In this video, Kevin Slavin talks about how algorithms shape our world from a talk at TED. Why is this on GreenJoyment? An algorithm is a new kind of being. It’s not man, and it’s not nature… it’s sort of a thing that has been created by man and nature’s interaction. And algorithms are going … [Read more…]
A great video about how solar power works. I disagree with the assertion that it’s not really feasible, because the combined power of everyone working on it actually creates solutions of it’s own. However, if you’ve ever wanted to understand solar, this video will be immeasurably valuable to you.
CORA iPhone App Turns Trash Into Treasure by Connecting Community Recyclers A new smartphone app made by the folks at CORA may soon be available to eco-savvy individuals and businesses who are looking to make use of, or donate, old materials in lieu of sending them off to the local landfill. The new app lets … [Read more…]
At Harvard, packages you can eat WikiCells are natural food membranes held together by electrostatic forces. They contain a liquid, foam or solid substance encased within an edible biodegradable shell, like an orange. Interactive Map Breaks Down NYC’s Energy Use, Block by Block The purpose of the map is to help urban planners and policy … [Read more…]
Mariclaro Transforms Car Upholstery, Exploded Air Bags Into Durable Carryalls There are few things we love more than making use of what would have ended up in a landfill. Mariclaro picks up the materials that they use for their ultra-durable carry-alls when they’ve already been used up by cars, bikes, and boats. When they aren’t … [Read more…]
India Leads World In Green Power Growth For 2011 India’s remarkable growth in solar power, which TreeHugger has been following for some time, has gained the nation another superlative: According to new analysis by Bloomberg New Energy Finance, India led the world in 2011 for green power growth. Web + Sustainability = Future Much as … [Read more…]
Nothing worse than an exotic tropical island country going to ruins because the only thing flowing through the land is untreated sewage from resort hotels. Doesn’t exactly say “paradise.”
I’m sure most of you are familiar with most, if not all, of the recent copyright laws that are popping up. How does this affect the green community? I am not an expert on any of these topics, far from it. Please consider this piece an opinion of a layman. Before we address the main … [Read more…]