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It now refers to the idea of improvisation in human systems and is best in operation with loose knowledge bases with novel insights and applications. Christmas BlogsThe third aspect of anthro-complexity I want to discuss is the complex and problematic issue of scaling.

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World Wide Lexicon: Help Make This Blog Multi-Lingual!

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WWL is based on a simple idea that websites like ours have bilingual readers without knowing it. We're proud to announce that we are one of the first sites to join the Worldwide Lexicon ( It's a new service that will enable us to publish in dozens of languages. WWL enables you to contribute and edit translations to any languages you speak. WWL is free, and is open source, and if you're into language, it's a lot of fun. To contribute, just go to [link].

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A sheep in wolves clothing

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You’ve sweated through the early adopter phase and you are starting to make process then someone (or often more than one person) sweeps down on the novel idea and purloins the language to give a fresh lick of paint to a set of familiar, but tired methods or tools without first dealing with the rust.

Cleantech Blog: Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles

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Cleantech Blog, the premier cleantech site for commentary on news and technology relating to clean tech, greentech, energy, climate change and carbon, and the environment. Find investors, resumes, and free research Get Cleantech Blog in your email Enter your email address: Subscribe in a reader Join us on Linked In Follow us on Twitter Join us on Facebook - The Greenhouse Gas Blog Loading. Cleantech blogs founder is Neal Dikeman.

Electric Cars and a Smarter Grid - Green Inc. Blog -

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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission , which regulates interstate transmission of electricity, is on board with the idea. February 17, 2009 7:03 am Link Smart Grid An Invaluable Idea Worldwide / Buildings could become the new power plants BRUSSELS ?

A 100 m.p.g. truck? A Bright IDEA | | Detroit Free Press

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A Bright IDEA BY SARAH A. will be unveiling its IDEA, a 100 miles-per-gallon plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. Now, of course, Bright Automotive is ready to unveil the IDEA, with the expectation it will have 50,000 ready for sale in 2013. Bright is planning to sell its IDEA to commercial businesses only. And that is directly who this new IDEA is aimed at: businesses that carry cargo, whether its Frito chips, power tools, dry cleaning or flowers.


Environmental Charter High School Gets Solar; Greenius Goes EcoMedia

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A beaming Alison Diaz, ECHS’ Founder and Executive Director was at the center of it all on the campus that started as an idea in her head and then in a church basement in 1999.

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Thankful To Be Home — And ALIVE!

Creative Greenius

“I still have no idea what you’re talking about.” Jesus, it’s not about your stupid blog.” ” “Wait – you’re saying you actually read my blog?” It all started with the video. It was sent to me last Thursday via email.

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Entrepreneurial business 1 - Global corporate 0

Green Car Reports

Great living and practical example of what we had spoken about on our blog on Monday that drew on Clayton Christensen's ideas. Big Remember that post from, oh, two days ago about entrepreneurs and incumbents? Congratulations to Business of Software 2011 speaker Jeff Lawson and Twilio on now being recommended by Ribbit as BT, who bought Ribbit three years ago for $105 million is shuttering Ribbit. I am sure this is more of a gesture than a revenue generator though. 

On Prius

Plugs and Cars

There's much I should be blogging these days and hopefully will shortly. Check out the blog Stuff White People Like on the Prius. Reminds me to blog about that Lexus ad campaign casting a spell around the letter h. It’s expensive, gives the idea that you are helping the environment, and requires no commitment/changes other than money.

Chrysler unveils new electric minivan for the US Postal Service

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VW minivan reportedly not long for this world 2 days ago Chrysler ekes out additional 2 mpg on 2009 minivans 223 days ago See More Related Articles and Blog Posts Reader Comments (Page 1 of 1) 1 ~D.

Ford, GM rolling out third-party developer programs for in-vehicle apps

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Developers who have a great idea for an app but need some help building it can turn to jacAPPS—the recommended mobile app development house for the Ford Developer Program. The portal also will host a blog for developers to keep them informed on the latest news and information.

Wiring up the Controller Harness

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

Here's the harness plugged into the controller and fed through the two-inch computer grommet from the last blog entry. At least this gives me an idea of what connections I'm dealing with. Well, that takes away my idea of a 20-mile extension cord to get to work.

National Academy of Science hosting Sackler Colloquium on the science of science communication

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Discussions over science are often freighted with cultural, political, and moral perspectives, making the task of communicating scientific ideas even more challenging. Research stretches across disciplinary boundaries, university departments, funding agencies, and scholarly journals, is debated in the media and on blogs, and has been the focus of several best-selling books.

Cautious Optimism

Open Source Civic EV Kit

Thanks to all who responded for your ideas and well wishes. I feel good when I hear from folks because I don't know how many people are actually keeping track of this blog, especially since things have quieted down recently.

The electric car and grid parity -

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

The idea is to electric vehicles more competitive with conventional, gas-powered vehicles, so that a purchaser can consider paying roughly the same amount for either.

Hacking the Regen System and Fixing Acceleration

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

In a comment to a prior blog entry, Paul J suggested that I try using the brake light signal from the brake pedal to activate the regenerative system. With my driving frustration, this seemed like a good idea. Well, today was a good day.

All American "Spirit" Noted on Yuma's KYMA Website as of Wednesday, 9 December 2009 -

Spirit of DC - PHEV3A

is obtained -- from Yuma's KYMA Channel 11 website , th e below entry, as copied and pasted to the blog, at least documented the All American "Spirit of DC" being in Yuma, AZ. It's a hot idea he thinks will promote jobs and move the U.S. Cheers EVADC'rs, PHEV'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All - Just a short entry until a YOU TUBE link (fingers crossed!)

Arc 1 Conversion Journal 3/3/2012

DIY Electric Car

It has been about 5 months since I posted my first blog about converting my car to electricity. They couldn't wrap their heads around the idea I wanted a manual rack, even though I have a car with a power rack. My professional life has kept me busy, but I still have made good progress on my conversion. Winter 2011-2012: Engine Bay and Under-car: The car is now completely gas-less. No engine, no fuel tank, no alternator, pumps, radiators, exhaust pipes, or muffler.

Obama embraces PHEVs

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The Grist Magazine blog has posted the complete speech here. The next day, we found out that his idea didn't sit too well with the Saudi Royal Family. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) delivered a major speech on energy independence yesterday.

Volt, Re-Volt, No Volt - Will CARB Revolt?

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In January GM announced the Volt, a smart idea that makes use of the two existing primary energy infrastructures - the electric grid and gasoline stations. Sharon Terlep's story doesn't mention it, but in the hydrogen Volt GM has made another arbitrary decision, as announced on GM's Volt blog. With NiMH batteries - those that provide energy to every hybrid on the road and thousands of all-electric cars - the Volt plug-in hybrid could go into production today.

Flawed PHEV report has legs

Plugs and Cars

Because people naturally, logically believe electric cars are a good idea. One of the many smaller media outlets and blogs to pick up the story got the message. There has never been a shortage of stories in the press denigrating plug-in electric cars. Special interests who preferred to maintain the internal combustion status quo (read oil and auto companies) have long needed to plant seeds of doubt.

Automakers agree on common plug to recharge electric vehicles

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Caroline Reichert, an RWE spokeswoman, noted that the idea here is to ensure that "a car can be recharged in Italy in exactly the same way as in Denmark, Germany or France." The "normal plug" idea doesnt neccessarily work dude.

Thoughts on the Kit and Belktronix System

Open Source Civic EV Kit

It makes shifting much easier and makes the car feel like a regular vehicle Choosing AGM batteries was a great idea. I think I captured quite a bit of stuff in pictures on the blog, but the official document is only about a third done and not reviewed. With 350 EV miles on the car, I'm ramping down on fixing things and ramping up on commuting.

Greenius On The Green Scene - The South Bay Report

Creative Greenius

The green story of Dency Nelson is worth an entire blog onto itself, but he’s far too busy and actively involved to ever have time for that. We only had 20 minutes to brainstorm so we didn’t work out every detail, but it seemed like an idea worth pursuing.

Labour's £5,000 sweetener to launch electric car revolution | Environment | The Guardian

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What weve got to get people used to is the idea that electric cars will become quite normal, quite usual," said Hoon. David Mitchell: Ill tell you what really offends me - political opportunism More top stories Most talked about {for blog_item in blogs} ${parseInt(blog_item_index) + 1}.

Opinions and Rants

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

For those of you who have read my blog entries in the past, you know I've blown up the internal FETs of the DC-DC over five times and spent countless hours reverse-engineering the circuit with experts at work to see just what could possibly be wrong with the system. I actually didn't mind purchasing my own hardware, but I had no idea where to get some of the more obscure items.

The Cat Is Still On The Roof – And The Roof! The Roof! The Roof Is On Fire!

Creative Greenius

Today, on this very special Blog Action Day Creative Greenius, I take you back to June of 2008 and ask you: What the hell have YOU been doing for the past 12 months? I’m acting because blogging on these issues, as I have done for over two years now, is just not enough anymore.

GM Proposes Electric Car Plug Standard - GoodCleanTech

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Autoblog Green Cleantech Blog Cleantech Group CNETs Green Tech Earth2Tech EcoGeek Ecotality Green Inc. In order for plug-in electric vehicles to become part of the mainstream, a plug-in ecosystem must be in place when vehicles like the Chevy Volt extended-range electric vehicle hit the market," GM said on its company FastLane blog.

Aptera delays 2e until 2010

Revenge of the Electric Car

Here is the full text of the blog post, and the Press Release from Aptera Motors: [link]. Aptera’s other co-founder, Steve Fambro, who started tinkering with the idea of building an aerodynamic vehicle five years ago, is taking a short leave of absence and will re-engage with the company in the new year. Big changes at Aptera … more details ( plus official press release ) after the jump: Officially Official: Aptera production pushed back to 2010.

Intel Founder: Look to Silicon Valley for Electric Car Development - GoodCleanTech

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Autoblog Green Cleantech Blog Cleantech Group CNETs Green Tech Earth2Tech EcoGeek Ecotality Green Inc.

Electric Car Manufacturers Inspire New Paradigms -- Seeking Alpha

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Seeking Alpha Home The Macro View Stocks & Sectors Global Markets ETFs Investing Ideas Breaking News Transcripts Register | Login Email: Password: Forgot Your Password? Feature your company/blog/book Interview a contributor Whats New?

The Most Powerful Greenius In America

Creative Greenius

In fact that’s such a good idea the Public Utilities Commission of California already has that mandate in place. FOLLOW ME IF YOU WANT TO LIVE.

GM, Segway partner on two-wheel city vehicle | Green Tech - CNET News

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Photos: GM, Segway purr about PUMA Martin LaMonica is a senior writer for CNETs Green Tech blog. Reply to this comment by TotallyMadeUpName April 7, 2009 7:34 AM PDT Bike lanes were designed with the idea of carrying vehicles that are about 2 feet wide, with , of course, padding on each side.

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Urban transport | Two wheels good | The Economist

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People actually love the idea of a bicycle that does not need pedalling. Exchange ideas in the boardroom.

Solar Powered Greenius Producing Massive South Bay Energy

Creative Greenius

Most have no idea. This Friday, June 12, I’ll be attending the EcoMotion Palm Desert AB 811 Conference specifically to cover it for this Creative Greenius blog. Marilyn Lyon of the SBESC with your Creative Greenius at the PV Street Fair June 7.

VIDEO: Driving a Tesla-powered Smart

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a rolling death-wish on skinny tires 157 days ago See More Related Articles and Blog Posts Reader Comments (Page 1 of 1) 1 TEG 3:09PM (4/24/2009) "Because of the nature of the event, there was no demonstration of heart-stopping acceleration or sure-footedness through a slalom."

A Brief Look at Today's Plug-in Hybrid and Electric Vehicles and the Companies That Are Revolutionizing an Old Industry - Yahoo! Finance

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News & Opinion Markets Investing Ideas Expert Advice Special Editions Company Finances Providers Personal Finance Banking & Budgeting Career & Work College & Education Family & Home Insurance Loans Real Estate Retirement Taxes My Portfolios New Portfolio MarketTracker Tech Ticker (new) Search for share prices Get Quotes Finance Search Tue, Apr 21, 2009, 10:17AM ET - U.S.

Greenlings: Benefits of charging stations vs. battery swaps vs. home charging

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The idea is that when your car needs more energy, you can drive your car into a station and, like an automated car wash, your depleted battery is replaced robotically by one that has a full charge. my idea is that it would work the way propane tanks work now.


Smart Grids, Electric Vehicles: A Financial Win-Win for All -- Seeking Alpha

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Seeking Alpha Home The Macro View Stocks & Sectors Global Markets ETFs Investing Ideas Breaking News Transcripts Register | Login Email: Password: Forgot Your Password? A free car on a four-year plan in France is another idea mentioned by Shai Agassi, CEO of Project Better Place. Feature your company/blog/book Interview a contributor Whats New?