Andrew Bowerbank

577 Flips | 1 Magazine | 2 Likes | 5 Following | 17 Followers | @abowerbank | Andrew Bowerbank is a respected authority on channel-to-market strategies for new technologies, systems and processes. Mr. Bowerbank is the CEO of The Innovation Fund and Special Advisor to industry leaders developing innovative solutions for the global marketplace. He is also a Council member at the FCM Green Municipal Fund, Senior Fellow at York University IRIS and a member of the BRE Global Standing Panel of Experts (UK).

Chevy Could Beat Tesla to Building the First Mainstream Electric Car

The electric vehicle market long has been divided into two segments: Tesla, and everybody else.<p>This is because the Tesla Model S sedan offers a range …

Electric Vehicles

What science stories will be big in 2015?

<b>To help ring in the new year, the BBC's science and environment journalists weigh in on the blockbuster stories heading our way in 2015.</b><p>An overview of 2015<p><b>David Shukman, science editor</b><p>Two very different countdowns will attract a lot of attention next year - one ticking towards to a summit on …

New Electric Cars In 2015 — I’m Counting 15

<b>Published on</b> December 31st, 2014 | <i>by Zachary Shahan</i><p>102<p>New Electric Cars In 2015 — I’m Counting 15<p>December 31st, 2014 by <b>Zachary Shahan</b><p>Originally …

This car can run for 100 years without ever having to refuel

Could This Be Solar Energy's Big Moment?

Solar power has been on an upswing in the U.S., with usage now standing at six times’ its 2010 rate and the cost of solar installations since 2010 …

6 Far Future Business Technology Innovations | Inc.com

In the future, small business will change beyond recognition. One of the main drivers for this shift? The one we already know about today: advances in technology. In the past 13 years writing about small business, I've seen my share of tech milestones. Some, like social networking, have rocked the …

Ailish Manned Rocket Concept Proposal for NASA

NASA has developed a $10 billion manned rocket to explore the universe which will embark on a test flight by 2017. <b>Ailish</b> is a futuristic, manned …

Space Exploration

Pete's Picks

As TSX Venture stocks struggle to recover from this week’s historic lows, some might prefer to divert their eyes from the stock charts and look on …

(HD) Future Humanoid Robots -From Fiction to Reality - Full Documentary

Robotics

Are we ready for the rise of social robots?

Social robots are coming, but will we enjoy their company? Chris Baraniuk explains why it might not always be easy to adjust to our new companions, and how it’ll change us.<p><b>Robots are like mechanical butlers, right?</b> <br>Not anymore. Some machines are programmed to simply respond to our whims, like the …

World-Changing Ideas Summit: Watch the future unfold

The World-Changing Ideas Summit on 21 October brought together of the world’s brightest minds together to discuss tomorrow’s challenges – from space travel to meaningful life.

Self-driving cars: ‘A vaccine that can save lives’

Road accidents kill more 1.2 million people on the world’s roads every year. One transport expert believes autonomous vehicles could end this 'epidemic'.<p>For many millions of people, the working weekday starts with the commute to work by car. How long does it take you? Half an hour? In that 30 …

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Why future cars will be more fun

From vehicles with sails to cars controlled by wingsuits, the future of driving may be more about pleasure than getting from A to B, says Michelin’s Ben Ebel.<p>The imminent future of driverless cars promises to make driving safer and more efficient… but will this world be more fun? Maybe we’ll all …

The rise of human-like robots, cars and drones

Should we add more humour and humanity to our gadgets? David Robson reports on a new breed of machine designed to make us love them, and discovers whether robots can make you laugh...<p>Ginger is only a couple of feet tall, but she soon commands attention as she takes to the stage. “I would like to …

Robotics

World-Changing Ideas Summit 2014: Ezekiel Emanuel

Ezekiel Emanuel has said he doesn’t want to live past 75. He explains why he thinks extending later life is wrong.<p>Physician and bioethicist Ezekiel Emanuel caused controversy earlier this month when he wrote an essay for the Atlantic on how he hoped he would die at 75. At BBC Future’s …

Plans to build the world's largest solar panel production plant in North America

Just after signing an agreement to acquire Silevo (a solar panel maker), SolarCity announced it’s plans to build one of the world’s largest solar …

Israel Is Building a Futuristic Transit System of Magnetic Pods

Israel's biggest defense contractor is getting into mass transit, building the world's first aerial maglev to carry people in egg-like pods around …

Tesla opening access to its patents to accelerate electric car development - Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News

SAN FRANCISCO – Electric car maker Tesla Motors is handing over the keys to its technology in an unusual effort to encourage other automakers to …

B.C.’s Pacific Future Energy promises “greenest oil refinery ever”

Pacific Future Energy says it will establiash “the greenest refinery ever built.” (Darrell Nash)<p>From the time Enbridge began talking publicly about …

The people with ‘animal powers’

By augmenting their bodies and minds to acquire animal-like abilities, some people are trying to sense a world that most humans cannot experience, says Frank Swain.<p>At the end of World War I, the aristocratic Horace Ridler returned to Britain from Mesopotamia a changed man. Turning his back on his …

GOLDMAN: Solar Is On The Way To Dominating The Electricity Market, And The World Has Elon Musk To Thank

It's relatively soon.<p>Here's the timeline from Cleantech analysts Brian Lee and Thomas Daniels, included in Goldman's latest note on Tesla:<p>First, assuming the Gigafactory — the giant manufacturing facility that will soon begin pumping out lithium ion batteries to be used in both Tesla vehicles and …

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FORTUNE — Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk accused New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Friday of cutting a “backroom deal” with the state’s auto dealer lobby to push through a rule change that effectively bars the electric car company from selling vehicles directly to consumers.<p>In response to the rule …

8 Ways Tech Has Completely Rewired Our Brains

Technology has altered human physiology. It makes us think differently, feel differently, even dream differently. It affects our memory, attention …

Review: LG's Flexible and Self-Healing Smartphone

Curved smartphones have hogged the limelight this year in the gadget world for their groundbreaking technology in hardware — Samsung became the first to roll out a smartphone with a curved display screen in October this year, and LG followed shortly after with the G Flex.<p>The G Flex is LG’s take on …

Articles about open sesame on Dwell.com - Dwell

High school students at Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall school in Massachusetts got an early lesson in architecture and design when they...<p>Could Thread be the new home automation...<p>Amidst much anticipated celebration, the High Line on the west side of Manhattan has finally opened.<p>MUJI, the Japanese brand …

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What Our First Industrial Design School Assignment Should Have Been: Self-Made Carrying Cases

One of our first assignments as industrial design students should have been to design and build our own carrying cases. But no, we students were too …

EDAG's Genesis: The 3D printed car of the future

To understand the importance and relevance of EDAG's future take on automotive production – the printing of whole car bodies – it's necessary to …

Automotive Industry