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HN.Shaikh 2021-11-07
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In human evolution, the earliest method of transport were walking, running and swimming.

Prior to the Industrial Revolution and modernization, water transport was the most efficient approach to transporting large quantities of goods over long distances though it was very slow and expensive.

Horses and oxen were used from as early as 3000 BC to move goods and humans and traveled over dirt tracks.

It absolutely was the age of many inventions that fundamentally changed the concept of transport.

The Wright brothers' successful experiments with aircraft paved just how for airplanes and air transport became a quicker way to transport goods and people in shorter time-frames to help expand destinations.Modes of transportA 'mode of transport' is a technique or solution that uses a particular type of infrastructure, operation and vehicle to move people and cargo.

Human-powered - this is the most common in developing and under-developed countries as a result of several factors like savings on cost, accessibility of location, physical exercise and environmental reasons.

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John Larsen 2021-03-24
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Did you know that pieces of the original history-making Wright Brothers’ “1903 Wright Flyer I” have orbited the Earth and been to moon? Now, NASA collaborated with Carillon Historical Park and the Wright Brothers National Museum to send another piece of the flyer to Mars to take part in another of humanity’s historical achievements. The Perseverance rover rolls on Mars … Continue reading
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Kaufman Harboe 2020-06-01

The initial valuable plane materialized in May 1905, when the Wright Brothers began developing the new Flyer III.

Much more significant results originated from Wilbur's 18 minute flight on September 26 as well as another flight of 26 minutes on October 3, manned by Orville.

The Wright Brothers had seen their initiatives issue satisfaction and also excellent gratification.Despite much focus from the Dayton media, because of poor weather condition, the Wright Brothers quit working to demonstrate the aircraft to their greatest advocate, Octave Chanute, or any kind of larger target market.

This was to show a critical cause for their stopped working efforts at marketing their development to the Europeans in 1905.When the U.S. Secretary of War was disinterested in getting the Flyer III, the Wright Brothers solved to conceal their development from the general public as long as possible to protect their license quotes and business opportunities.

In continued efforts to shield their license quote, they gave offers where purchasers were to acquire the airplane without any presentations.

Despite some passion, the War Office in Great Britain and also the French transformed them down.

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John Robidoux 2020-07-29
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“This is a Wright Brothers moment, but on another planet.”
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Tracy Rinehart 2017-08-24
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The Wright brothers successfully flew their first "flying machine" in 1903.

This video explains how huge airplanes that weigh over 1 million pounds are able to fly in mid-air without falling.

Source: Jim Gregory, Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at Ohio State University

How do massive airplanes fly?

Some of the largest commercial airliners can weigh over 1 million pounds.

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Jerry Anderson 2018-12-28

We are living in an interstitial period.

In the early 1980s we entered an era of desktop computing that culminated in the dot-com crash – a financial bubble that we bolstered with Y2K consulting fees and hardware expenditures alongside irrational exuberance over Pets.com .

That last interstitial era, an era during which computers got smaller, weirder, thinner, and more powerful, ushered us, after a long period of boredom, into the mobile era in which we now exist.

If you want to help innovate in the next decade, it’s time to admit that phones, like desktop PCs before them, are a dead end.

We create and then brush up against the edges of our creation every decade.

The speed at which we improve – but not innovate – is increasing and so the difference between a 2007 iPhone and a modern Pixel 3 is incredible.

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Howard Marcinkowski 2021-03-17
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NASA's Ingenuity helicopter is set to lift off from the Martian surface in April. It will be a "Wright Brothers moment" in space.
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Mark Alexander 2018-03-16
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Today, that same air space sees wonders Orville and Wilbur could only dream of: fighter jets, bombers, and other aircraft flying upside down, soaring in formations, writing words with smoke.

It’s all part of the Dayton Air Show, an aerial spectacle that draws more than 40,000 people to the birthplace of aviation each June.

"It's about pushing higher, pushing faster and pushing the limits of what machines can do," says Jamie Kripke, whose dreamy series Air Show documents the event.

It takes all his willpower not to think about every little thing that could go wrong when in the air.

But in a bid to dispel his fear, he began researching flight and learned about the air show.

Red, white and blue festooned the grounds, and the scent of hot dogs and funnel cakes greased the air.

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Scott Mayle 2017-03-10
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GENEVA, Switzerland – The flying car has been just about to happen ever since the Wright brothers first took to the air, but it has never really been more than a circus act.

Flying cars were possible technically but were always too expensive and not suited to everyday use because of the space required for takeoff and landing.

Piloting skills were needed too.

Adapting helicopters didn’t work either because of the skills required to fly the things, and the obvious danger of bringing whirling rotors close to people.

Can the drone change all that?

It has built a huge four-engined drone, powered by electric motors, which clip on to a passenger module which also performs as a car.

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Alvaro Okajima 2021-03-25
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Fabric from Wright brothers' aircraft makes it to Mars

Ingenuity, NASA’s dual-rotor drone right now strapped to the belly of the Perseverance rover on Mars, is set to perform humankind's first-ever powered aircraft flight on another planet within the coming weeks.…

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Clarence Cohen 2016-05-23
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photographer: Solar Impulse

Solar powered Solar Impulse 2 landed in the Wright brothers' hometown.

The last leg was completed when the plane landed in Dayton on Saturday, 09:56 local time, after nearly 17 hours long flight from Tulsa, Oklahoma.

To land in Dayton for us not only a step closer to our ultimate goal, but also marks the birthplace of a flight Revolution: The first successful flight with a motorized craft that was heavier than air, writes the Solar Impulse team in their blog, with allusion to the world-famous Wright brothers grew up in the city.

The 1113 kilometer route was flown with an average speed of 67.2 km / h.

Maximum height of the flight was 6401 meters.

Soon, the journey continues towards New York, from which then will cross the Atlantic to Europe or North Africa.

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Troy Jones 2016-11-04
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A new project at MIT for a wing that is able to change shape during flight is a bit of a throwback to the aircraft that the Wright Brothers first flew over a hundred years ago.

The Wright Brothers used a system of pulleys and cables that twisted the wings of their aircraft to control flight.

A new wing that is being developed by MIT uses a similar approach to allow the wing to morph and change shape for more efficient flight and manufacturing.

This new wing design would simplify the manufacturing process and reduce aircraft fuel consumption by improving aerodynamics.

MIT researchers also say that the new morphing wings would offer improved agility for the aircraft and the design uses a system of small and light subunits inside the wings.

These tiny subunits could be manufactured by a team of small and specialized robots that could ultimately build the entire airframe of the plane.

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Carol England 2016-06-15
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In a recent IBM study of 500 organizations worldwide that are currently using a hybrid cloud, two thirds say they are already gaining competitive advantage from their hybrid cloud environments.

Seventy percent expect to continue with a blend of traditional IT and cloud computing.

The mix will continue to shift as companies grow their use of private and public clouds to manage increasingly digital businesses.

They are using analytics and automation to enable high-quality and intelligent operations.

Consider:

Marriott is adopting a hybrid cloud environment to offer faster digital services to web-savvy guests and uncover insights about traveler preferences for its more than 4,000 properties globally.

The solution is designed to provide greater visibility into data in its business from the supply chain to the checkout line.

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James Manzo 2021-03-23
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NASA is gearing up for a dramatic test flight on Mars as soon as April 8.
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Thomas Park 2017-05-15
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p When Star Trek Discovery is going to make it to the airwaves is anyone’s guess.

Until then, though, we’ve got what looks like the next best thing: Seth MacFarlane’s spoof of the franchise, The Orville.

Fox just released the first trailer for the show, which stars MacFarlane and Adrianne Palicki as a divorced couple who are basically Kirk and Spock on a brand new spaceship with a suitably crazy crew.

I’m not usually a fan of MacFarlane’s shows because they’re always so on the nose with their references and humor.

But, in the case of The Orville, I think that works perfectly.

There are no qualms that this show is exactly what it is, a spoof of Star Trek, and adding in the romantic dynamic is a fun touch.

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Thomas Cann 2016-09-01
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In 2010, Thomas Thwaites decided he wanted to build a toaster from scratch.

He walked into a shop, purchased the cheapest toaster he could find, and promptly went home and broke it down piece by piece.

Thwaites had to settle for collecting plastic scraps and melting them into the shape of his toaster case.

The homemade toaster ended up looking more like a melted cake than a kitchen appliance.

It was nearly impossible to move forward without the help of some previous process.

He would later say, I realized that if you started absolutely from scratch you could easily spend your life making a toaster.

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HN.Shaikh 2021-11-07
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In human evolution, the earliest method of transport were walking, running and swimming.

Prior to the Industrial Revolution and modernization, water transport was the most efficient approach to transporting large quantities of goods over long distances though it was very slow and expensive.

Horses and oxen were used from as early as 3000 BC to move goods and humans and traveled over dirt tracks.

It absolutely was the age of many inventions that fundamentally changed the concept of transport.

The Wright brothers' successful experiments with aircraft paved just how for airplanes and air transport became a quicker way to transport goods and people in shorter time-frames to help expand destinations.Modes of transportA 'mode of transport' is a technique or solution that uses a particular type of infrastructure, operation and vehicle to move people and cargo.

Human-powered - this is the most common in developing and under-developed countries as a result of several factors like savings on cost, accessibility of location, physical exercise and environmental reasons.

Kaufman Harboe 2020-06-01

The initial valuable plane materialized in May 1905, when the Wright Brothers began developing the new Flyer III.

Much more significant results originated from Wilbur's 18 minute flight on September 26 as well as another flight of 26 minutes on October 3, manned by Orville.

The Wright Brothers had seen their initiatives issue satisfaction and also excellent gratification.Despite much focus from the Dayton media, because of poor weather condition, the Wright Brothers quit working to demonstrate the aircraft to their greatest advocate, Octave Chanute, or any kind of larger target market.

This was to show a critical cause for their stopped working efforts at marketing their development to the Europeans in 1905.When the U.S. Secretary of War was disinterested in getting the Flyer III, the Wright Brothers solved to conceal their development from the general public as long as possible to protect their license quotes and business opportunities.

In continued efforts to shield their license quote, they gave offers where purchasers were to acquire the airplane without any presentations.

Despite some passion, the War Office in Great Britain and also the French transformed them down.

Tracy Rinehart 2017-08-24
img

Error loading player: No playable sources found

The Wright brothers successfully flew their first "flying machine" in 1903.

This video explains how huge airplanes that weigh over 1 million pounds are able to fly in mid-air without falling.

Source: Jim Gregory, Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at Ohio State University

How do massive airplanes fly?

Some of the largest commercial airliners can weigh over 1 million pounds.

Howard Marcinkowski 2021-03-17
img
NASA's Ingenuity helicopter is set to lift off from the Martian surface in April. It will be a "Wright Brothers moment" in space.
Scott Mayle 2017-03-10
img

GENEVA, Switzerland – The flying car has been just about to happen ever since the Wright brothers first took to the air, but it has never really been more than a circus act.

Flying cars were possible technically but were always too expensive and not suited to everyday use because of the space required for takeoff and landing.

Piloting skills were needed too.

Adapting helicopters didn’t work either because of the skills required to fly the things, and the obvious danger of bringing whirling rotors close to people.

Can the drone change all that?

It has built a huge four-engined drone, powered by electric motors, which clip on to a passenger module which also performs as a car.

Clarence Cohen 2016-05-23
img

photographer: Solar Impulse

Solar powered Solar Impulse 2 landed in the Wright brothers' hometown.

The last leg was completed when the plane landed in Dayton on Saturday, 09:56 local time, after nearly 17 hours long flight from Tulsa, Oklahoma.

To land in Dayton for us not only a step closer to our ultimate goal, but also marks the birthplace of a flight Revolution: The first successful flight with a motorized craft that was heavier than air, writes the Solar Impulse team in their blog, with allusion to the world-famous Wright brothers grew up in the city.

The 1113 kilometer route was flown with an average speed of 67.2 km / h.

Maximum height of the flight was 6401 meters.

Soon, the journey continues towards New York, from which then will cross the Atlantic to Europe or North Africa.

Carol England 2016-06-15
img

In a recent IBM study of 500 organizations worldwide that are currently using a hybrid cloud, two thirds say they are already gaining competitive advantage from their hybrid cloud environments.

Seventy percent expect to continue with a blend of traditional IT and cloud computing.

The mix will continue to shift as companies grow their use of private and public clouds to manage increasingly digital businesses.

They are using analytics and automation to enable high-quality and intelligent operations.

Consider:

Marriott is adopting a hybrid cloud environment to offer faster digital services to web-savvy guests and uncover insights about traveler preferences for its more than 4,000 properties globally.

The solution is designed to provide greater visibility into data in its business from the supply chain to the checkout line.

Thomas Park 2017-05-15
img

p When Star Trek Discovery is going to make it to the airwaves is anyone’s guess.

Until then, though, we’ve got what looks like the next best thing: Seth MacFarlane’s spoof of the franchise, The Orville.

Fox just released the first trailer for the show, which stars MacFarlane and Adrianne Palicki as a divorced couple who are basically Kirk and Spock on a brand new spaceship with a suitably crazy crew.

I’m not usually a fan of MacFarlane’s shows because they’re always so on the nose with their references and humor.

But, in the case of The Orville, I think that works perfectly.

There are no qualms that this show is exactly what it is, a spoof of Star Trek, and adding in the romantic dynamic is a fun touch.

John Larsen 2021-03-24
img
Did you know that pieces of the original history-making Wright Brothers’ “1903 Wright Flyer I” have orbited the Earth and been to moon? Now, NASA collaborated with Carillon Historical Park and the Wright Brothers National Museum to send another piece of the flyer to Mars to take part in another of humanity’s historical achievements. The Perseverance rover rolls on Mars … Continue reading
John Robidoux 2020-07-29
img
“This is a Wright Brothers moment, but on another planet.”
Jerry Anderson 2018-12-28

We are living in an interstitial period.

In the early 1980s we entered an era of desktop computing that culminated in the dot-com crash – a financial bubble that we bolstered with Y2K consulting fees and hardware expenditures alongside irrational exuberance over Pets.com .

That last interstitial era, an era during which computers got smaller, weirder, thinner, and more powerful, ushered us, after a long period of boredom, into the mobile era in which we now exist.

If you want to help innovate in the next decade, it’s time to admit that phones, like desktop PCs before them, are a dead end.

We create and then brush up against the edges of our creation every decade.

The speed at which we improve – but not innovate – is increasing and so the difference between a 2007 iPhone and a modern Pixel 3 is incredible.

Mark Alexander 2018-03-16
img

Today, that same air space sees wonders Orville and Wilbur could only dream of: fighter jets, bombers, and other aircraft flying upside down, soaring in formations, writing words with smoke.

It’s all part of the Dayton Air Show, an aerial spectacle that draws more than 40,000 people to the birthplace of aviation each June.

"It's about pushing higher, pushing faster and pushing the limits of what machines can do," says Jamie Kripke, whose dreamy series Air Show documents the event.

It takes all his willpower not to think about every little thing that could go wrong when in the air.

But in a bid to dispel his fear, he began researching flight and learned about the air show.

Red, white and blue festooned the grounds, and the scent of hot dogs and funnel cakes greased the air.

Alvaro Okajima 2021-03-25
img

Fabric from Wright brothers' aircraft makes it to Mars

Ingenuity, NASA’s dual-rotor drone right now strapped to the belly of the Perseverance rover on Mars, is set to perform humankind's first-ever powered aircraft flight on another planet within the coming weeks.…

Troy Jones 2016-11-04
img

A new project at MIT for a wing that is able to change shape during flight is a bit of a throwback to the aircraft that the Wright Brothers first flew over a hundred years ago.

The Wright Brothers used a system of pulleys and cables that twisted the wings of their aircraft to control flight.

A new wing that is being developed by MIT uses a similar approach to allow the wing to morph and change shape for more efficient flight and manufacturing.

This new wing design would simplify the manufacturing process and reduce aircraft fuel consumption by improving aerodynamics.

MIT researchers also say that the new morphing wings would offer improved agility for the aircraft and the design uses a system of small and light subunits inside the wings.

These tiny subunits could be manufactured by a team of small and specialized robots that could ultimately build the entire airframe of the plane.

James Manzo 2021-03-23
img
NASA is gearing up for a dramatic test flight on Mars as soon as April 8.
Thomas Cann 2016-09-01
img

In 2010, Thomas Thwaites decided he wanted to build a toaster from scratch.

He walked into a shop, purchased the cheapest toaster he could find, and promptly went home and broke it down piece by piece.

Thwaites had to settle for collecting plastic scraps and melting them into the shape of his toaster case.

The homemade toaster ended up looking more like a melted cake than a kitchen appliance.

It was nearly impossible to move forward without the help of some previous process.

He would later say, I realized that if you started absolutely from scratch you could easily spend your life making a toaster.