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The Top Apps for Architects

We all know the common refrain recited by architecture's more experienced practitioners when it comes to technology: "Times were a lot harder for …

Apps

6 essential documents for project management success

Here are six key documents that project managers and their teams rely on to successfully guide and execute projects.<p>Careful project planning and …

Smart Configurations for Small Kitchens

Small spaces sometimes have to host essential functions. How can you incorporate the kitchen into your design in the best possible way when your …

Kitchens

19 Great Truths My Grandmother Told Me on Her 90th Birthday

<i>“I have seen and touched and danced and sang and climbed and loved and meditated on a lifetime spent living honestly. Should it all end tonight, I</i> …

Legend of Zelda

This London bench absorbs as much pollution as 275 trees

London has got a new ally in the fight against its air pollution crisis: hedge 2.0.<p>The CityTree is a strange mix of bench and hedge, but is very …

Pollution

Top residential solar panels from the 10 largest suppliers

There were approximately 98GW of solar power installed globally in 2017, versus 70GW in 2016. That represents 40% volume growth in a single year! Woo, yeah!<p>The top 10 module suppliers delivered about 57GW of those volumes – 58% of the total. Even though these groups mostly tilt toward utility-scale …

Ultimate Lighting Guide: Pick the Right Fixtures for Every Room in Your Home

For so many of us, lighting is an afterthought in our interiors. This happens when you think of it as a utilitarian detail of the room, rather than …

Interior Design

Beneficios industriales en 2018

El próximo 1 de enero de 2018 entrarán en vigor los beneficios y nuevas disposiciones de la Ley 25 de 23 de mayo de 2007, que modificó y adicionó …

Google Assistant's Home control now directly supports over 65 partners

It feels like only yesterday that Google Home launched with support for a few select services. If memory serves me well, those were Nest, Hue, …

Newton arrives on Windows to help clear your inbox

If you’ve ever thrown your arms up in despair over your email inbox Newton is the app for you. The company today released its popular email app on Windows, making it available for a large portion of the business world.<p>Newton tries to simplify everything about interacting with email, and it mostly …

New Japanese solar cell is closest to reaching maximum efficiency

Solar energy is the hottest thing in eco-living, and everybody wants in on it. People are installing solar panels in their homes, governments are creating smart grids and companies like Google want to run completely on renewable energy and help people do the same.<p>However, the more we start to …

32 Ways to Make the Most of Artichoke Season

Peak artichoke season is March through May and you’re going to want to take advantage of it. Smooth, buttery artichokes are versatile and delicious …

25 of the Most Inspiring Books Everyone Should Read

Take it from these CEOs, founders, and other high-achieving leaders.<p>Whether you turn pages, tap a tablet, or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect relaxation aid, tutor, or source of inspiration. Here are quotes from more than two dozen executives who name their favorite book and explain …

Mission Impossible

Google's new image compression tool uses 75% less bandwidth

HooliGoogle just released an image compression technology called RAISR (Rapid and Accurate Super Image Resolution) designed to save your precious data without sacrificing photo quality.<p>Claiming to use up to 75 percent less bandwidth, RAISR analyzes both low and high-quality versions of the same …

Curb your home's runaway energy usage with this sophisticated monitoring system

Curb is a whole-home energy monitoring system that tracks all of the juice flowing out of your circuit breaker to help you cut your consumption.<p>We've seen plenty of systems capable of tracking your home's energy usage, and even spent some time testing one of them out in the CNET Smart Home. It's a …

Los 10 libros que recomiendan los empresarios para estas vacaciones

Melisa Echeverri - mecheverri@larepublica.com.co<p>Diez ejecutivos le contaron a LR cuáles fueron los libros que más les gustaron este año y cuáles …

2 remarkable facts that illustrate solar power’s declining cost

It’s not “the cheapest electricity in the world,” but it’s getting really cheap.<p>Lately, the internet has been overrun with headlines about how solar energy has officially become the cheapest form of electricity in the world.<p>This is … not quite right. Solar has seen remarkable cost declines and is …

Renewable Energy

Web design trends we can expect to see in 2017

It’s that time of year where we look at the year that was and the year that will be. We’ve seen a lot of amazing website designs this year, and I’m eager to see what 2017 has in store for website and website design.<p>2017 is sure to bring some amazing website designs, but if we look hard enough, we …

UI Design

La subida de tasas de la Fed dejó al dólar valiendo casi lo mismo que el euro

Mario Chaves Restrepo - mchaves@larepublica.com.co<p>Luego de que los inversionistas pudieran asimilar las palabras de la presidenta, la moneda europea …

This Entire Island Is Powered Using Only Solar Power And Batteries

Clean energy, 365 days a year ☀️<p>The island of Ta’u in American Samoa has achieved something that very few places on Earth has.<p>It is powered entirely, …

Renewable Energy

Tesla Motors, Inc. Stores Begin Selling Energy Products

Electric-car maker <b>Tesla Motors</b>'(NASDAQ: TSLA) stores already break the mold. Located in areas with heavy foot traffic like shopping malls, commission-free employees facilitate an educational environment where visitors can learn about the company's products -- a starkly contrasting experience from …

Centroamérica y Corea del Sur cierran este miércoles negociación de TLC

La Cámara de Industria de Guatemala expresó hoy su rechazo al acuerdo transnacional porque considera que pondrá en riesgo la operación de las …

Vecxa Lighting presenta su apuesta por la iluminación eficiente en Matelec

<b>La marca española, Vecxa Lighting acude a la gran cita de las tendencias en electricidad, iluminación, electrónica y construcción, entre otras, para</b> …

Ernst Neufert, el arquitecto y 'padre' del estándar sin el que Ikea no existiría

¿Han renovado últimamente la cocina? ¿Se han comprado una lavadora nueva? ¿Un lavavajillas? ¿Un horno? ¿Un frigorífico? Quizá han cambiado la mesa …

Lifx adds light strips to its family of color-changing smart LEDs

Stick the new "Lifx Z" smart strip wherever you like, and then control the colors and brightness on your phone or using Amazon's Alexa.<p>Lifx has been pitching the appeal of color-changing smart lights for years, but their family of connected LEDs has always lacked a light strip that you can stick up …

Aprueban en tercer debate proyecto que modifica la creación del ENA

El pleno de la Asamblea Nacional aprobó la noche de este miércoles 31 de agosto en tercer debate el proyecto de <b>ley 352</b> que modifica la Ley 76 de 15 …