- Subscribe to this page:
Watch and learn. SmartPlanet videos profile the people, places and things behind advancements in green building, clean energy, future technology and more.
Can we detect earthquakes before they strike? Richard Allen has created Elarms, a suite of algorithms designed to measure real time seismic data and then rapidly detect the initiation of an...
7 | May 29, 2009 11:34am
Dan Kammen directs the Renewable Energy Laboratory and the Transportation Sustainability Research Center at UC Berkeley. His research focuses on greening our homes and highways from both a science...
3 | May 29, 2009 11:34am
Fed up with long check-in lines before you fly? Tired of trying to remember where you tucked away your boarding pass? SmartPlanet correspondent Sumi Das explains how paperless mobile boarding...
2 | May 28, 2009 4:28pm
What could your business do better? At the Greentech Media and Groom Energy, Enterprise Carbon Accounting Summit in Burlingame, Calif., panelists explain what "The Climate Registry" is, and how...
1 | May 15, 2009 12:34pm
Autodesk tools aim to help designers conceptualize projects on a computer before starting the costly (and energy-intense) construction process. Correspondent Sumi Das talks to the company's...
1 | April 7, 2009 10:57am
The historic California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco has re-opened for business and is being called the 'greenest museum' in the world. Correspondent Sumi Das talks to Aaron Pope, the...
1 | March 31, 2009 8:50am
At the Green:Net conference in San Francisco, John Clark of GridPoint and Richard Lowenthal of Coulomb Technologies discuss how the largest obstacle for next-generation electric cars is standards....
1 | March 26, 2009 1:19pm
At the Green: Net '09 conference in San Francisco, Erin Carlson, director of Yahoo for Good, breaks down the demographics of green-minded consumers who visit the Web site. She says most people...
1 | March 26, 2009 8:33am
At the Green: Net '09 Conference in San Francisco, Bob Metcalfe, a general partner at Polaris Venture Partners, explained how Washington actually helped the Internet, and where the best place to...
1 | March 25, 2009 2:43pm
At the Green: Net '09 Conference in San Francisco, Mayor Gavin Newsom lays out the city's future plans for reducing emissions even further. He explains the city's current electric-car project,...
1 | March 25, 2009 2:33pm
At a Churchill Club event in Santa Clara, Calif., Bill Joy, co-founder of Sun Microsystems and partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, calls on the government to require using alternative...
1 | February 12, 2009 2:58pm
At a Churchill Club event in Santa Clara, Calif., Bill Joy, co-founder of Sun Microsystems and partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, explains how his company came up with 26 "grand...
1 | February 12, 2009 2:26pm
Without a doubt, sticky notes are handy, but in many ways they're stuck in the analog world. Correspondent Sumi Das introduces us to Quickies, an MIT Media Lab invention that combines sticky note...
8 | December 19, 2008 8:23am
Autodesk tools aim to help designers conceptualize projects on a computer before starting the costly (and energy-intense) production process. Correspondent Sumi Das takes a tour of Autodesk's new...
1 | December 8, 2008 2:01pm
At the AlwaysOn Venture Summit in Half Moon Bay, Calif., Praveen Mandal, president of Coulomb Technologies, outlines the difficulties in finding places to plug in rechargeable cars and balancing...
1 | December 5, 2008 3:37pm