Sailors weigh a shipping vessel down and they take up space and cost thousands of dollars a day. So Rolls-Royce's maritime division wants to replace them with drones.
Rolls-Royce's Blue Ocean development team is perfecting designs for massive drone ships that will be able to shuttle cargo across the ocean. No human being is required to be on board. These ships will come equipped with cameras that beam 360 degree views from the vessel back to dry land.
The space saved by removing the crew's quarters also means that the ships can carry more cargo and—of course—make more money.
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Three-dimensional printing technology is maturing rapidly, and it’s transforming prototyping in the process. The global 3-D printing market will expand at a compound annual growth rate of 15.4 percent between 2016 and 2022, Wise Guy Reports projects. Prototyping will drive the largest share of this growth, with healthcare applications such as 3-D-printed knee and hip joints experiencing the highest growth rate. Read more
In August 2014, the shooting of Michael Brown led to many protests that focused on the emerging problem of police violence. For anyone that wasn’t at the scene, it can be easy to get the wrong idea on the entire situation and it’s often difficult to discern who exactly was in the wrong. Read more