Tech and the future of transportation

Articles about technology and the future of transportation rarely used to get far without mentioning jet-packs: a staple of science fiction from the 1920s onwards, the jet pack became a reality in the 1960s in the shape of devices such as the Bell Rocket Belt. But despite many similar efforts, the skies over our cities remain stubbornly […]

Gadgets for All of You

ALISON SHEPARD, a marketing associate for a record label in Manhattan, straps an ultrathin iPod Nano onto her arm before she goes for a run. When she returns to her apartment, she takes off the Nano and turns on the bulkier iPod that has replaced her home music system. Ms. Shepard also owns two cameras — a […]