Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Real-time holograms, new multicolored fish, an infinity train, a remote restaurant and more from around the web

This Real-Time Hologram App Aims to Improve Remote Video Meetings As an alternative to Zoom or other (empowering yet exhausting) remote video meeting services, the startup Matsuko—a finalist in SXSW Pitch 2022’s Extended Reality & Immersive Technology category—is developing real-time hologram-meeting capabilities. All one needs is an iPhone and the free Matsuko app. “Our brain is wired for the third dimension, and we need a sensation …

Electric “Infinity Train” Charges Itself With Gravity

UK-based Williams Advanced Engineering has been acquired by Australian company Fortescue, which is transitioning toward green renewables and resources, and together they have announced the world first zero-emission Infinity Train. It’s electrically-powered and can move loads of iron ore without needing to be charged by an external source. Because the train travels downhill, there’s enough momentum and braking opportunities to regenerate power in the battery …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

A hydrogen-fueled train, an NFT fundraiser for Ukraine, oil-spill constellations and more from around the web

New Storm-Tracking Satellite Will Observe Space Weather Too Headed into space on 1 March, the GOES-T satellite and its arsenal of high-resolution cameras will track storms, wildfires and more in real time across North America. The National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration (NAOA) partnered with NASA to design and construct the satellite, which already has siblings in space. In contrast to previous satellites of this nature, …