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Brandon Lucia: Energy Harvesting Computers: Extracting Energy from the Environment

Brandon Lucia: Energy Harvesting Computers: Extracting Energy from the Environment

In my lab, we’re developing the basic technology to support what are called “energy harvesting computers.” These are devices that can perform computations, sense their environments, and communicate using energy that they extract from their environments. We can make devices harvest radio waves or use solar energy. By powering these devices with energy extracted from …

How Can Blockchain Help Solve Environmental Issues?

How Can Blockchain Help Solve Environmental Issues?

I think the most pressing environmental issue today that we’re facing is the waste of natural resources, the way that we deal with plastics, consumption – people’s consumption. Humans need to start caring a little bit more about the earth and what they’re doing to it for future generations. Blockchain has the potential to be …