In tech news, ThyssenKrupp has invented the turbolift.
I'm excited to see it implemented. Hopefully it won't take too long to catch on. Unfortunately, I'm not often in buildings tall enough to benefit from this technology.
We all know that starships in Star Trek have artificial gravity. They also have inertial damper. Therefore, we can conclude that they have the ability to counteract gravity.
However, as those technical manuals of Star Trek tell us, starships are using impulse drives for slower-than-light...