Posts Tagged technology

Got a Minute? Give a Minute!

January 26, 2011
Got a Minute? Give a Minute!

And post your idea on how to make NYC’s neighborhoods greener…in May. Give a Minute is a web based civil engagement application that allows people to submit ideas about a certain topic.  It acts as a huge digital white board where all ideas are posted on virtual post-its.  Viewers can see these ideas, share them […]

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Thinking Into the Future: Cities as Complex Systems and the Weight of History

June 15, 2010

Keri Facer – Learning to live in interesting times from FutureEverything on Vimeo. The video I share with you today comes from one of the keynote speakers at Future Everything, a design and technologies conference held in Manchester.  Keri Facer gives a provoking talk on how we think about the future–psychologically, collectively, technologically–and what it […]

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NYC Is Ready for the Electric Car, and Other Tidbits from Detroit

January 14, 2010
NYC Is Ready for the Electric Car, and Other Tidbits from Detroit

Many of our readers may not have needed an official report to affirm this, but New York City is ready for electric cars according to the consulting firm, McKinsey.  Green Inc., conveying the report’s findings in advance, says that one fifth of New Yorkers are “early adopters” who are likely to buy an electric car.  […]

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Strong Start for Green Tech in 2010

January 8, 2010
Strong Start for Green Tech in 2010

Yesterday, Earth2Tech delivered some heartening news for folks following the Green Tech industry.  In the first week of 2010 nine firms managed to raise at least $113 million!  Here are some of the details: Clean Power Finance, which connects residential solar installers and developers online, says it’s raised $6.9 million in a round co-led by […]

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What Can We Expect in 2010?

January 4, 2010
What Can We Expect in 2010?

The beginning of a new year always brings fresh expectations of things come and new visions of what to work toward.  In the realm of sustainability, there seems to be plenty in store for us in 2010.  For this post, I’ve put together an extremely non-comprehensive break down of some of the things that I […]

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