Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired It’s Business Time for Rocket Lab, Launcher of Small Satellites

Hexbyte Tech News Wired It’s Business Time for Rocket Lab, Launcher of Small Satellites

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“Dear everyone,” wrote Rocket Lab CEO Peter Beck during a reddit AMA in April, “I’m not building a bigger rocket any time soon.” Beck seems to get asked about expansion a lot. He and his Kiwi-US space company don’t build craft whose names end in “heavy.” Their rockets don’t land after launch. They’re only about…

The Secret Gay Business Network of Midcentury America | JSTOR Daily

The Secret Gay Business Network of Midcentury America | JSTOR Daily

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The mid-twentieth-century traveling businessman has become an archetype: A lonely guy with a briefcase, traveling from one anonymous office to another, cut off from both deep social ties and his own deepest feelings. But, for a subset of these men, historian Nicholas L. Syrett writes, a life of business travel represented a sense of freedom…

This Week in the Future of Cars: It’s Business Time

This Week in the Future of Cars: It’s Business Time

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The road to riches, success, and happiness (not in that order) is paved with failure. So no wonder those working on the future of transportation are willing to experiment a bit before they totally break the mold. This week, WIRED’s Transportation team explored the ever-confusing “flying car” market, the researchers studying how people could use…