Day: March 9, 2020

Norway pushes to electrify all domestic flights by 2040

Those that live in the most northern part of Norway could see electric planes in the skies in the next 10 years.

A report from state-owned Norwegian airport operator Avinor and the country’s Civil Aviation Authority published this month, says electric planes could be a boon to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and tackling climate change, The Barents Observer reports.

[Read: Want to take your partner on a romantic EV road trip? Head to Norway]

Electric planes, Norway, 2030, soon, commercial, domestic
Credit: Avinor
There are 16 airports within 350 km of Northern Norway’s central city, Alta.

In the Northern most section of the country, there are 16

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Containers march into the mainstream

When Edison invented the lightbulb, it had a problem: It needed to be hardwired to the lamp. Hence the Edison screw, which became the standard that, to this day, allows almost any bulb to be twisted into almost any light fixture, be it desk lamp or chandelier.

A decade ago, Solomon Hykes’ invention of Docker containers had an analogous effect: With a dab of packaging, any Linux app could plug into any Docker container on any Linux OS, no fussy installation required. Better yet, multiple containerized apps could plug into a single instance of the OS, with each app

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Best smart light bulbs 2020: Reviewed and rated

Smart light bulbs—LED-based bulbs that can be controlled by a hub or smartphone app—are no longer a new idea. What is new is how far this technology has come since its advent just a few years ago. Also new: Products like the Nanoleaf Aurora—a system of interlocking LED panels that let you decorate with light—fundamentally change the light-bulb concept.

Smart bulb buyer’s cheat sheet

Smart LED bulbs aren’t quite a commodity, but they are getting close to maturity as far as the market goes. Today’s bulbs are more compact, much brighter, have better color representation, and, for the most

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