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March 28th, 2008 | Posted in Science & Tech

Before this week is over, I wanted to alert you to a video that I just came across, in an article on Robots at a blog site called Open the Future. This video is of a “packbot” called “Big Dog.” The robot was built...

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Aging, Health and the Long Term

February 16th, 2008 | Posted in Science & Tech

One of the great thinkers on the future is Ray Kurzweil, author of The Age of Spiritual Machines, and The Singularity is Near. A couple of years ago at a meeting of the World Future Society I heard Ray speak, and after the talk...

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Sun is Rising

January 9th, 2008 | Posted in Environment & Energy, Science & Tech

In case you missed the news, Nanosolar shipped its first commercial thin-film, printed solar cells in December 2007, to a purchaser in Germany. This is a milestone in the production of solar, in which solar power becomes cheaper than coal. Not only that, but...

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