Better Than Plants

According to an article on the website Futurism, an incinerator in Switzerland was recently fitted with a carbon capture plant that is reportedly 1,000 times more efficient than plant photosynthesis. Filters capture the CO2 over several hours. The filters are then heated to 212 degrees Fahrenheit (no great feat, your teakettle does the same thing and [...]

By |2017-08-16T08:30:00+00:00August 16th, 2017|Automation, Change, Energy, Environment, Future, Technology, Trends|Comments Off on Better Than Plants

I’m Just Trying to Help

You may not be familiar with the initials ACC. ACC is Anthropogenic Climate Change, more commonly called Man-Made Global Warming. There are a lot of people who are deeply and sincerely concerned about the effects of ACC, and rightfully so. The stakes are high. Without taking a side, however, it is clear that ACC supporters [...]

By |2017-08-15T08:39:45+00:00August 15th, 2017|Communication, Criticism, Economics, Energy, Environment, Humor, News, Politics, Tactics, Technology, Trust|Comments Off on I’m Just Trying to Help

The Near Future Promise of Clean Energy

Wind and solar power are getting more efficient and cheaper all the time. Which is great, as long as the wind blows and the sun shines. The Holy Grail of research in Clean Energy field has been storage. We need bigger, more efficient and cheaper batteries. Well, this is about to happen. According to a [...]

By |2017-07-22T10:49:20+00:00July 22nd, 2017|Automation, Energy, Environment, Future, News, Technology, Trends|Comments Off on The Near Future Promise of Clean Energy

Abundance

I am listening to Abundance, The Future is Far Better Than You Think by Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler, which is a fascinating book. Far from the usual dystopian view of the world of the future, Diamandis and Kotler outline dozens of ways our lives, and perhaps more importantly, the lives of the "Bottom Billion" [...]

By |2017-07-19T09:07:21+00:00July 16th, 2017|Energy, Future, Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Abundance

Protect the Asset

When you hear the term Protect the Asset, what do you think? Security systems? Insurance? Wealth Management? Form an LLC? I suggest to you, fellow professional, that it is all in your head. More specifically, your brain. Your brain will make you millions of dollars over the course of your career. It is by far your [...]

By |2016-06-02T10:08:55+00:00June 2nd, 2016|Creativity, Energy, Future, Health & Wellness, Personal Development, Small Business, Success|Comments Off on Protect the Asset

Progress

It occurred to me recently that the real game-changer in energy won't be the development of new or more efficient sources of energy. The problem with power distribution is that it has to produced on demand - solar panels are useless at night, so another source of power has to be engaged during those hours. [...]

By |2014-06-26T09:35:47+00:00June 26th, 2014|Creativity, Distribution, Energy, Environment, Future, Tech|Comments Off on Progress
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