Energy

The Post-Productive Economy

The Post-Productive Economy

Take a look at these farm houses which I saw under construction in remote areas of Yunnan province China. They were not unusual; farmsteads this size were everywhere in rural China. Note the scale of these massive buildings.

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Abundance at the Bottom: Algae Based Nutritional Supplement and Sustainable Bio-Fuel Production

Abundance at the Bottom: Algae Based Nutritional Supplement and Sustainable Bio-Fuel Production

While these technologies have been utilized for decades on a stand-alone basis, we will be the first to integrate them together so that the byproducts of each process become key inputs for the next. The total system is able to provide entire communities with ultra-clean burning ethanol cooking fuel, renewable electricity for area clinics, schools, shops/businesses and homes, high-protein animal ...

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Cold Fusion in 2012

Cold Fusion in 2012

I remember being thrilled, back in the 1980s, to read about Fleischmann and Pons' results regarding apparent cold fusion in a palladium-deuterium-heavy water system. Their work attracted wide media attention; and then, when their results proved difficult to replicate reliably, this also received wide attention, and resulted in the whole concept of cold fusion being dismissed as bunk by the bulk ...

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Don’t Be a Luddite: Buy an Electric Car

Don’t Be a Luddite: Buy an Electric Car

Do you truly feel shitty about the oily pelicans in the Gulf? Do you want to throw a shoe in the face of the OPEC nations? When you gaze in the mirror do you want to see a lean green clean machine? If yes, Yes, YES is your answer... it's time to stroke your conscience and dreams by buying an EV (electric vehicle) now! 2010-2011 is a crucial moment in history as over a dozen EVs arrive on ...

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Using Human “Wetware” to Control Robots

What happens when a man is merged with a computer or a robot? This is the question that Professor Kevin Warwick and his team at the department of Cybernetics, University of Reading in the UK have been trying to answer for a number of years.

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