Cute. They should make another one with a propeller, might get more juice out of it, especially in a high-rise.
Nanotech that doesn’t heat up and is able to reflect heat at the frequency required to leave the atmosphere. According to the article, some panels on your roof could lighten your AC load by 35%.
More about the project here.
Has anyone else noticed we’re solving more problems through building many little things (solar fields, drones…) rather than one big thing (nuclear plant, nuclear bomb)? Object-oriented programming, algorithmic facade design–it’s as if we are compelled to create mini-multitudes, not just a single Frankenstein. I’m sure this will all end well.