Lime Has Slashed Pay Rates for Scooter Chargers So Much People Have Stopped Doing It
“At $3.30 you're basically paying Lime for the privilege of charging their scooters for them,” one juicer commented on Reddit. “Fuck that.”
People Are Jailbreaking Used Teslas to Get the Features They Expect
Tesla is getting more aggressive in revoking paid software features on used cars, raising the stakes in a battle over what used Teslas can do that has raged for years.
Satellite Imagery Service Used by Human Rights Investigators Abruptly Shuts Down
TerraServer, a high-definition satellite imagery service used by independent investigators and journalists with limited budgets, shuttered Monday. Now, human rights abuse researchers are unsure where to turn next.
Big Ass Cars
Electric or Not, Big SUVs Are Inherently Selfish
A battery-powered Hummer may be better for the environment, but it reinforces the culture of waste and excess that got us into this environmental mess in the first place.
The Colorado Mystery Drones Weren’t Real
The mysterious drone sightings that captured national attention were a classic case of mass hysteria.
Senator Tells Tesla to Stop Calling It 'Autopilot'
The name “promotes confusion” according to Senator Ed Markey, leading drivers to believe the car can drive itself, which it cannot.
Softbank’s CEO Is Helping Indonesia Build a New Capital
Tony Blair and the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi are also lending a hand. What could possibly go wrong?
The Greatest Minds of My Generation Made This Machine That Makes Gross Pizza
It can make a lot of pizza, but why?
Mass Panic: It’s Not Clear That Colorado’s Mystery Drones Even Exist
Drone hobbyists say the media and the FAA regularly uses drone panic to enact strict regulations.
The MTA Is Going After an Etsy Artist Over a New York Subway Map It Didn’t Make
Jake Berman spent more than 300 hours making his own subway map because he didn't like the MTA's. Now the MTA says he can't sell it.
The Worst Commute
A snapshot from a future in which a billionaire tech guru has bought and "disrupted" the subway in New York City.
Meet the Spreadsheet That Can Solve NYC Transit (and the Man Who Made It)
Charles Komanoff's 'Balanced Transportation Analyzer' is the most comprehensive accounting possible of how a congestion charge in Manhattan would affect New York City.