If we run low on water, we may be forced to make our bodies simply consume less water. How would that work? A Japanese company has the answer.
Big agriculture isn’t doing a lot of innovating, but small farms are coming up with new ideas to maximize sustainable agriculture all the time. We should refocus our food production to focus more on new ideas than on maximizing cheap production.
Where can you find a respite from the concrete jungle? A new app lets you find the hidden parks in a city.
Could blue skies be a thing of the past? One new geoengineering plan would keep the sun’s light from heating the planet, but it would mean a new view when we look up.
Philip Auerswald’s new book discusses the power of distributed technologies--like cell phones and the Internet--and the businesspeople behind them to create change.
Most of the time we talk about supporting small business entrepreneurs in the developing world, but what if supporting companies with dreams to be the next Apple or Facebook would have a larger effect on the economy?
We’re entering a new age in which countries, cities, corporations, and online communities all compete and collaborate to find the best and most advantageous uses of technology to benefit their constituents. Can we devise strategies to maximize the upside of technology while minimizing the downside?