How 16 initiatives are changing urban agriculture through tech and innovation

January 2, 2020 by  
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From high-tech indoor farms in France and Singapore to mobile apps connecting urban growers and eaters in India and the United States, here are more than a dozen initiatives using tech, entrepreneurship, and social innovation to change urban agriculture.

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Here’s progress, the Hewlett Packard Enterprise way

August 16, 2016 by  
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A hunt for mobile apps and web services that will advance human rights, environmental causes, financial inclusion and health care in emerging economies.

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See How This Handy New App Lets You Create Design Concepts Right on Your Smartphone

August 19, 2014 by  
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A revolutionary new mobile app is offering designers the ability to use their smartphones or tablets to create concepts on-the-go. Board 2.0 , from the masterminds at The Morpholio Project , is quickly becoming a staple for design pros, and is a dream come true for Pinterest fiends  who want to take their “board” game to the next level. The app lets users stage rooms virtually on their mobile devices, giving designers the ability to create concepts whenever inspiration strikes them. This could mean big news for the future of design, allowing for more inspired and collaborative designs than ever before! Read the rest of See How This Handy New App Lets You Create Design Concepts Right on Your Smartphone Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: board 2.0 , interior design , mobile apps , moodboards , morpholio , the morpholio project

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6 Handy Apps for Preventing Skin Cancer All Year Long

August 15, 2013 by  
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Scientists Develop Plasma-Treated Nano Filter to Clean Water in the Developing World

August 15, 2013 by  
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A team of international researchers have found a new way to purify water in the developing world. It’s a filter made of plasma-charged carbon nano-tubes that can easily filter out harmful contaminants and even remove salt from otherwise undrinkable briny water. The filters are small — easy to integrate into a teapot-sized  portable water purifier . For poor or remote villages, these devices would be much more practical than building a large-scale  purification plant , which would require a large amount of energy and high labor costs to keep running. Read the rest of Scientists Develop Plasma-Treated Nano Filter to Clean Water in the Developing World Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: carbon nanotubes , clean drinking water , contaminated water , developing nations , nano-filter , new water filter , potable water , safe drinking water , water filters , water purification        

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VERGE Boston: How private sector innovation will ease urban congestion

May 14, 2013 by  
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Data analytics, mobile apps will be central to success car-sharing networks and other sustainable transportation alternatives.

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Data analytics, mobile apps will be central to success car-sharing networks and other sustainable transportation alternatives.

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Public-private partnerships turn waste into cash

May 14, 2013 by  
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Converting waste from one company into a feedstock stream for another can generate revenue while reducing virgin material and energy use.

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Converting waste from one company into a feedstock stream for another can generate revenue while reducing virgin material and energy use.

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How mobile apps keep shoppers’ footprint local

August 24, 2012 by  
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Emerging mobile apps are motivating more consumers to shop locally.

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