I hate the desert, and it hates me, but camping in a brand new Rivian R1S is where it is at in extreme environments. Read my full story at TechCrunch. Let’s be clear: I hate the desert. In spite of competing in last year’s Rebelle […]
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Waymo’s new robotaxi is an all-electric people mover with no steering wheel
The Alphabet company got together with Geely’s Zeekr to build its next-generation autonomous people mover, and it’s as notable for what it’s missing (steering wheel, side-view mirrors) as for what it’s got. Read the full story at The Verge. Waymo, the Alphabet-owned autonomous taxi company […]
Faraday Future FF91: Far From Fully Baked
PEBBLE BEACH, CALIF.—In a parking lot next to Peter Hay Hill sat two square-ish, blobby vehicles. They weren’t attractive, and they seemed both inordinately squat and huge, but there were plenty of looky-loos who wanted to check them out. One vehicle was a static “show […]
Lucid’s Top-of-the-Line Sedan that Does 0-60 in Under Two Seconds
Luxury electric vehicle maker Lucid Motors unveiled the new Lucid Air Sapphire Edition, a top-of-the-line sedan, which the company says will do zero to 60mph in under two seconds, zero to 100mph in under four seconds, and the quarter-mile in under nine seconds. That’s tremendously […]
First Drive of the Lucid Air Reveals Power and Panache
While cruising along Interstate 8 in the Lucid Air, it didn’t take long for the conversation to turn to spider graphs. Spider graphs offer a quick glimpse of how various factors like power, performance, weight and aerodynamics interact with one another. For the engineer sitting in the […]
Automakers, Suppliers, and Startups See Growing Market For In-Vehicle AR and VR Applications
Augmented and virtual reality have been used for years in gaming, design and shopping. Now, a new battle for market share is emerging — inside vehicles. Safety-glass windshields offer a new opportunity for suppliers, manufacturers and startups that are starting to adapt this technology: AR overlays […]
Hosting Health & Wellness Panels for Fast Company & HydraFacial in Las Vegas
In June, I hosted a Fast Company event in Las Vegas featuring some of the top thought leaders in the health and wellness space. I hosted two panels as a Fast Company Works Contributing Editor. Below you can check out the sizzle reel from my time there.
Where Periods Are Stigmatized, This Tampon Startup Seeks To Improve Health And Empower Girls
Meet Molly Hayward, the female founder behind Cora, a period supply company that’s putting women and girls first and simultaneously doing good for the world.
Is Lemonade’s Homeowner and Renter Insurance Worth it?
Lemonade, the online platform for homeowners and rental insurance, says it offers up affordable insurance while simultaneously giving back. Is it worth switching insurance carriers?
This Startup Harnesses Wearable Technology to Fight Addiction
Lumme Labs is using wearable technology to help people break addiction, lose weight, and improve their lives.
Behind The Nonprofit That Coaches At-Risk Students And Heals Trauma — One Text At A Time
Ashley Edwards knew as a teenager that she wanted to make an impact on the world. The 27-year-old started doing social justice work at the age of 14 and was fully steeped in it by the time she reached college. And after Edwards met Alina […]
Creating an App to Connect with Adventure Seekers
Connor Woolpert has found a way to do what every person consumed by wanderlust dreams — finding a way to make a living traveling. The explorer bug bit Woolpert, now 23, early. From a young age, he traveled with his father — hiking, surfing and camping all […]