“Virtually every automobile ride, every plane trip and, in most places, every flip of a light switch adds carbon dioxide to the air, and relatively little money is being spent to find and deploy alternative technologies.
“according to the researchers, the shallower penetration of new technologies in the third world explains of their economic lag: “changes in the pattern of technology diffusion account for 80 percent of the Great Income Divergence between rich and poor countries since 1820.
Interesting analysis..the argument from researchers is tech hasn’t been “embedded as deeply.”
“That’s a Mother’s Day gift – something my kids craft with their own brains and brawn.
“Most know that their strategy going forward will have to balance two imperatives. They have to protect the turf they already own — today’s product business — while pursuing growth through service offerings that leverage the fact that the product is in place to offer a richer overall value proposition to customers.
Good piece on the challenges and opportunities around the “internet of things.”
“As a built environment, South Lamar is no Champs Elysees. But its chaotic streetscape is home to iconic South Austin businesses – Matt’s El Rancho, the Saxon Pub – and trendy newer eateries – Uchi, Olivia, Barley Swine. Local boutiques, yoga studios, and houseware emporiums have moved into low-rent industrial centers, and tried to spruce them up. The market is there: The Bouldin, Zilker and South Lamar neighborhoods are hot.
We’ll have a rental in this area soon..email me if you know someone interested.
“The argument, it’s worth clarifying, is not simply that cheap housing makes a metro area attractive; if that were true the Midwest would be booming. It is that a very elastic housing supply in the face of steady demand will allow for massive population growth.
“Consumer Reports rates the Tesla Model S a 99 out of 100 points. It is the first time since 2007 the firm has given a rating that high for a vehicle it reviewed.