The smart money is on renewable energy
Tim McDonnell, grist.org
Fossil fuel cheerleaders take note: Renewable energy ain’t going nowhere — and it may prove to be the better bet in the long run.By 2030, renewables will account for 70 percent of new power supply worldwide, according to projections released Monda…
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Tweet-Mining For Crowd Management, Social Weather, And Emergencies
BY BEN SCHILLER, fastcoexist.com
It’s not just for insane hashtags anymore! Twitcident is mining the service to help manage everything from fires to crowded concerts.
Twitter might seem like an enormous stream of aimless chatter. But, to an increasing number of agencies,…
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April Joyner, inc.com
Apr 8, 2013
New apps and devices are bringing diagnosis and treatment straight to the end consumer.
Wellframe brings artificial intelligence to heart care.
The Affordable Care Act put a…
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Why You Can’t Find Women Engineers: They’re Too Well-Rounded
By: Anya Kamenetz, fastcompany.com
“Not lack of ability, but more choice,” say researchers.
Silicon Valley’s hottest companies are hurting for women engineers. And many pixels have been spilled trying to figure out why. The answer, according to a study released by Pitt…
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Retail | Start an Online Store With No Skills, No Stuff — And Now No Money
Marcus Wohlsen, wired.com
Forget software as a service. Welcome to the age of stuff as a service.
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The Ultimate Air Purifier Uses NASA Technology
By Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan, fastcodesign.com
This $800 device, designed by NewDealDesign, zaps particles using titanium dioxide.
As the space program shifted its focus from putting life into space to sustaining life in space, the plentiful technologies to emerge from its hollowed…
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Track Fuel Economy, Kill Check-Engine Lights With the Fitbit for Cars
Damon Lavrinc, wired.com
Everyone knows that mashing the gas, slamming on the brakes and cruising at high speeds kills fuel economy. And considering the average driver spends upwards of $3,000 a year on gas, you’d think people would be more inclined to change …
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How Mazda Reinvented the Diesel Engine
By Lawrence Ulrich, popsci.com
The company’s new diesel engine will get 44 mpg plus meet strict emission standards.
Diesel-engine designers have long grappled with a dilemma: Reducing emissions meant either cutting efficiency or adding expensive equipment. With the…
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Cloud Shield, Twine’s Gateway To The Full-Blown Internet Of Things
By John Pavlus, fastcodesign.com
Co.Design gets an exclusive first look at Cloud Shield, which makes Twine a full-blown internet device. Welcome to the Internet of Things.
If you’re not afraid of hacking together a bit of code and plugging tiny wires into a credit-card-sized…
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