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Who Has a Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap? Guess!

Len Rosen's picture

October 21, 2014 - Don't know the answer. Well it's the people who occupy the biggest building in the world, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.

Testing Forecast Repeatability: Before and After Data on the Move from TechCast.org to TechCastGlobal.com

William Halal's picture

TechCast’s recent move from its 6th generation website (www.TechCast.org) to its new 7th gen site (www.TechCastGlobal.com) offered a rare opportunity to test the repeatability of forecast data.

Ohio State University Invents All-in-One Solar Cell and Battery

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Len Rosen's picture

October 20, 2014 - A recent edition of the journal Nature Communications, includes an article entitled,

Why Aren't Tropical Island Nations Embracing Renewable Energy?

Len Rosen's picture

October 18, 2014 - Think about it. Why would a small island nation that gets 300+ sunny days a year and fairly constant ocean winds import coal, oil, diesel or liquid natural gas to provide power to its citizens? Why would island nations of volcanic origin with active and passive geothermal capacity not be harvesting these resources rather than burning fossil fuels?

The World is On a Fast Track to Learn About Ebola

Len Rosen's picture

October 17, 2014 - With the outbreak in West Africa teetering out of control, and with the first cases showing up outside of Africa, medical teams are on a fast track to understand how to contain and eradicate this deadly virus.

Is Lockheed Martin Pulling Our Chain? - Truck-Sized Fusion Reactors in Less Than a Decade?

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Len Rosen's picture

October 17, 2014 - In the world of fusion power we have an ongoing technology race between cold and hot fusion. Where traditional science sees cold fusion with dubious eyes, the investment in hot fusion research has been multiple billions of dollars with no commercial end result after several decades.

We Think We’ve Arrived, but Today is Only a Glimpse of our Digital Future

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Dan Abelow's picture

How can we accelerate a more successful future Digital Earth into the present? We can invent it and build it today, in our generation. We can add tomorrow’s immense digital future to our lives, our companies and our prosperity.

Sustainable Deltas Initiative Shares Tools to Mitigate Submerging Coastlines

Len Rosen's picture

October 16, 2014 - The Netherlands, no stranger to coastal flooding, was the launch location for an international program focused on protecting vulnerable deltas worldwide. Announced in September in Rotterdam, the initiative intends to spawn new research and develop new tools aimed at responding to the threats to vulnerable delta and riverine coastal areas in the 21st century.

Huge Holes in Mars One Plan Say MIT Students

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Len Rosen's picture

October 15, 2014 - I have written several postings about Mars One and have questioned the aggressive timetable and lack of appropriate tested technology to ensure its ambitious goal - to place th

For the Love of Robots: Three Principles for Social Governance of the Future of AI and the Biotech Industry

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Michael Lee's picture

Today, a man’s best friend is a machine, to paraphrase the familiar English idiom. Our dependency on information and intelligence technologies is increasing at a phenomenal rate, pushing up the scale and speed of change.

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