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A Magnetic Ride

Fasten your seat belts! When I started GGP last year, I mentioned Korea's potential for becoming a clean technology giant. One such technology I briefly discussed was online electric vehicle technology, or OLEV. Researchers at Korea's top ...

Link Away from LinkedIn?

LinkedIn's spectacular growth and importance in the working world means more distracting posts and sharply-worded reminders from folks who think they are the arbiters of what and what is not appropriate social media interaction.  True, LinkedIn is still an indespensible ...

Will the Bloom Box Rock?

"It's about seeing the world as what it can be and not what it is." - K.R. Sridhar, founder and CEO of Bloom Energy.   I have just returned from Brazil, functioning on two nights of little sleep, but I cannot restrain myself ...

Using the Mail to Recycle

Many Americans complain about the US Postal Service, which usually shares their venom towards other agencies like the DMV and the IRS.  I used to share that attitude, until I had a Canadian roommate in graduate school who raved about ...

A Greener Battery

Assuming that battery technology is a panacea for our current energy woes is ignoring one side affect:  the toxicity, energy and expense racked up from extracting the materials that allow the battery to work. Newer generations of batteries generally use lithium ...

Sweden’s 2015 push

I have great memories of Sweden.  Well, I’ve only been there once, in 1997, but memories of the long summer nights, beautiful, friendly—and tall—locals, and trains that make Amtrak look like a donkey cart have stuck with me.  Now I ...
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