All posts by Harold ottle

The Science Behind Home Disaster Preparedness Kits Is a Disaster – WIRED
06 Jan
8:27

The Science Behind Home Disaster Preparedness Kits Is a Disaster – WIRED

Helicopters got to Wilmington, North Carolina, after a day of isolation; Hurricane Florence made landfall there, and the city, with one foot in the Atlantic and the other in the Cape Fear River, soon became an island. Its main roads underwater, Wilmington went without help until boats and choppers reached […]

Apple HomeKit: Everything you need to know – CNET
06 Jan
6:37

Apple HomeKit: Everything you need to know – CNET

“Siri, open my bedroom shades.”  You might not know it, but you’re using Apple HomeKit every time you issue a smart-home-related voice command on your iPhone, HomePod — or other Siri-compatible device. HomeKit is to Apple what Alexa skills are to Amazon, or what actions are to Google. It’s that intangible, […]

New Law Sees California Homes Built with Solar Panels from 2020 – My Modern Met
06 Jan
8:38

New Law Sees California Homes Built with Solar Panels from 2020 – My Modern Met

Photo: Stonel via Shutterstock New homes in California are about to become a lot more energy efficient. By a vote of 5-0 from the California Energy Commission (CEC), all homes built from 2020 onward will be required to incorporate solar energy measures. The unanimous vote continues to position California as […]

Global Best Projects 2018, Government Building: New London Embassy – Engineering News-Record
06 Jan
6:58

Global Best Projects 2018, Government Building: New London Embassy – Engineering News-Record

<!– Global Best Projects 2018, Government Building: New London Embassy | 2018-09-26 | Engineering News-Record This website requires certain cookies to work and uses other cookies to help you have the best experience. By visiting this website, certain cookies have already been set, which you may delete and block. By […]

More Filipino learners benefit from Smart digital programs – manilastandard.net
05 Jan
8:49

More Filipino learners benefit from Smart digital programs – manilastandard.net

There is a saying that goes: “Talent is universal, but opportunity is not.”  This is true for over a million Filipino students who have no access to digital content that can help bridge the divide between those in urban and rural communities. Smart Communications addressed this gap throughout 2018 with […]

Researchers investigating large sunshades to combat global warming – SpaceFlight Insider
05 Jan
7:28

Researchers investigating large sunshades to combat global warming – SpaceFlight Insider

<!– A group of concerned engineers and scientists is investigating a space-based method to offset global warming. Their concept is called Heliocentric Earth-Lagrangian Interception of Sunlight (HELIOS), a flotilla of perhaps many thousands of kilometer-square sun sails that, once placed at the Sun-Earth Lagrange (SEL1) point, would reduce the amount […]

A3 Insider – What NY Times columnist gets wrong on robots – Robotics Online
05 Jan
9:08

A3 Insider – What NY Times columnist gets wrong on robots – Robotics Online

Robotic Industries Association Posted 01/04/2019 Welcome to A3 Insider – your weekly newsletter on automation news, business insights and emerging tech trends. It’s compiled each week by the Association for Advancing Automation’s Director of Education Strategies Robert Huschka and delivered directly to your inbox. Email […]

Glass panels take centre stage – Telangana Today
05 Jan
7:57

Glass panels take centre stage – Telangana Today

Hyderabad: Its presence is being felt all over. No high rise structure or a corporate building or for that matter, even the residential apartments, it is there in most structures giving them a new look and aesthetic. Glass is now becoming an integral part for most of the structures. From a […]

Sears Kit Homes: How bungalows in a box changed housing – Curbed
04 Jan
9:28

Sears Kit Homes: How bungalows in a box changed housing – Curbed

Last fall, e-commerce behemoth Amazon elicited bemused reactions when it started selling shipping container homes online. Beyond obvious jokes—was the Prime program simply finding a more straightforward way to ship you everything in your home—it was impressive that the company’s deliver-anything-to-your doorstep ethos now applied to homes, not just household […]

Solar PV Tracker Market 2018 Global Analysis of Latest Fact, Growth and Forecast to 2025 – Sun Star Times
04 Jan
8:18

Solar PV Tracker Market 2018 Global Analysis of Latest Fact, Growth and Forecast to 2025 – Sun Star Times

QY Market Insights’s latest addition in its database titled Global Solar PV Tracker Market Insights, Forecast to 2025 presents a complete assessment of the market which has studied industry situations, market outlook, market Size, growth and demands, business strategies, deployment models, opportunities, competitive analysis of major Solar PV Tracker Market […]