Will the First Humans to Step Foot on Mars have Internet Access?
Musk threw out some pretty hair-raising news at the 2017 IAC conference this year, including his plans to use the BFR (Big Fucking Rocket) to transport humans almost anywhere on earth in less than a half hour, ideas about colonizing the moon and using it as a jump-off point, and even how he would manage to gain financing to build the BFR and interplanetary transport system he’s idolized for years now. Of course, the BFR and ITS are just pipe dreams at the moment, but Musk seems to be on top of trying to make them happen. And, what’s more important is that he confirmed that Mars is still on the docket for the future, and the journey may be taking place a lot sooner than we think. Shortly after IAC 2017, Musk took part in an “ask-me-anything” (AMA) forum on Reddit, and it didn’t take long for questions to start coming in. Among questions about the BFR and SpaceX in general, was what seemed to be the most important question of all:
“Does SpaceX have any interesting in putting more satellites in orbit around Mar’s (or even rockets) for internet/communications before we get feet on the ground?”
Of course, this question is important for two different reasons. First off, it would be nice to be able to communicate with our interplanetary travelers once they arrive on our red neighbor. But, of course, we know humans can’t live without the internet for days, and we have to be able to post selfies during the sunrise and sunset on Mars, right? Okay, all jokes aside, it’s actually quite a good idea, and Musk seemed to tease us about it a bit: “If anyone wants to build a high bandwidth comm link to Mars, please do.”
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iXOOST has been the pinnacle of handmade music docking systems since their launch in 2012 and they recently launched the iXOOST XiLO, the first wireless audio system that recreates the magical sound of engines.
It is created to express a passion for the ‘Made in Italy’ generation where research, design and craftsmanship are all layered into one beautiful unit to bring the sound where you want it and how you want it
The company takes used exhaust headers from high-performance engines found in Formula 1 cars, Indy cars, prototypes, GT race cars, and road-legal supercars to turn them into artistic tabletop speaker systems.
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Hustled in the ancient town of Modena, Italy, is an abode of sorts for the automotive culture with greats like Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati and Pagani having their roots running deep through the history of the city to create a legacy for themselves. Coming from the same town is IXOOST, another manufacturer who believes that the skill and imagination needed to produce objects are adapted to those who use them, and not the other way round.
Paying new homage to the craftsmanship of Modena, IXOOST introduces their brand new music docking station – ESAVOX, ‘the birth of sound dedicated to Lamborghini cars’.
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The Bugatti PG Bike. The world’s most exclusive cycle.
To become a worthy successor of the great Bugatti Veyron, it takes a great deal of commitment and sacrifice, even by the people who made it in the first place. Luckily, the French chaps have pulled off a great feat and have given the world the Bugatti Chiron. A car, an uncompromised piece of machinery that has no comparison to anything on the road. And also that it proves that the wealthy live a different way of life than the rest of us.
The French brand is at it once again in reminding us that we’re still peasants. But this time it has nothing to do with horsepower or four wheels. Instead, it is a two-wheeled cycle that Bugatti is making in collaboration with PG, the premier cycle guys from Netherlands. It does, however, share a few things from the car – It is a piece of art, has a lot of carbon fibre and it costs money. Sh*t loads of it.
Porsche 911 GT3 Bluetooth Speaker
Porsche is not just a roaring name for the beast of machines they produce on four wheels. They are equally mean with their posh accessories and gadgets coming out of their official accessories department, Porsche-Design. Accessories for those less fortunate folks who could not get their hands on the actual car. One of such accessory that catches any fine eye for design and basic Porsche instincts is their new 911 Bluetooth speaker.
The 911 speakers is an apparatus that owes its origin and suave design to the parts acquired from the mad 911 GT3 car. Yes, this luxury high-end Bluetooth speaker is built using elements from the exhaust pipe of the 911 GT3 and is a design ecstasy to music gadget lover.