Work and climate change

Hot and Hotter are the Two States of Climate the World is Experiencing These Days

July 24, 2016 – It’s getting a bit mind-numbing to read these days that the latest month is statistically the hottest the world has ever recorded. NASA and NOAA scientists ... Continue Reading →
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Oxbotica – Autonomous Vehicle Software That Learns As It Drives

July 23, 2016 – University of Oxford software engineers have created an autonomous system designed to take data from a vehicle’s onboard cameras, laser scanners and radar ... Continue Reading →
Renegade 3D pen

Gizmos & Gadgets: A 3D Pen That Reuses Your Recyclable Plastic Household Waste

July 23, 2016 – Meet Renegade, a 3D pen that you can use to recycle the plastic garbage bags, soda pop bottles, and other plastic you collect every time you shop. The developers, ... Continue Reading →
Breakthrough Starshot

Habitable Planet News: We Just Can’t Stop Searching and Thinking About Leaving Earth It Seems

July 21, 2016 – Elon Musk wants a colony on Mars to ensure the survival of our species. He is convinced that dependence on one planet is a sure way to extinction. Mars wouldn’t ... Continue Reading →
millennials everywhere

Selling to Millennials Represents a Generational Change: Part 1

July 20, 2-16 – This posting is Jessica Oaks’ ninth contribution to the 21st Century Tech blog. She is a freelance journalist with a passion for technology news, her themes ... Continue Reading →
IDA under development

New Docking Adapter Will Democratize Connecting to the International Space Station

July 20, 2016 – On board SpaceX‘s latest Dragon supply mission to the International Space Station (ISS) is a technology that will make it possible for many different types ... Continue Reading →
Cretaceous-Paleogene-Extinction-Event

A “We Fail to Learn From History” Comment Got Me Thinking About How the Dinosaurs Died

July 19, 2016 – Over a cup of Earl Grey Tea last evening I met with a friend to discuss his work on the human mind. As we discussed Donald Trump and the state of the United States, ... Continue Reading →
disruptive innovation

Demonetizing Our Living Costs – Peter Diamandis Talks About Technological Socialism

July 18, 2016 – In the latest email I received from Peter Diamandis, founder of the Ansari XPrize he talks about the rapid demonetization of the cost of living. What does that ... Continue Reading →
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David Suzuki Talks About The Future of Hydroelectric Power in a Warming World

July 18, 2016 –In an email I received from the David Suzuki Foundation he talks about how global warming will impact a most important renewable energy source, hydroelectric power. ... Continue Reading →
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“There’s something going on” New Scientific Studies Borrow a Trump Phrase But There’s No Conspiracy

July 17, 2016 – The presumptive nominee of the U.S. Republican Party, Donald Trump, is fond of spouting conspiracy theories. Climate change is a Chinese-inspired hoax. President ... Continue Reading →