SmartPlanet stories related to the tools, machines, techniques and systems that solve the world's problems.
Dividing the workforce into haves and have-nots in terms of knowledge and talent is not only counter-productive, but also is a fallacy, three new-economy visionaries point out.
April 12, 2010 10:02am |
Dow Jones will build a large-scale solar power installation near its corporate offices near Princeton. The 4.1 megawatt project will be one of the largest installation at a commercial site.
1 | April 12, 2010 8:59am |
A study from Microsoft suggest that the collective time we put into passwords and other aspects of computer security isn't worth it.
6 | April 12, 2010 8:35am |
NASA unveiled new programs that mark a shift toward commercial manned rockets and the development of new technologies to enable deep space exploration.
4 | April 12, 2010 6:22am |
Melanie Edwards knew there was a problem when market researchers had more information on the video game habits of American teenagers than on the populations of African nations. She launched Mobile...
8 | April 12, 2010 4:01am |
As our reality---and entertainment---experiences become increasingly augmented by technology it's worth asking about how health regulations will come into play.
6 | April 12, 2010 3:50am |
Venus has life if volcanoes past and present fall into that category. And President Obama heads to Florida later next week to offer details for his controversial NASA priorities.
April 9, 2010 2:30pm |
Technology giant continues to make strides in closed-loop product design, replacement of hazardous materials and supply chain accountability
April 9, 2010 9:50am |
An estimated 122 trillion cubic feet of undiscovered, recoverable natural gas are in the Levant Basin Province in the eastern Mediterranean region, according to a new report.
April 9, 2010 9:08am |
Researchers have unveiled cutting-edge technology that combines the Internet, GPS and biofeedback to augment and enhance your natural vision.
4 | April 9, 2010 7:00am |
The identifying features of this new giant lizard include its double penis and its human-sized figure.
2 | April 9, 2010 4:20am |
Terracycle products get high-visibility during Wal-Mart promotion
1 | April 8, 2010 7:44pm |
Twitter says spam tweets are down to less than two percent after peaking last August at 10 percent, according to Twitter chief scientist Abdur Chowdhury.
April 8, 2010 8:03am |
IBM and the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), Saudia Arabia's research arm, are collaborating on a solar-powered water desalination plant.
2 | April 8, 2010 7:52am |
By moving to "utility" storage, Austin Independent School District almost doubles its capacity
1 | April 8, 2010 4:27am |
Starting tomorrow and running on weekends through May 8, a series of free forums across the country will give families the chance to learn about emerging treatments in mental health.
April 8, 2010 4:00am |
Picking up the mountain pine beetle's scraps, start-up Cobalt Technologies produces bio-butanol. Will Colorado's dead forests soon be powering its cars?
1 | April 7, 2010 9:27pm |
Every economic quake leads to tectonic information technology shift. Is it cloud this time?
1 | April 7, 2010 9:04pm |
Ford apparently first automaker to join Water Disclosure Project, which aims to create framework for reporting and best practices
1 | April 7, 2010 4:36pm |
Engineers at Princeton University have developed a new technique for producing plastics that conduct electricity, paving the way for much cheaper solar panels.
1 | April 7, 2010 1:59pm |