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David Suzuki Asks How Much Food Can Cities Produce?

August 26, 2016 – In the latest email from the David Suzuki Foundation, it looks at urbanization, climate change, and food production pointing to a future where cities become ... Continue Reading →
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Gizmos & Gadgets: Evaptainers Keep Food Cool Without Electricity

August 26, 2016 – A Massachusetts-based company that owes its origin to a class project at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has created a refrigerator that works without ... Continue Reading →
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NuTonomy Beats Uber in Race to Put On Demand Autonomous Vehicles on City Streets

August 25, 2016 – A three-year old company spun out of Massachusetts Institute of Technology has launched a self-driving taxi service in Singapore today. It represents the first ... Continue Reading →
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Gizmos & Gadgets: New Additive Manufacturing Printer Could Revolutionize Car and Aircraft Industries

August 25, 2016 – In the last week Stratasys, a 3D printing systems manufacturer announced that is working with Ford and Boeing to produce printed parts on an industrial scale. ... Continue Reading →
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Epiphany Z: 8 Radical Visions for Transforming Your Future

August 24, 2016 – The headline of this posting is the title of Thomas Frey’s new book describing his vision of our unfolding future. Frey is one of a growing group of individuals ... Continue Reading →
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Big Data: How Analysis of Large Data Sets is Altering The Way Business Works in the 21st Century

August 24, 2016 – Today’s guest columnist is Michael Glass. He is a technology and gaming blogger originally from Ireland. Currently based in New York, Michael follows the ... Continue Reading →
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Floods in Louisiana Raise Two Questions: Is This Climate Change and Will This Facilitate the Spread of Zika?

August 22, 2016 – A once in 500 year storm doesn’t necessarily point to climate change, but for those teetering on the edge between denial and belief, it certainly tips ... Continue Reading →
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United Arab Emirates Pilot Project Stores Solar Energy in Desert Sand

August 22, 2016 – The city of Masdar is Abu Dhabi’s great experiment in building a sustainable urban environment for an extreme climate.  Designed to incorporate a bit ... Continue Reading →
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NASA News: New Universal Docking Port Installed and Speculation to Sell the International Space Station

August 21, 2016 – On Friday two American astronauts performed a spacewalk to install the International Docking Adapter delivered to the International Space Station (ISS) by a ... Continue Reading →
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British Columbia Fails to Deliver on Transition to Low Carbon Future

August 20, 2016 – The province in Canada that was the leader among equals in the fight to reduce carbon emissions through the introduction of a progressive carbon tax has fallen ... Continue Reading →