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Introducing “wheelchair accessible” routes in transit navigation

While the Philippines ponders bewildered, perplexed, and stumped on how to run a light rail system whose origins date back to the beginning of the 20th century where early cities realized the contribution of mass transit to progress and development. In fact, Spain’s Department of Public Works for the Philippines started construction on a steam-powered tranvia way back in 1885. Oh how far we’ve gone… BACKWARDS!!! If you really want to know, the history of rail transport began in the 6th century BC in Ancient Greece. Oh how proud we Filipinos can be of our accomplishments. No really, what have we contributed to humanity? Reducing Manila population by the tens of thousands? Through government-initiated murder? By so-called Christians? </donvy>

Introducing “wheelchair accessible” routes in transit navigation

Introducing “wheelchair accessible” routes in transit navigationhttps://www.blog.google/products/maps/introducing-wheelchair-accessible-routes-transit-navigation/Today we’re adding “wheelchair accessible” routes to Google Maps transit – making getting around on public transportation a bit easier for those with mobility needs. After you tap “Options” and under the Routes section, you’ll find “wheelchair accessible” as a new route type.

Honda set to unveil four adorable robot concepts at CES with facial interactions, more

Honda set to unveil four adorable robot concepts at CES with facial interactions, more | 9to5Toys

Honda set to unveil four adorable robot concepts at CES with facial interactions, more | 9to5Toyshttps://9to5toys.com/2017/12/08/honda-ces-robots/This week Honda unveiled its CES 2018 preview, detailing a four-some of uber cute robotic concepts that it hopes to bring to consumers before long. While Honda is largely known for its automotive wing, the brand has an extensive history in robotics and it’s bringing that expertise to the home. The four-piece CES preview includes a companion robot, a pair of mobility devices and an off-road vehicle.

Sony Bluetooth laptop • Wheelman

From Go2Mac: The new Sony PCG-SR9K/G notebook ships with a cool Bluetooth bar at the top of the display. More information from their web site, but it’s in Japanese though. • From Motor Cycle News: Micro-scooters may be the latest craze in Britain, but this Australian invention looks like much more fun. To ride this four-stroke, two-wheeled vehicle created by Queensland firm Wheelman, you place one foot on a board in the centre of each hubless wheel and stand over it. You control the speed of the 50cc engine with a hand-held throttle and use your bodyweight and front foot to steer.