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Gamification, Email, Business, Innovation and the Crowd: How We Internetwork is Changing

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July 1, 2015 - It is Canada Day here north of the 49th parallel, the 148th year of the nation's birth. So today I went to watch my Toronto Blue Jays in action and have just returned to post the first of its kind blog here at 21st Century Tech. The collaboration is with Jessica Oaks, who has been a regular guest contributor.

New Invention Boosts Fiber Optic Transmission Up to 400%

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June 30, 2015 - Just in case you were worried that we didn't have enough data traveling through fiber optic cables, engineers at

Space is Harder Than Commercial Operators Think

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June 29, 2015 - The United States has put its trust in commercial space operators, Orbital, Boeing and SpaceX to continue supporting low-Earth orbit unmanned and human space activities.

Peter Diamandis Talks About the Future of Transportation

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June 28, 2015 - In his latest email blast Peter Diamandis talks about four revolutions in transportation that he expects will take place within this decade.

Yes We Have Climate Change But Isn't World Population Growth The Real Problem?

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June 27, 2015 - One of my readers constantly points out when I write about climate change that atmospheric carbon isn't the problem. Instead it is the continuing hockey stick graph of human population growth which closely resembles the rise in CO2.

What Do Governments Have to Do to Create Low-Carbon Economies?

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June 26, 2015 - National governments today have a lot of balls in the air.

Technology That Produces Oxygen from CO2 Could Have Far Reaching Impact

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June 25, 2015 - For future astronauts on Deep Space missions, a technology developed at University of California, could prove the difference between life and death.

Splitting Water Breakthrough at Stanford University

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June 24, 2015 - One of the knocks against hydrogen fuel cells comes from the way we create hydrogen by burning natural gas. The process is energy intensive and a carbon polluter.

Peanut Allergy Breakthrough May End This Phenomenon

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June 24, 2015 - When I was a child I didn't know anyone with a peanut allergy. At school peanut butter and jam sandwiches were standard fare for lunches. But something happened over the 60 years since my kindergarten days.

Potato Farmers Experience Climate Change

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June 23, 2015 - Look at this benign appearing insect in the image below, no bigger than a grain of rice. It is Empoasca Fabae, otherwise known as the potato leafhopper and it is a voracious consumer of potatoes, green beans, soybean, rhubarb, alfalfa and other crops.

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