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Walk Away From The Grid

Renewable energy tends to work at a household scale. If you can produce enough electricity for your home, why connect to the grid? Some see a vast move of people disconnecting from the grid for cost and independence. 115 more words

Energy

Decentralized Power Empowers The Poor

One of the causes of poverty has been the lack of adequate infrastructure. The rise of mobile telephones, LEDs, solar power and other technologies are enabling energy and services to be delivered directly to previously disconnected people. 52 more words

Technology

Locals Aren't Waiting For Federal

Pick your issue. If it affects your neighborhood you may be disappointed with the national government’s response. As proof of the resiliency of individuals, actions are being taken anyway. 73 more words

Politics

What is Bitcoin?

Fortunately the mining process does not require an in depth knowledge into how bitcoin works, but understanding how it works and what it is, is still very important. 671 more words

Bitcoin

Neighborhoods Going Off Grid

Renewable energies are frequently distributed. Solar and wind are allowing self-sufficiency for individuals and for neighborhoods. Developers are no longer assuming that connecting to the grid is required or economical. 23 more words

Energy

Seeing the "Network for the Nodes" in Blockchain Technology

I often use the term “can’t see the forest for the trees” when discussing the struggle to maintain perspective. The term serves an effective metaphor to describe any instance where one is so caught up in the minutia of a subject they fail to consider the “big picture”.  773 more words

OneName: The Bridge Between Physical & Digital Identity

Someday this service may be the most important form of identification you posses —  with the potential to combine and exceed the utility of your driver’s license, passport and social security card.  1,089 more words