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What does a Future Smart Phone Look Like?

June 2, 2010 1 comment

People want to upgrade their digital cameras sometimes merely because the new types are much easier to carry in pockets; people buys new watches sometimes just to avoid changing batteries; people are crazy about iPhones while still trying to live with the trade-off between a comfortable size of a keyboard and a display. But the truth is that a device should bear all those features to be qualified as a ‘mobile’ one: pocket size and light in weight, worry-free charging, comfortable for fingers and eyes of all sizes.

The recent two prototypes might cast a little light into how our future mobile phone could look like. Read more…

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Without a Trace: an Imaginary Store for Runaway Brides

May 20, 2010 1 comment

Many girls have probably dreamed of being a runaway bride for at least once in life. Just enjoy the process of shopping and then wearing beautiful dresses, jewelries and shoes without getting into the line labeled ‘desperate housewife’. Compiling the recent progress in the tech/fashion world, I think it’s time for me to consider opening such an convenience store that offers a complete service chain for runaway brides to-be.

The marketing logo would be select-enjoy-disappear. As a customer you should Read more…

Focus topic: tech as sales pitch for start-ups

April 26, 2010 Leave a comment

Recently I came across two start-ups in car business. They don’t relate to each other, but there seems to be some common interesting thoughts behind. One is called ALTe, who does economical mass conversion of used fleet vehicles into plug-in hybrid electric ones. The other is called Green Planet Car Wash, who uses a recycled PVC device to cleanse the used car washing water into drinkable tap water (but the business is car washing still).

What I found unique about ALTe is mainly its business angle in two ways. Read more…

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The Future of Green Cities in a Swedish Eco-Town

March 26, 2010 Leave a comment

On a former industrial site, the city of Stockholm has created a sustainable village of 7,000 earth-friendly apartments — and that is Hammarby Sjöstad.

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Focus topic: Google’s Energy Initiatives Director Talks Clean Power – Video

March 26, 2010 Leave a comment

Dan Reicher, director of climate change and energy initiatives at Google, tells TIME what the Internet giant is doing in the clean energy sphere.

One real life example that explains Mr. Reicher’s point is the Urban Ecomap. It enable each individual to see the consequencies of their lifesytle choice to they city they live in.

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