Babies are remarkably capable constructors of connections. When we are under two years old, our brains run in overdrive to create millions and millions of synapses. By the time we turn two, we have more than twice the number of synaptic connections as our adult brains. Over time we pair down these connections as we experiment and learn from life. However, this rich network of connective links is the key to starting to learn like a baby.
With Lime and Bird scooters covering just about every major U.S. city, you’d think all bets were off for walking. Think again.
Piaggio Fast Forward is staking its future on the idea that people will skip e-scooters or ride-hailing once they take a stroll with its gita robot. A Boston-based subsidiary of the iconic Vespa scooter maker, the company says the recent focus on getting fresh air and walking during the COVID-19 pandemic bodes well for its new robotics concept.