The Sundance Channel will begin running The Green, a new series focusing on environmental topics, on Tuesday, April 17, at 9 p.m. The Green will present original programming as well as documentaries that will present information and practical advice on the environment. The series will be presented by Sundance founder, Robert Redford, and will be hosted by journalist Simran Sethi and community advocate Majora Carter. The two have distinguished themselves with their green ideas for civic planning and global business practices.
Leading off each edition of The Green will be the original program, Big Ideas for a Small Planet, a documentary series that presents forward-thinking designers, products and processes that are on the leading edge of green developments. Each episode revolves around a different green theme as it looks at innovations that have the potential to transform our lives.
A middle school team from Rochester, Mich., has again nabbed the grand prize in the annual international Future City Competition, which drew students from 37 regions of the United States, as well as from England and China.
The word “smart” is becoming the dumbest word around. It has been applied to almost every device and system in our homes. In addition to smartphones and smart meters, we now hear about smart clothing and smart shoes, smart lights, smart homes, smart buildings, and every trendy city today has its smart city project. Just because it has a computer inside and is connected to the Web, does not mean it is smart.
Are you being paid enough? Do you want a better job? According to a recent survey Manpower released just before Engineers Week, employers and engineers don't see eye-to-eye about the state of US engineers' skills and experience.
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