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Three “Ps” the World Needs to Master in the 21st Century – Part 2: Politics

August 29, 2016 – There was a time in the 20th century when democracy faced its biggest challenge. It was the Second World War and totalitarian states wielded significant power ... Continue Reading →
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3 “Ps” the World Needs to Master in the 21st Century – Part 1: Population

August 28, 2016 – The climate change we are observing today is anthropogenic in origin. It is by far the most formidable challenge we humans face in the 21st century and beyond. ... Continue Reading →

Health Threat from Climate Change Outlined in Speech to Canadian Doctors

August 27, 2016 – This week James Orbinski, founding member of Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) spoke to a meeting of Canadian doctors in Vancouver, telling ... Continue Reading →
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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 →

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 →