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smart-cities

Building the Smart Cities of the Future Now

Amber Plante for Zondits, June 29, 2015. Image credit: WT Vox Engineers are looking to take the terabytes of data that are being collected each year and use them to build “smart cities” in which the various components – waste management, traffic sensors, law enforcement, transit, electricity, etc. – can “speak” to each other along

digital-revolution

Is the Digital Revolution Helping or Hurting Efforts to Reduce Greenhouse Gases?

Energy Efficiency in the Digital Age: A Win-Win Huffington Post, June 1, 2015. Image credit: FirmBee Three billion personal computers in use today consume more than 1% of energy production, and 30 million computer servers use an added 1.5% of global electricity generation. And it’s not just computers using all of this power. The explosion

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