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South Korean educators seek to replace physical textbooks with digital editions stored in the cloud and accessed via classroom Wi-Fi and tablet computers.
October 31, 2011, 11:07 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Cook+Fox architect Serge Appel talks to Inhabitat about the technologies behind Bank of America’s New York City skyscraper at One Bryant Park.
October 31, 2011, 9:36 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Boston Dynamics’ latest robot, Petman, looks like a real-life version of The Terminator. It was developed to more realistically test soldier gear. It’s also terrifying.
October 31, 2011, 8:59 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Foam roads and energy from bubbles. A look back at author Sidney Perkowitz’s vision of the future.
October 31, 2011, 8:41 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Crisis! You’re in a skyscraper. Take the stairs, or the elevator? New evacuation technology might make the obvious decision less so.
October 31, 2011, 7:49 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Why use trucks when you can use a tram? Paris-based businesses seek a better way to move goods from distribution center to city.
October 31, 2011, 7:27 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Coca-Cola said it has installed 150,000 heat pumps, which absorb heat in the atmosphere and turn it into electrical energy, to power vending machines.
October 31, 2011, 7:23 AM PDT | By Larry Dignan
Technology has enabled us to do more in less time, but the business model behind it is increasingly forcing the customer to do the work that’s left. The result? Fatigue.
October 31, 2011, 6:46 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter on Thursday urged his peers in other cities to drive change at the national level by taking charge on sustainability issues at the local level.
October 28, 2011, 8:16 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Cities can solve their economic woes by solving their environmental problems, former Toronto mayor David Miller says. Plus, more on resilience and climate change.
October 27, 2011, 12:06 PM PDT | By Andrew Nusca