TED Talk: Systems of Sharing About to Revolutionize Consumerism

December 22, 2010 by  
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Image via TED Video TreeHugger has always been an advocate for share systems — things like tool libraries, clothes swaps, car-sharing, and product-as-a-service systems like Netflix. The fewest products possible shared among the most people is very green indeed. The trends toward this networking of products has grown over the years, but author Rachel Botsman thinks its about to revolutionize the way we live

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TED Talk: Systems of Sharing About to Revolutionize Consumerism

Flying Disaster Relief Robots Create Communication Networks

September 28, 2010 by  
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While they may resemble a fleet of space invaders, these flying robots are actually designed to aid in disaster relief. Developed by the EPFL School of Engineering , the Swarming Micro Air Vehicle Network (SMAVNET) is a group of flying robots that can be deployed during a disaster to create a communication network for rescuers

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