August 2008

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Blue Turns Green

Posted by on 24 Aug 2008 | Tagged as: business

Long known as “Big Blue“, IBM is turning green…

The challenges have become clear: the need for clean water and air; affordable and reliable delivery of energy; the dwindling supply of fossil fuels; the reality of climate disruption and its implications for future generations.

At IBM, our approach is twofold: we are working to make our existing products and processes more efficient for both the environment and for business, while also developing new innovations that can accelerate the adoption of products and services that have lesser environmental impact.

From the Jaws of Nereis Virens

Posted by on 18 Aug 2008 | Tagged as: biomimicry

My friend Dennis just sent me this one from MarketWatch:

In the rock pools along the North Atlantic lives a worm that may hold a clue for aerospace engineers looking for stronger, lighter materials to build aircraft that can fly greater distances and burn less fuel. Continued at MarketWatch…

Please share your discoveries, especially ones reported in the business media.