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Matt Lehrer hopes to inspire his team to avoid stagnation and dare to dream a new future.

Innovation

How Rooftop Farms Yield 20 Times More Produce Than Traditional Farms

As more and more people move to cities, the demand for access to fresher, more nutritious foods continues to rise. Brooklyn-based Gotham Greens builds greenhouses on urban rooftops. Inside the greenhouses, the company grows vegetables that don't have to make the long journey most food makes from …

A Miracle Rice Could Save Millions Of Lives

Around the world, 250 million children are vitamin A-deficient, including about a third of the world's preschool-age population. This simple deficiency kills or blinds millions of women and children each year. In places like the United States, where vegetables like carrots are neither expensive nor …

Technology produces clean-burning hydrogen fuel cheaply using carbon nanotubes

Researchers have developed a technology that could overcome a major cost barrier to make clean-burning hydrogen fuel -- a fuel that could replace …

Self-sustaining solar reactor creates clean hydrogen fuel

It may sound too good to be true, but a mechanical engineer working out of the University of Delaware has come up with a way to produce hydrogen …

Hydrogen

Caltech Awarded $122 Million to Create Fuel From Sunlight

The U.S. Department of Energy announced today that it will award up to $122 million to create a Fuels form Sunlight Energy Innovation Hub led by the California Institute of Technology. The Hub’s goal is to develop ways to convert solar energy into chemical fuels and scale the technology for …

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How UK business enables corruption in poor countries

Corrupt business deals cost developing countries millions from their annual spending budgets and undermines international aid<p>UK professionals are acting as enablers for corrupt deals in developing countries. It happens in a number of ways and involves a range of industries, including law, banking …

The World's Tallest Skyscrapers Have A Dirty Little Secret

The Burj Khalifa in Dubai and the Bank of America tower in New York count among the worst offenders<p>Supertall skyscrapers aren't necessarily built to fit as many people inside as possible--sometimes they're just aiming to be, well, really tall. Large portions of these buildings are designed to …

The 7 Most Deadly Mistakes That Smart Marketers Make

Marketing is hard. For every ‘hit,’ you’ll likely experience 10 misses. The process of launching the perfect campaign is absolutely grueling and if you’re not careful — a huge waste of money.<p>It’s almost as if failure is a right of passage. It takes one ‘bad apple’ campaign to show you your …

A Jetliner For A Fuel-Starved Future

Slimming down the classic passenger jet<p>An MIT team has turned a multi- million-dollar NASA contract into the most advanced rethink to date of the classic passenger jet. The design, nicknamed the Double Bubble, calls for an extra-wide fuselage and rear-mounted turbo­fan engines. The configuration …

Air Traffic

The Ambitious Plan to Teach 100,000 Poor Kids to Code

Shortly after Trayvon Martin was shot and killed in February 2012, liberal activist Van Jones was talking with his friend Prince—yes, that …

Ubisoft Tries To Explain The Hidden ‘Watch Dogs’ Graphics Files, But Just Digs Themselves Deeper

<i>Poor Aiden is confused as anyone at this point.</i><p>As we reported a couple days ago, clever modders have discovered a series of hidden files in the PC version of <i>Watch Dogs</i> that turn on a variety of fancy graphics effects that essentially make the game look like it did when it was first unveiled in 2012.<p>…

Stephen Hawking: 'There is no heaven; it's a fairy story'

In an exclusive interview with the Guardian, the cosmologist shares his thoughts on death, M-theory, human purpose and our chance existence<p>The belief that heaven or an afterlife awaits us is a "fairy story" for people afraid of death, Stephen Hawking has said.<p>In a dismissal that underlines his firm …

London Technology Week: The emerging thinkers of Britain's future

<b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>London has held its first Technology Week, bringing together thinkers and inventors<br>• The aim is to invigorate the sector and establish London as a leading light in global tech<br>• Five of the sector's influential thinkers have given their thoughts on the future<br>• Explore the interactive to …

A Second Life for Wasted Soda Bottles: High-Tech Roofing

Engineers have figured out how to turn plastic trash into a material that keeps rain and heat out while letting sunlight in.<p>Perhaps the iconic image of developing-world poverty is a small collection of huts with thatched roofs. Unfortunately for those living in such places, these roofs are …

Great Management Questions from Paul Graham, Jim Collins, and Other Business Leaders | Inc.com

There’s no Superman versus Iron Man face-off between questions and answers over which is the better tool for innovation. But if there were, questions would be winning. Questions ignite imaginations, avert catastrophes, and reveal unexpected paths to brighter destinations. Jim Collins, Marshall …

Leadership

The 20 Most Beautiful iPhone Photos Of The Year

For the contest, photographers submitted photos taken on their iPhone, iPod, or iPad, and were not allowed to edit the photos unless they used an iOS app to do so, Kenan Aktulun, founder of the contest, told Business Insider.<p>After receiving entries from people around the world, jury members chose …

Your phone can finally do something really great: help endangered animals

New apps enlist citizen scientists to map environmental change<p>Around the world, species are going extinct at an unprecedented rate. They’re dying so fast and from so many different causes — habitat loss, climate change, hunting, competition with invasive species — that scientists no longer have a …

Is 2013 the year mobile data becomes bigger than voice?

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Pavel Ignatov<p>On the webpages of Gigaom we’re constantly talking about mobile data, the mobile internet …

Coin, The Electronic Credit Card, Reaches Its Pre-Order Goal In 40 Minutes

We are, I believe, in an interstitial zone when it comes to payments. Credit cards are still king – just ask Square – and NFC is just a dream in most countries. That’s why Coin is so interesting. It’s a credit-card-sized device that holds other credit cards, allowing you to swap from card to card …

Nexus 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S4: Which Android phone to buy? | Trusted Reviews

<b>Samsung Galaxy S4 or Nexus 5? Both are still great Android phones and are now much cheaper to own now. We compare the specs</b><p>The Samsung Galaxy S4 was …

Phones

HTC One, the best Android phone on the market, hits Verizon on Aug. 22

The flashy HTC One Android smartphone will finally make its way to Verizon Wireless on Aug. 22, the company said via Twitter today.<p>The HTC One costs $200 with a two-year contract. By all accounts, the HTC One is the best Android smartphone on the market right now. Yes, better than the Samsung …

Apple Has $200 Billion To Spend, It's Time To Go Big

Looking at Apple’s rivals, each holds a combination of the tangible and the intangible that make them seem unassailable. For Amazon, it’s the reality of investment in an endless array of e-commerce infrastructure and the perception that will someday make it wildly profitable. For Google, there is …

Why High-End Watchmakers Should Worry About Apple, Part 2

Super-rich watch buyers are not all equal. Recognizing that ultra-high-net-worth consumers are not a homogenous group based on psychographics, there are three profiles marketers can use to craft appropriate messages for the watches they are selling.<p>“If you assume the market of ultra-high-net-worth …

Nokia went with Windows Phone because it feared Samsung's domination

Stephen Elop, CEO, Nokia<p>When it comes to hardware most people agree that Nokia makes good handsets, just look at the new Nokia Lumia 1020. But the problem is Nokia’s smartphones run Windows Phone which is still playing catch-up in terms of consumer acceptance. The question that is often asked is …

Mobile

Jobs movie only grosses under $7 million on its debut weekend

You might say that the biopic Jobs is a huge fail, having opened this weekend on 2381 screens. It brought in an estimated $6.7 million. That is a …

Film Industry

Sun's Magnetic Field to Reverse: What It Means

The flip could come in the next three to four months, scientists say.<p><b>The sun's magnetic field, which spans the solar system, is just months away from flipping, observatory measurements show.</b><p>"This change will have ripple effects throughout the solar system," solar physicist Todd Hoeksema of Stanford …

Android Device Manager Now Live

Google recently launched their new Android Device Manager service, which is designed to help your Android smartphone or tablet if you have lost your …

Android News