August 21, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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NASA Goddard plays major role in NASA lunar mission

In partnership with NASA’s Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley, Calif., Goddard’s Wallops Flight Facility will launch the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer known as LADEE in September, a robotic mission that will study the moon’s thin a… Continue reading

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July 9, 2013
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Graphene on its way to conquer Silicon Valley

The remarkable material graphene promises a wide range of applications in future electronics that could complement or replace traditional silicon technology. Researchers have now paved the way for the integration of graphene into the current silicide b… Continue reading

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May 6, 2013
by Kaid Benfield
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Is there a way to (downtown) San Jose? (by Lee Epstein)

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
Today’s post is written by my frequent collaborator and contributor to this site, Lee Epstein  Lee is an attorney and land use planner working for susta… Continue reading

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May 6, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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NVIDIA joins the crazy Silicon Valley headquarters wars, now with triangles

Circles, squiggles, stilts and now triangles. When will this end? Continue reading

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January 25, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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How to predict the future of technology?

Forget Moore’s Law. USC Marshall, Emory University and University of Michigan researchers define new ways to evaluate new technologies. The bread and butter of investing for Silicon Valley tech companies is stale. Instead, a new method of predicting th… Continue reading

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December 31, 2012
by MoreRecycling
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Silicon Valley Faces Effects of Climate Change

Headquarters for some of the world’s biggest tech companies are in the path of rising seas. Continue reading

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July 10, 2012
by Kaid Benfield
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The opportunity that Apple is missing to build a better neighborhood

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
  What Cupertino, California is getting
 
  What Cupertino, California needs
I never intended to become so knowledgeable about Apple, Inc.’s … Continue reading

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July 2, 2012
by David Goldstein
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How Can We Promote Innovation?

David Goldstein, Energy Program Co-Director, San Francisco
Last month I attended a conference celebrating the Lemelson-MIT innovation awards, where this year’s two winners gave talks on their inventions and in the process tried to inspi… Continue reading

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May 30, 2012
by Kaid Benfield
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Detroit’s prospects may be better than we think

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
As almost everyone knows, Detroit is a city with some serious problems.  But, as I have written before, it’s more complicated than some pundits allow:&nb… Continue reading

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March 13, 2012
by Kaid Benfield
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If you care about cities, return that new iPad

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
If you care about cities, about walkable communities, about healing the crappy environment thrust upon us for the last four decades in the form of suburban sprawl,… Continue reading

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December 15, 2011
by Kaid Benfield
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Official review finds environmental benefits from additional homes near Silicon Valley jobs

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
California’s Silicon Valley is notoriously jobs-rich and housing-poor.  There has been a particularly severe shortage of affordable housing, forcing wor… Continue reading

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July 29, 2010
by Barry Nelson
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The State Legislature and Water Agencies Anticipated the State Water Board’s Conclusions

Last week, the State Water Board released a draft report presenting their scientific conclusions regarding the amount of water required to restore a healthy San Francisco Bay-Delta ecosystem.  The draft report, discussed here, clearly reveals that… Continue reading

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