2 is coming to Samsung, Sony, LG, and Vizio TVs. It’s a remarkable and surprising collaboration between competitors, and it’s not usually how the industry works. Apple didn’t give a keynote speech and didn’t have a booth on the show floor, but nevertheless dominates the show year after year. Dieter…

The foldable Royole FlexPai has a way to go

From The Verge. The Royole Flexpai is officially the world’s first foldable phone, but its maker has achieved the feat by rushing the device out to market way before it’s ready for primetime. The threat of Samsung and Huawei stealing the small Chinese company’s thunder was simply too much to resist, and that’s how we…