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TEDxOjai - Behrokh Khoshnevis - Contour Crafting: Automated Construction

Behrokh Khoshnevis is a professor of Industrial & Systems Engineering and is the Director of Manufacturing Engineering Graduate Program at the University of ...
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Cooking Oil Just Helped Power a Flight From China to the U.S.

Cooking Oil Just Helped Power a Flight From China to the U.S. | Societal Resilience, Foodproduction, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
A Chinese airline flew its first plane powered partially by recycled cooking oil from Beijing to Chicago last week.
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Ignored By Big Telecom, Detroit's Marginalized Communities Are Building Their Own Internet

Ignored By Big Telecom, Detroit's Marginalized Communities Are Building Their Own Internet | Societal Resilience, Foodproduction, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
40 percent of Detroit residents don't have any access to internet at all.
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A new ‘trackless electric train’ (aka a bus) starts testing in China

A new ‘trackless electric train’ (aka a bus) starts testing in China | Societal Resilience, Foodproduction, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
China likes its trains and it has deployed some of the most advanced and the most out-of-the-box train technologies in the world. Now its latest train is so out-of-the-box that it could just as eas…
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Quiet energy revolution underway in Japan as dozens of towns go off the grid

A northern Japanese city's efforts to rebuild its electric power system after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami mark a quiet shift away from the country's old utility model toward self-reliant, local generation and transmission.
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Japan trials driverless cars in bid to keep rural elderly on the move

Japan trials driverless cars in bid to keep rural elderly on the move | Societal Resilience, Foodproduction, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
As the annual rice harvest begins this month in the Japanese town of Nishikata, the combines that usually putter along the sleepy roads lining its rice fields are giving way to a vehicle residents have never before seen, a driverless shuttle bus.
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China is looking at banning the sale of petrol and diesel cars

China is looking at banning the sale of petrol and diesel cars | Societal Resilience, Foodproduction, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
The Chinese government is looking at potentially banning the sale of traditional fuel cars, though no time scale as been offered.
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How Driverless Cars Could Be a Big Problem for Cities

How Driverless Cars Could Be a Big Problem for Cities | Societal Resilience, Foodproduction, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
The technology could signal the beginning of the end of parking tickets and other revenue sources. Some cities' budgets could take a big hit.
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A fully controllable environment - Deliscious, the Netherlands (English subtitles)

Deliscious, a modern lettuce production greenhouse founded by the two brothers Roy and Mark Delissen has completely implemented several innovativ
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Villa Kogelhof - The story

Aesthetics and sustainability are not mutually exclusive. On the contrary, they complement each other. For us, embracing sustainability is all about making groundbreaking…
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How Electric Vehicles Could End Car Ownership as We Know It

How Electric Vehicles Could End Car Ownership as We Know It | Societal Resilience, Foodproduction, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Christopher Mims looks at the electronic vehicles that could end car ownership as we know it, from Swagtron’s Swagger-1 electric scooter to Mahindra Group’s GenZe 2.0 to the three-wheeled Arcimoto SRK
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Japan's fuel cell train rolls ahead under its own steam- Nikkei Asian Review

Japan's fuel cell train rolls ahead under its own steam- Nikkei Asian Review | Societal Resilience, Foodproduction, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
TOKYO -- Buying a house right next to a rail line might not be such a bad idea in the near future. The latest research and development points to a fut
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Solar Decathlon Team Designs Net-Zero Energy Home for Baby Boomers > ENGINEERING.com

Solar Decathlon Team Designs Net-Zero Energy Home for Baby Boomers > ENGINEERING.com | Societal Resilience, Foodproduction, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Here's a sustainable home that's designed for retiring baby boomers.
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South Korea is building a $35 billion city designed to eliminate the need for cars

South Korea is building a $35 billion city designed to eliminate the need for cars | Societal Resilience, Foodproduction, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
By 2020, Songdo's International Business District will span 100 million square feet. The South Korean city aims to prioritize pedestrians over cars.
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Rich millennials are ditching the golf communities of their parents for a new kind of neighborhood

Rich millennials are ditching the golf communities of their parents for a new kind of neighborhood | Societal Resilience, Foodproduction, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Agricultural neighborhoods — or "agrihoods" — are planned housing communities with working farms.
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'Timberscrapers' could soon dominate urban skylines

They just don't make 'em like the Sakyamuni Pagoda anymore. Built from wood in 1056 in the Shanxi province of China, the building has remained standing t
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How the Intelligent Home of the Future Will Care For You

How the Intelligent Home of the Future Will Care For You | Societal Resilience, Foodproduction, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
The intelligent home of the future is coming sooner than you think. Our future homes will not only provide us shelter, but much more than you think.
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High-Tech Hydrogen Trains Are Revolutionizing Mass Transit

High-Tech Hydrogen Trains Are Revolutionizing Mass Transit | Societal Resilience, Foodproduction, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Learn about the remarkable advancements of hydrogen powered trains and whay they mean for the future of fuel cell technology.
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The high cost of free parking

Hidden parking rules hurt our cities. Will Chilton and Paul Mackie of Mobility Lab explain. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO The cities w
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Autonomous Cars Will Be "Private, Intimate Spaces"

Autonomous Cars Will Be "Private, Intimate Spaces" | Societal Resilience, Foodproduction, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
An autonomous car designer spoke at a Tech 2025 workshop on Thursday about how self-driving cars are designed based on what people are going to do i
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Singapore's giant vertical farm grows 80 tons of vegetables every year

Singapore's giant vertical farm grows 80 tons of vegetables every year | Societal Resilience, Foodproduction, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Electronics company Panasonic is venturing into indoor farming with a Singapore warehouse farm that grows over 80 tons of vegetables per year under LED lights.
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The Real Moral Dilemma of Self-Driving Cars

We talk about all the potentially challenging situations autonomous cars could get into but not about how human drivers are not very good. Tens of thousand
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