A Cicret Bracelet concept from Israel is a startling reminder of how the physical gap between our body and the Internet is narrowing. Eric Schmidt, Google’s top executive, made headlines when he told a World Economics Forum, “the Internet will disappear.” Not in the way Google Glass exited the public stage recently for another look-see […]
“All means are ends in the becoming.” –unknown. The truth in this observation is demonstrated in the recent turmoil at the New York Times. And we hope not by The Ford Motor Company. A lengthy 91-page self-analysis by NY Times executives was leaked (flooded) recently to the outside world. Titled “Innovation Report,” it revealed the […]
There’s no stopping diesel as a gotta-have car fuel now. Despite diesel fuel’s gradual acceptance on the U.S. market, it remains a rare fuel of choice for seekers of economical engines. According to R.L. Polk’s tabulated registrations, about 6.2 million diesel vehicles were in operation on North American roads in 2012. Only about 800,000 of […]
Midsize luxury cars are well-known for their driving, styling, and fuel-saving perks. The RLX has a 6-speed transmission, variable valve timing and variable cylinder management. Its MPG metrics are 20/331/24 city/highway/combined.
Robert E. Calem is in this month’s Autowriters Spotlight because his career reflects how the interplay between the Fourth Estate and the Internet has changed what he still dignifies with a capital: Journalism. Writing has always been a solitary endeavor, but when I began my career nearly three decades ago (in 1986) Journalism was a […]