Topic : Technology

  • A woman is silhouetted next to a solar panel display by solar module supplier Upsolar at the 4th PV Expo in Tokyo Forum Article

    3 ways to organise your way to innovation

    In a previous post I wrote about my concern with ‘unnovation’ – whereby businesses risk disastrous… more

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    How the power-free memory chip just got closer

    A new way of switching the magnetic properties of a material using just a small applied voltage… more

  • People queue to receive home disinfectant kits to prevent Ebola from Doctors Without Borders in Monrovia Forum Article

    The challenge of collecting data on Ebola

    Yesterday the World Bank released their first report on the socioeconomic impacts of Ebola that was… more

  • A man stands in Grand Central Terminal, as passengers face limited train service on New Haven Line between Stamford Station and Grand Central Terminal due to Con Edison power problem in New York Forum Article

    What new power is… and three things it is not

    Across sectors and cultures, our leaders are struggling. In fact, the world may be facing… more

  • Blackberry Bold smartphone, Samsung Galaxy Note phablet and Apple iPad 2 tablet are displayed in this illustration in Hong Kong Forum Article

    6 apps that make email more productive

    Everybody loves to complain about email. We get way too much of it, we can't tell what's important from… more

  • Students take notes from their iPads at the Steve Jobs school in Sneek Forum Article

    Teaching: can we blend tradition with technology?

    Ever since the invention of the printed word, academics have been arguing about the proper place… more

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    Key facts about the cloud

    For many people, "the cloud" is a nebulous term, but it simply refers to software and services that… more

  • Passengers look out as the full moon rises over the London Eye Forum Article

    How to crowdfund a mission to the moon

    A British-led consortium has announced an ambitious space mission named Lunar Mission One that plans to… more

  • NASA MSFC handout shows Comet ISON in this five-minute exposure taken at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center Forum Article

    Does this prove one of Einstein’s theories?

    In his general theory of relativity, Albert Einstein predicted that there are such things as gravitational… more

  • AmericaInfrastructure Forum Article

    How to fix America’s bridges

    There are about 600,000 bridges in the United States, and about one in four is classifiedas functionally… more

  • medicine-gut-microbes1-628x330 Forum Article

    Can Wikipedia help fight global epidemics?

    Wikipedia articles may have a purpose outside of being plagiarism fodder for lazy college students. In… more

  • A man walks past a display of televisions at a home electronics shop in Jakarta. Forum Article

    How to make televisions more energy efficient

    If LCD TVs start getting much more colorful — and energy-efficient — in the next few years, it will… more

  • A view of a partially dried-up pond at a village of Guangnan county Forum Article

    How to use nature to solve water shortages

    Each year, cities around the world spend $90 billion to build infrastructure that’s… more

  • To match feature JAPAN-METALS/RECYCLING Forum Article

    Computer chips and targeted medicine: what’s the link?

    A team of scientists led by Yale University systems biologist and biomedical engineer Andre Levchenko has… more

  • A hand is silhouetted in front of a computer screen in this picture illustration taken in Berlin Forum Article

    The data security threat from former employees

    Every month thousands of people leave their jobs. The question every business owner should ask — before… more

  • An illustration picture shows projection of binary code on man holding aptop computer in Warsaw Forum Article

    Managing security risks with the Internet of Things

    An ever-increasing number of our consumer electronics is internet-connected. We’re living at the… more

  • Rose of Britain and Westerlund of Sweden work in the office of the HowDo start-up at the Wostel co-working space in Berlin Forum Article

    How to boost innovation in cities

    A variety of collaboration spaces are spreading across urban innovation ecosystems. This makes sense… more

  • Fog sourrounds the mountains in Goncalves, in the state of Minas Gerais Forum Article

    Could this app cut your stress?

    Looking over the landscape I could see an old tree standing frozen and seemingly dead, its branches coated… more