“There were no possible chances to live up to the hype.” Dan Kois, a former literary agent-turned-journalist, blames himself for the fall of the Segway. How? By being careless, book proposals detailing the development of a secret technology ー the Segway, called “IT” ー were leaked into the world, generating hype on absurd levels. Described as world-changing, speculations ran wild regarding the nature of “IT”, dooming it to fail because the glorified scooter couldn’t live up to expectations.
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The Lightyear O is a revolutionary electric car powered by the sun. Developed by a Dutch startup, the four-door sedan has over 50 square feet of solar panels on its roof and hood, generating up to 43 miles of energy a day. With production now underway in Finland, the car does come with a hefty price tag at $262,000, but the company hopes to introduce a more affordable version, the Lightyear 2, by 2025. Read full article here