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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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Beyond Web 2.0

December 13th, 2007 | Posted in Art & Society, Science & Tech

This episode of Future Talks is on the question of what is Beyond Web 2.0? In the Future Talks online TV series, international futurists Glen Hiemstra and Gerd Leonhard engage in a conversation with Ralph Simon as he interviews them about the trends shaping...

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Media Megatrends

December 5th, 2007 | Posted in Art & Society, Science & Tech

This episode of Future Talks is on Media Megatrends. In this program in the Future Talks online TV series, international futurists Glen Hiemstra and Gerd Leonhard engage in a conversation with Ralph Simon as he interviews them about the megatrends shaping the future of...

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Atlanta Future

November 22nd, 2007 | Posted in Art & Society, Business & Economy, Science & Tech

Recently I was in Atlanta to address the annual breakfast gathering called “State of the Region,” which is put on by the Atlanta Regional Commission. This particular year the focus was on introducing a new regional effort called “50 Forward,” which is literally an...

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