Computation: digital today, analog tomorrow?
Nature chuckles at our feeble, stumbling efforts at computation. Its analog computing resources effortlessly deliver dazzling practical intelligence at microscopic scale with zero tolerance for wasted power
Rethinking space on earth: NASA and sustainable buildings
The Mars Rovers, Opportunity and Spirit’s mission planning software contributed to the technologies which were developed for this mind-bogglingly ambitious building project, producing what may be the most sophisticated environmental control system on the planet.
Innovation issue missing from Wikipedia right now (hopefully not for long)
Green Engineering is not only ‘using engineering to do sustainable things’, it is also about ‘how to do all engineering in a sustainable way’
Dell’s datacenter vanishing trick: all is revealed
Watch them explain how they take something that consumes the same amount of electrical power as over 8,000 staff and just make it disappear
Birds do it: but can we fly without destroying the planet?
This fascinating Stanford University video explores what can be done to make aviation more sustainable
So how does a leading VC defend optimism in a crisis?
Innovators may need all the help they can get fighting off the bears and DFJ boss Steve Jurvetson delivers some interesting ammunition [Video]