Heating Silicon To Power Tomorrow’s Battery?
To compensate for the hazards of renewable energy production, new forms of electricity storage are necessary. Among some of the avenues explored: using electricity to heat materials, like silicon, to very high temperatures, and then, later, converting that heat to … electricity.Ca m'intéresse
ChangeNOW, Pulsing Innovation Takes Over Paris
For three days, Paris caught a glimpse of what our everyday lives will look like in the future. Between Jan. 30 and Feb.1, the Grand Palais, the city’s historic exhibition hall, hosted ChangeNOW, an international summit for positive change. For its third edition, the event attracted 1,000 startups, 50 public officials from different cities around the globe, and 20,000 participants.Ca m'intéresse
Ever Smarter: Japan’s Woven City, Barcelona’s Super Block, Kenya’s...
All around the world, the notion of the “smart city” is being both expanded and refined. From carless superblocks to a city being built by a car company, it’s clear that the coming decade will take the integration of technology and services to another level — where, hopefully, the design of urban spaces will put citizens first. Here is a world tour of some of the most interesting smart city projects:Ca m'intéresse
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