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Inside India’s race to cool 1.3 billion people in a warming world

Inside India’s race to cool 1.3 billion people in a warming world | MishMash | Scoop.it
The share of Indians with air conditioning is still small, roughly 5 percent, but it’s growing fast. Rising incomes are making air conditioners more attainable, while rising temperatures are making them a necessity.
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Antennas Made 100 Times Smaller to Hook Up Tiny Wearables and Implants

Antennas Made 100 Times Smaller to Hook Up Tiny Wearables and Implants | MishMash | Scoop.it
New ultra-compact antennas could have a big impact on wireless brain implants, micro-medical devices, or pills that report your health from within.
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New Type of Quantum Computing has been Invented

New Type of Quantum Computing has been Invented | MishMash | Scoop.it
New Type of Quantum Computing has been Invented on wordlessTech | A completely new architecture for quantum computing, based on what they’re calling…
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Hybrid Office Building Cuts Cord to Electricity Grid

A four-story office building powered by a combination of thermal and PV solar and wind energy in South Australia has cut its connection to the electricity grid in what its owners claim to be a world first.
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Do We Need a Speedometer for Artificial Intelligence?

Do We Need a Speedometer for Artificial Intelligence? | MishMash | Scoop.it
Measuring how quickly machines are getting smarter could help us prepare for the consequences for society and the economy.
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Why Empowering Women Is the Best Way to Solve Climate Change

Why Empowering Women Is the Best Way to Solve Climate Change | MishMash | Scoop.it
Project Drawdown brought in researchers in various fields to identify, measure, and model the 100 strongest solutions to global warming. Here are 7 of them.
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After leading green energy revolution, why India must power-up solar waste management

After leading green energy revolution, why India must power-up solar waste management | MishMash | Scoop.it
Growing population and a rapidly rising demand for electricity in both rural and urban areas, and across sectors, has put an extreme pressure on the ecology.
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How Baidu Will Win China’s AI Race—and, Maybe, the World’s | Backchannel

How Baidu Will Win China’s AI Race—and, Maybe, the World’s | Backchannel | MishMash | Scoop.it
In an exclusive interview, Baidu COO Qi Lu explains why the Chinese search giant will be smarter than Alexa and drive better than Google.
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NASA's Smartest Satellite Is Gone. Can Private Space Replace It?

NASA's Smartest Satellite Is Gone. Can Private Space Replace It? | MishMash | Scoop.it
A private company called Satellogic wants to give Earth scientists hyperspectral data from a fleet of satellites for free.
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Why Neuroscience Is the Key To Innovation in AI

Why Neuroscience Is the Key To Innovation in AI | MishMash | Scoop.it
Demis Hassabis, founder of DeepMind, says the future of AI lies in neuroscience. Aspects of neuroscience are key in artificial intelligence algorithms.
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Israeli, US, German Scientists Team Up To Turn Disease-Filled Wastewater Into Drinking Water

Israeli, US, German Scientists Team Up To Turn Disease-Filled Wastewater Into Drinking Water | MishMash | Scoop.it
Israeli researchers are developing a filtration membrane that removes viruses and bacteria from wastewater, and turns them into clean drinking water.
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Earth to warm 2 degrees Celsius by the end of this century, studies say

Earth to warm 2 degrees Celsius by the end of this century, studies say | MishMash | Scoop.it
By the end of the century, the global temperature is likely to rise more than 2 degrees Celsius, or 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit.
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Elon Musk Has Better Things to Do Than Run Tesla

Elon Musk Has Better Things to Do Than Run Tesla | MishMash | Scoop.it
Musk the visionary is ill-suited to the next phase of Tesla's expansion: being a real automaker.
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5 Mindsets to Bring Positive Change Across Society

5 Mindsets to Bring Positive Change Across Society | MishMash | Scoop.it
If we implement these 5 mindsets for human progress, we will leave a positive mark on humanity. Read more to learn how to apply these mindsets in your life.
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Water-based lithium-ion batteries that don't explode now created

Water-based lithium-ion batteries that don't explode now created | MishMash | Scoop.it
For the first time a lithium-ion battery has been developed that uses a water-salt solution as its electrolyte and reaches the 4.0 volt mark desired for household electronics, such as laptop computers, without the fire and explosive risks associated with some commercially available non-aqueous lithium-ion batteries.
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Virtual Currency May Boost Australia's Grassroots Solar Trade

An Australian company is introducing its own version of bitcoin that will let homeowners and businesses sell excess energy generated from their rooftop solar panels to neighbors, without a middleman taking a cut.
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Dome glamping like you are on Mars

Dome glamping like you are on Mars | MishMash | Scoop.it
You know us. We are dreaming of Mars daily. But for most of us, getting there will only be a dream. But you can live out the fantasy close to where the film The
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Audi aims to create the first electric vehicles with embedded solar rooftop

Audi aims to create the first electric vehicles with embedded solar rooftop | MishMash | Scoop.it
German automobile manufacturer, Audi is working with China's Hanergy Thin Film Power Group towards inventing a way to integrate solar cells into panoramic glass roofs to be embedded in a series of future Audi electric vehicles.
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The Hyperloop Is Now More Than Just a Crazy Idea, But Will It Really Take Off?

The Hyperloop Is Now More Than Just a Crazy Idea, But Will It Really Take Off? | MishMash | Scoop.it
Hyperloop One has money, talent, and a full-size prototype of what they hope is a revolutionary new form of transportation. Will it take off?
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4.5-GW Solar Project in the Sahara Desert Could Supply Power to Europe

TuNur Ltd. recently said that it has filed for authorization to build a solar power export project in the Sahara Desert that would supply the European market with electricity.
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New technology uses solar panels to produce drinking water

New technology uses solar panels to produce drinking water | MishMash | Scoop.it
AMMAN — Solar panels in Jordan are now being used not only to generate electricity, but also to provide clean drinking water, using only sunlight and air. The technology uses solar panels to harness solar energy and water vapour in the air to generate clean and fresh drinking water, according to Cody Friesen, CEO and founder of Zero Mass, a US-based start-up which transferred the technology to Jordan.
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Weather disasters to impact 2 out of 3 Europeans by 2100, study says

Weather disasters to impact 2 out of 3 Europeans by 2100, study says | MishMash | Scoop.it
By the end of the century, two out of three people living in Europe will be affected by weather-related disasters largely due to global warming and climate change, according to a new study.
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China Is On its Way to Being the Next Tech Superpower

China Is On its Way to Being the Next Tech Superpower | MishMash | Scoop.it
Peter Diamandis explains why China is posed to be the next great tech superpower of the world. Learn how China is on its way to becoming a tech superpower.
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To Design the Perfect Drone, Follow Nature's Lead

To Design the Perfect Drone, Follow Nature's Lead | MishMash | Scoop.it
Biomimetics analyzes the physics & biological aspects of nature to integrate these nuances into specific designs, such as a drone inspired from a dragonfly.
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Japan is building the fastest supercomputer in the world

Japan is building the fastest supercomputer in the world | MishMash | Scoop.it
Japan is building the world's fastest supercomputer, which it hopes will make the country the new global hub for artificial intelligence research.
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