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Microsoft is using AI to cut the cloud’s electric bill

Microsoft’s cloud services are 93% more energy efficient and up to 98% more carbon efficient than traditional enterprise data centers, the company said in a study it issued last...

Remembering Anthony Bourdain, Everyone’s Friend

He wanted to make the world a more inclusive place.  "His love of great adventure, new friends, fine food and drink and the remarkable stories of the world made him...

Are Reusable Bags Really Better For the Planet?

Disposable plastic bags have less of an impact on the environment according to their Life Cycle Assessment - LCA. But as the war against plastic bags intensifies, it's worth taking...

Women Leaders Who Are Changing the World

WOMEN WHO ARE CHANGING THE WORLD What a jagged image we use for women who achieve greatly, defining accomplishment in terms of the barrier rather than the triumph. There she...

Canadian company testing system to convert carbon dioxide into fuel

A Canadian startup is testing a system that sucks carbon dioxide from the air and converts it into fuel for cars and other vehicles. Carbon Engineering’s technique combines several common...

SUCCESS is more about Attitude than IQ

Psychologist Carol Dweck has spent her entire career studying attitude and performance, and her latest study shows that your attitude is a better predictor of your success than your...

EU proposes ban single-use plastics – WHY Not CANADA?

The European Union is proposing a ban on single-use plastics to help protect marine life. The proposals are aimed at outlawing many commonplace plastic items including straws, cotton buds, cutlery,...

What if all guns disappeared?

28-5-2018 Ranking at the top of that list would be lives otherwise lost to suicide. Around 60% of the 175,700 US firearm deaths from 2012 to 2016 were suicides,...

He Predicted The 2016 Fake News Crisis. Now He’s Worried About An Information Apocalypse.

In mid-2016, Aviv Ovadya realized there was something fundamentally wrong with the internet — so wrong that he abandoned his work and sounded an alarm. A few weeks before...

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