BBC Click drops into the driver’s seat in this in-depth look at the tech behind Formula E. (and more)
Adding to Now You Know’s analysis of the coming oil market collapse, Bloomberg chimes in with their own analysis and, well, it’s going to get interesting.
Jeremy Fielding has come up with a handy video introducing the concept of motor types, power, and references to how to wire, speed control, and use all the common types of motors with a focus on reusing motors salvaged from appliances and other sources. Steppers, BLDC, PMDC, single and three phase, universal motors, and more.
The Arcimoto is a three-wheeled, all-electric vehicle that is small, fast and incredibly fun to drive. The grand vision behind the Arcimoto is that people will use it for most of their day-to-day driving instead of relying on their bulky, gas guzzling cars.
In this video, Ashlee Vance heads to the Arcimoto’s birthplace in Eugene, Oregon to take the vehicle out for a spin and to hear the saga of its creation. Also, props for the “Portlandia” style intro to the video.