Vestri Bike: Bike Rental System for a Greener Tomorrow

Taking inspiration from the modern city environment, Charlwood Design (Victoria-based Australian design firm) conceives the Vestri bike rental system that allots wind turbines a respectable position within an entirely green setup. Aside from generating their own power, the stations lock the bikes and wirelessly communicate to a central command centre about vacant slots. The central computer and bike lighting also get the much-needed succor from the wind power.


Between Ford and Zuckerberg, a lot has changed

There's lots of stuff none of us have ever seen before. That's good in some ways, but limiting in other ways.

In the early part of the 20th century, the developed world experienced a major transition from a basic agrarian economy to an industrialized society. Technology began to focus on the mechanization of the production of consumer goods and improvements in communications whilst transportation widened the external perspectives from localized issues to national, and even international concerns.