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carsHigh Impact Technology Update

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Convergence08 was this past weekend, Nov 15-16, 2008. There were many talks and discussions. I gave an update on high impact technology. I did not have the proper connection for a Macbook and an older projector, so gave this talk …

carnival of spacePromising thermoelectric project goal 20% improvement in fuel efficiency for cars [boost diesel car to 57% efficiency]

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Thermoelectrics could capture currently wasted heat to boost overall vehicle efficiency from 38% to 57%. A 50% efficient free-piston engine could be boosted to 65% overall efficiency A regular 30% gas engine would be boosted to 51% overall efficiency. Scientists …

drexlerForesight, Battelle, Waite Family Foundation and others have released the Technology Roadmap for Productive Nanosystems

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CORRECTION: The Technology Roadmap for Productive Nanosystems has finally been released. Many groups were involved in the creation of the report. It was organized and led by Battelle with: Technical Leadership teamK. Eric Drexler, Nanorex; Alex Kawczak, Battelle Memorial Institute;John …

futureShort, mid and long term energy and transportation system overhauls

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I am not convinced that we are at peak oil/liquids and if it does occur I believe that it will not do severe damage to the economies of the developed countries or China. In the event of a peak in …