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Renewable energy will be cheaper than fossil fuels by 2020, according to a new report

Renewable energy may not be completely replacing fossil fuels just yet, but it's undeniable that society is warming to the idea of using solar and wind power in place of coal. In some parts of the world we're already beginning to see the effects of such a paradigm shift: Last year, Britain began …

The Netherlands is getting a 'vertical forest' skyscraper covered in over 5,000 plants — and apartments cost less than $900 a month

Eindhoven is one of the greenest cities in the Netherlands. And last year, in its "Green Policy Plan," the Dutch city committed to building even more parks, tree-lined sidewalks, and plant-filled plazas in coming years.<p>A new skyscraper covered in over 5,000 trees and plants will build on that …

‘Big Data’: antídoto contra a corrupção?

Nos últimos anos, temos assistido a uma transição sem precedentes em nossa história: vários tipos de dados sobre o comportamento humano (o que …

Visualizing gender and race inequality in newsrooms

Our latest project in the collaboration with Google News Lab —read about it <b>here</b> and see all projects <b>here</b>— is <b>an exploration of gender and race in U.S</b> …

Big Data y humanidades digitales: de la computación social a los retos de la cultura conectada

Fragmento de Radiolaria, serie de ilustraciones de Ernst Haeckel (1862). Fuente: Biodiversity Heritage Library | En: Harvard University.<p>El Big Data …

Governos do Brasil e da França querem censurar a internet sob pretexto de coibir notícias falsas

Dentre os aspectos mais intrigantes do anúncio feito no Twitter está o fato de que é muito difícil encontrar uma lei em vigor que autorize a Polícia …