Tag: Technology

Do Consumers Want Self-Driving Cars?

Date: Sept. 13, 2016

Over the years, lots of products have been successfully marketed to consumers who didn’t understand them, didn’t think they needed them, and just plain didn’t want them. Who needed cable TV, for example, when an antenna on the top of a TV set worked just fine?

A New Generation of Big Names in Space – Here’s Who You Should be Watching

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New players are entering the commercial space industry en masse, bringing much-needed fresh blood to an industry long dominated by incumbent aerospace primes and underfunded government agencies. Thanks largely in part to SpaceX, the industry is the midst of a major overhaul. New stakeholders with novel business ideas and trends toward commercialization are presenting incumbent aerospace companies with major challenges. As it stands, 2016 is poised to be the year that companies from the startups to big box retailers make major strides in space.