innovation

Breaktrough Plasma-based Water Purification System

Submitted on December 16, 2011 - 19:52

The Center for Social Innovation at Un Techo para Chile recently revealed a water purification system that is a total knockout: a plasma-based system for water purification that can kill pretty much anything in the water, making it drinkable at a very low cost. How low?

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Mark Pagel on "Infinite Stupidity"

Submitted on December 15, 2011 - 21:27

Every so often, people quote Albert Eistein saying "Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I am not sure about the first".  In this EDGE video, Mark Pagel illustrates how right, or wrong, Einstein was, and how that have changed since the arrival of Facebook, Twitter, and other Internet-based tools and platforms. 

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