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ECO WAVE POWER – Energy Reinvented

ECO WAVE POWER – Energy Reinvented Israel’s Eco Wave Power looks to partner Indian firms KSENIA KONDRATIEVAT – Truncated MUMBAI, DECEMBER 19 Israel-based Eco Wave Power, one of the few companies that was able to commercialize its technology for generating electricity from waves, is looking for a strategic partner in India to start a pilot […]

TECHNOCRACY’S STAND ON PERSONAL CHOICES

TECHNOCRACY’S STAND ON PERSONAL CHOICES Many people have many ideas on Technocracy’s view on personal choices. Things such as religion, gay marriage, ethnicity, and more. Technocracy’s stand can be summed up quite succinctly: • Your views, your choice. With the qualifications that your choices don’t interfere with others’ well-being. • If Religion is important to […]

HEALTHY ECO-SYSTEMS, HEALTHY EARTH, HEALTHY PEOPLE

Healthy EcoSystems, Healthy Earth, Healthy People 2015-09-24 Berglind Orradottir & Hafsid Hanna Aegisdottir Photo: CIFOR, Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 2.0 This article is part of UNU’s “17 Days, 17 Goals” series, featuring research and commentary in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit, 25-27 September 2015 in New York City. Goal #15: Protect, restore and […]

IT’S TIME TO SWITCH TO A 4-DAY WORK WEEK

It’s Time to Switch to a 4 day work week Ross Chainey Working less would have a range of benefits for workers and employers and the world should embrace the four-day working week, was the message two experts brought to Davos 2019. Adam Grant, a psychologist from the Wharton School in Pennsylvania, said: “I think […]

WHO ELSE IS WORKING TOWARD A BETTER ECONOMIC SYSTEM?

WHO ELSE IS WORKING TOWARD A BETTER ECONOMIC SYSTEM? As an aside, in some cases organizations are reluctant to work with each other to create a common cause for a few reasons. One: funding – each group is competing for funding to get their ideas off the ground; Two: difference in paths to the common […]

ECONOMICS

ECONOMICS Wikipedia – Economics is the social science that studies the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. Economics focuses on the behavior and interactions of economic agents and how economies work. The typical classes teach economics as being about money – or using money for the economy. BUT, economics simply put is about […]

CRISIS OF THE AGES

THE CRISIS OF THE AGES By Steve Doll Regardless of philosophy or social position, we and all other life forms on Earth are physical beings, dependent on the physical resources of our planet for our continued existence. To all intents and purposes, we live in a closed, finite system, subject to physical laws and limitations. […]

Does Technocracy Have A Place In This World?

DOES TECHNOCRACY HAVE A PLACE IN THE CURRENT WORLD? First, a rebuttal regarding the Fearmongers is in order. There appear to be many people who are afraid of Technocracy’s ideas. Most of those who are writing negative posts about Technocracy have not done their research. Mired in the Technocracy of the 1930’s, they have not […]

Share the Ride – Save the Planet…

SHARE THE RIDE – SAVE THE PLANET; Taking the off ramp from the fast track to oblivion By Steve Doll Image1 While ride-sharing may make sense as far as reducing carbon emissions, there is a reason just as compelling for re-examining our love affair with the private, single-driver automobile: saving us from ourselves. According to […]

Some Emerging Technologies of 2017

A diverse range of breakthrough technologies, including “artificial leaves” that turn CO2 into fuel, and a technique that harvests water from air, could soon be playing a role in tackling the world’s most pressing challenges, according to a list published today by the World Economic Forum. The technologies were selected by the World Economic Forum’s Expert […]

United to Protect the Earth

MORTON COUNTY — Ceremony, aromatic sage and drumming song welcomed the eight tribes of Washington State into the encampment of Native Americans supporting the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Tribes with new and unusual names — Yakama Nation, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, Lummi Nation, Puyallup Tribe, Nisqually Indian Tribe, The […]

Winter Issue of TrendEvents posted

This issue of TrendEvents covers both the old and new of Technocracy, with news about our winter Think Tank, a memorial for Paul Cordesmeyer, and information about the Technocracy concept and organization. Click on the link below! TrendEvents_2016_01_Winter

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Autumn TrendEvents

This issue of TrendEvents features news about economics, water, smart homes and space, followed by information about the Technocracy concept and organization. I am pleased to announce that we have some new blood—two articles by volunteer freelance writers Justin Lazzara and Joshua Moore. See the issue here: TrendEvents_2015_09_Autumn  

Nanopores filter saltwater

Nanopores inexpensively filter seawater

Most humans live near oceans. Yet even in coastal communities, there are often severe water shortages. Hence, desalinization of seawater into fresh water is the “holy grail” of unlimited water supply. Yet, present desalination processes require tremendous amounts of energy, making such processes very expensive. Nanotechnology has been proposed many times as the means to […]