They are more efficient, but at what cost? A Silicon Valley startup unveiled a smart window product that gives building designers a promising new tool and improves building efficiency. View (formerly called Soladigm) officially introduced its auto-tinting window system made of a dynamic glass that tints based on building light and temperature. There have been… Continue reading Can Smart Windows Operate Efficiently to Use Auto-Tint That Optimizes Outside Light?
Who deserves your charitable dollars? To help you decide, Forbes has calculated the financial efficiency of the 100 U.S. charities that received the most private donations last year. We’ve also picked five all-stars–charities that are reasonably efficient (compared to their peers) and do fine work in their areas. In their tables, fundraising efficiency shows the… Continue reading Most Efficient Charities Picked by Forbes
In September, California’s governor Edmund Brown signed the bill that legalized autonomous vehicles or self-driving cars. Doing so wasn’t just about space-age headlines but a response to the findings of initial research by companies such as Google, which suggest computer-controlled drivers can be safer and more efficient than humans. Some might see such developments as… Continue reading Google Says Computer-controlled Drivers are Safer and More Efficient than Humans