Let’s Talk Hydrogen Convergence 01/17/13

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Episode 67: In this episode, we will be talking about re-kindling the flame needed to advance hydrogen convergence. Next, we would like to discuss the volunteers needed to make the process run smoothly. And finally, we would like to talk about big ideas like an American transcontinental hydrogen highway. Zachary Alexander

How Strategic Networks empower the Maker Movement

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A lot of very serious people are saying that technology has become the greatest threat to decreasing the jobless rate. Many point to the continuous cycle of layoffs that get reported on morning talk shows. In response, some are looking at the Maker Movement as a source of jobs growth. For those tasked with supporting …

Let’s Talk Hydrogen Convergence 01/10/13

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Episode 66: In this episode we’ll talk about the strategic uncertainty of desktop manufacturing, we’ll discuss the importance of amateurs to hydrogen convergence, and we’ll talk about why you won’t hear about desktop manufacturing in the mainstream media

Population Ageing is thing to watch in Global Risk 2013

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Every year, the World Economic Forum releases a report like Global Risk 2013, which documents results from surveys conducted at its regional meetings. For those tasked with supporting sustainability, this represents the best insurance against black swan events. The reason is that the Global Risk reports turn up emerging trends, which can lead to events …

DOE uncovers Opportunities in Fuel Cell Buses

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A lot of very serious people who read this new report on the current status of hydrogen fuel cell buses will see another reason why America shouldn’t invest in hydrogen convergence. They will read the main conclusion that fuel cell buses will cost twice as much to operate and declare the debate over. For those …

Impact of Connected Vehicles on Hydrogen Convergence

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There are a lot of good reasons for those tasked with supporting sustainability to follow the development of connected vehicles (i.e. cars that support Internet access and internal local networks).  Many of you live in cities that could use the bump in infrastructure capacity and cost avoidance that these vehicles would enable. Others live in …

Introducing low-pressure Hydrogen Convergence

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A lot of very serious people like to talk about the cost of deploying hydrogen infrastructure. They go on at length about why America can’t afford to invest in any new infrastructure given the state of current international markets. For those tasked with supporting sustainability, a bigger infrastructure challenge has been the move from low-pressure …

Why are Strategic Networks missing from the Manufacturing Debate?

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A lot of very serious people are talking about how best to improve the manufacturing base in the United States. The New York Times, for example, has an article about “High-Tech Factories Built to Be Engines of Innovation” which essentially makes the business case for reengaging in the manufacturing sector. For those tasked with supporting …

Regaining the Holiday Spirit after Friday’s School Shooting

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Generally speaking, this time of year is filled with thoughts about quality time spent with friends and family. However, Friday’s Newtown school shooting shattered the harmony that has been building since Thanksgiving. Unlike some on the fringes of mainstream media, we at the ebTDesign Forum think that you and your peers should fight as hard …