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hmm..interesting June 4, 2019 posted by

World Privacy Forum – these guys really care about privacy

Privacy is a big deal online. As it should be because one, we’re all people who deserve that and two, there’s no telling what people will get up to with your private information. You’re not the only person that cares about it out there though. The World Privacy Forum is an entire research group dedicated to matters of privacy.


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World Privacy Forum – these guys really care about privacy
Eco Friendly June 3, 2019 posted by

Conference Swag – this common marketing tool is killer on the environment

If you go to conventions, like work conventions, not comic, then you’re likely REALLY familiar with the free swag. Pens, magnets, tote bags all branded with company logos to get you to remember their services, whatever they may be, after you leave the weekend. This is not great for the environment.


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Conference Swag – this common marketing tool is killer on the environment
Eco Friendly May 20, 2019 posted by

Better Health By Going Electric – making the way for electric cars may improve health

Switching to electric vehicles is good for the environment, less emissions! But did you know, it could be good for our health too? A new paper looks at the costs of building electric vehicle charging infrastructures vs health costs and the numbers are looking good for electric cars.


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Better Health By Going Electric – making the way for electric cars may improve health
Eco Friendly May 3, 2019 posted by

Amazon One Day Shipping – the new standard might not be great for the Earth

Amazon shipping is moving towards one day shipping on orders for Prime members and although this is exciting for everyone getting packages, it’s not such great news for the environment. That instant gratification delivery can mean an increase in carbon footprints across the board.


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Amazon One Day Shipping – the new standard might not be great for the Earth
hmm..interesting April 26, 2019 posted by

Do Personal Changes Help Climate Change – well, they don’t hurt

Changing your personal habits is a popular reaction to climate change issues but scientist aren’t so sure that our small lifestyle changes will be even close to enough to make a real difference. What is clear is that companies and governments making mass changes will. So the advice? Keep fighting for policy changes and accountability for corporations but make the changes that you can and encourage others as well.


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Do Personal Changes Help Climate Change – well, they don’t hurt
hmm..interesting April 26, 2019 posted by

NYC vs Climate Change – the city has dramatic plans for the disappearing coastlines

The changing climate won’t just impact the weather. With the warmer temperatures, the world is going to be looking at many disappearing coastlines, many of which people, you know, live along. Rather than just waiting for everything to sink, New York City is looking at a radical plan to prepare for it and it may outline how the rest of the world handles the same problems.


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NYC vs Climate Change – the city has dramatic plans for the disappearing coastlines
Eco Friendly April 25, 2019 posted by

Small Changes Matter – smaller changes at sensitive times may have large impact on climate

It’s going to take a lot to make the sort of changes we need to disrupt climate change, everyone knows that, right? Well, maybe that’s not exactly true. Maybe a small push, at just the right time, might be good too. Researchers have proposed a new theory, that smaller changes enacted at critical points might help to turn back the clock on the changing world.


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Small Changes Matter – smaller changes at sensitive times may have large impact on climate
hmm..interesting April 19, 2019 posted by

To Unplug or Not – some things to consider before going offline

Have you considered unplugging? Most of us are online a lot and familiar with the concept of “unplugging” when it comes to or digital devices and the networks therein but is the practice really beneficial? This article raises some questions that you might want to ask yourself before you unplug.


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To Unplug or Not – some things to consider before going offline
hmm..interesting April 17, 2019 posted by

Safe Zone Gunfire Detection – find out sooner if there’s an active shooter

Active shooter situations are very, very scary and for people in the US they are becoming a larger part of all of our realities. Safe Zone Gunfire Detection is an active shooter detector system that can alert police to shooters faster which will hopefully save more lives.


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Safe Zone Gunfire Detection – find out sooner if there’s an active shooter
hmm..interesting April 8, 2019 posted by

AI Judges – Estonia wants to replace government workers with AI

The world is becoming more automated, anyone paying even a little bit of attention is likely aware of that. AI is being used in a variety of ways for research to news reporting in our fast paced society but in Estonia, they want to take it further. They want to bring AI into the court room.


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AI Judges – Estonia wants to replace government workers with AI