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Research Tools: The Atlas of Sustainable Development 2018 Published (A Visual Guide to Data and Development, Open Data, Open Code)

We’re pleased to release the 2018 Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals. With over 180 maps and charts, the new publication shows the progress …

HyTech Power may have solved hydrogen, one of the hardest problems in clean energy - Vox

The “hydrogen economy” may be a thing after all.<p>It is an odd twist of chemistry that there is fuel embedded in the most common substance on earth: water.<p>Hydrogen — the H of H2O fame — turns out to be something of an all-purpose element, a Swiss Army knife for energy. It can be produced without …

Clean Energy

The idea that everything from spoons to stones is conscious is gaining academic credibility

Consciousness permeates reality. Rather than being just a unique feature of human subjective experience, it’s the foundation of the universe, present in every particle and all physical matter.<p>This sounds like easily-dismissible bunkum, but as traditional attempts to explain consciousness continue …

Consciousness

What Algorithms Can Learn from Journalism

<i>This post was originally published in AdWeek and is based on a talk Flipboard co-founder and CEO Mike McCue gave at Web Summit in Lisbon in November 2017.</i><p>There’s no doubt that people, companies and even governments are weaponizing social media platforms by paying to game the system: the algorithms …

20 Healthiest Foods on Earth

Some foods pack more nutritional punch than others, and these 20 offer the most health benefits pound for pound of all food on the planet. They not …

3.5 Billion-Year-Old Fossils Challenge Ideas About Earth’s Start

In the arid, sun-soaked northwest corner of Australia, along the Tropic of Capricorn, the oldest face of Earth is exposed to the sky. Drive through …

Ford Paves a Path From Big Automaker to Big Operating System

In its 114-year history, Ford has been many kinds of automaker. A manufacturing innovator, a hawker of Mustang muscle, a pickup powerhouse. Now the …

All Good Magazines Go to Heaven

LONDON — When James Hyman was a scriptwriter at MTV Europe, in the 1990s, before the rise of the internet, there was a practical — as well as compulsive — reason he amassed an enormous collection of magazines. “If you’re interviewing David Bowie, you don’t want to be like, ‘O.K., mate, what’s your …

David Bowie

Amazon's Utterly Predictable Game of Musical Chairs

The same cities that always get a seat are still in the competition for HQ2. Yawn.<p>So I saw the Amazon list. And what’s really interesting is that without my saying more, you know exactly what list I mean. Not the list of Amazon’s best-sellers or best deals. The list of cities that are finalists for …

How your supermarket could manipulate you for your own good

Supermarkets have always played tricks on your mind. Can they help you to eat better?<p>Supermarket design is not neutral. Food retailers know how to make you lean towards certain choices and products. But, can they apply the same skills to make people buy healthier food?<p>Psychologists, marketing …

3 Signs Your Startup is Ready to Expand

These three signs will tell you if your business is ready for the next big step.<p>Building and running a business is neither a sprint nor a marathon -- it's a decathlon. What you need to be good at varies day to day.<p>Just like in a decathlon, you'll encounter both slow and fast periods when it comes …

Small Business

ConsenSys And Amalto Developing Ethereum Blockchain Platform For Oil And Gas Order Processing

Blockchain outfit ConsenSys and field data management firm Amalto have announced a joint venture to develop a platform to facilitate the automation of ticket-based order-to-cash processes in the oil and gas industry.<p>The venture called Ondiflo, based in Houston, Texas, USA will be underpinned by an …

Blockchain

If Birds Left Tracks in the Sky, They’d Look Like This

MagazineYear of the Bird<p>A photographer captures the paths that birds make across the sky.<p><b>If birds left tracks in the sky, what would they look like?</b> For years Barcelona-based photographer Xavi Bou has been fascinated by this question. Just as a sinuous impression appears when a snake slides across …

Birds

At Davos, Big Tech Is Waiting for Its Grace Period to Run Out

There’s a trust crisis afoot.<p>Earlier this week, Edelman’s annual Trust Barometer report suggested that trust is collapsing in America. In a survey of …

I Asked 5,000 People How They Stay Passionate at Work. Here's What I Found

The data shows a clear path.<p>When it comes to selecting a job or career, the usual advice is to love what you do. In fact, given all the talk about …

Meet the motorbike-racing robot

The development of a robot created to compete with human motorbike racing times has implications beyond the track.<p>The Thunderhill Raceway in California’s Sacramento Valley is soaked in the oil of motorsport history.<p>It is home to the longest automobile race in the United States, known as the 25 …

Nafta Said to Gain Steam With Agreement on Anti-Corruption Moves

Talks to update Nafta took a step forward after negotiators in Montreal agreed to measures aimed at preventing corruption, the first official …

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of January 22nd, 2018)

President Donald Trump delivered his first speech at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, reassuring the global elite that “America is open for business” and “America first is not America alone.”<p>The speech garnered mixed reactions, even as news broke at home that Trump tried to fire Robert …

What Do We Encounter Going Straight Up Out Of The Solar System?

So if our solar system is more or less flat in terms of the planetary rotations around the sun (I’m using typical pictorial depictions of the solar system), what is up and down from our solar system and galaxies? It doesn’t seem like above and below of light years in space is ever explored. Or are …

How a Genius Thinks and How the Really Rich Fly

Your weekend reads.<p>The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of <i></i>Peaberry coffee, grab a seat on the chesterfield, and get ready for our longer-form weekend reads:<p>The Tax Law, Just One Month Old, Is Roaring Through U.S. Companies: From acquisitions and equipment purchases to stock buybacks, firms are …

Top 6 Technology Trends Impacting Commercial Real Estate in 2018

How Blockchain Is Disrupting Real Estate?

Blockchain Disrupting Real Estate expert panel

Blockchain in Real Estate

Banking on the Blockchain: Is Blockchain the Future of Real Estate?

The Latest Laser Eye Surgery Innovation Shaking Up The Health Industry - And Anyone Can Do It

One of our most cherished senses has to be the gift of sight. For a start, you’d not be reading this article without it. But as any glasses wearer will tell you, how nice it would be to not always worry about ensuring you have two heavy rims filled with glass hanging off your face all day. Then …

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