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The Potential of Green Code for Business

‘Green code’ looks at the energy output associated with online activities, and attempts to diminish the demand they put on physical servers and systems. It’s an early-stage concept so far, but it’s holds big potential for business.

Embracing a Five-Hour Workday

The notion of taking time off regularly may sound crazy to people who have fallen into the trap of believing that more is more. But two of the biggest breaks in my business career wouldn’t have happened if I hadn’t taken a break and turned my brain off.

3p Weekend: Designing for the Circular Economy

These four concepts — from the innovative to the simplistic — prove what’s possible when today’s best and brightest apply circular-economic thinking to everyday product design.

Ford Shows How Virtual Reality Will Change Our Lives

Ford uses virtual reality to produce cars faster, cut costs and ease collaboration between co-workers. And a look inside its impressive VR program demonstrates this technology’s potential to shake things up in the 21st century.

Science to the Rescue: Renewables Poised for New Growth Spurt

Leading members of the American business community are already transitioning to renewable energy because it makes good bottom-line sense. For now, they are using mostly off-the-shelf systems, but technology gains could revolutionize our electric grids even further.

Inside Ford’s Virtual Reality Labs

We visit Ford’s Virtual Reality labs in Dearborn, Michigan, to check out the innovative ways the automaker uses VR to bring new vehicles to market.

Ford Bets Big on Electric Vehicles, Invests In U.S. Plant

Ford’s decision to replace a new plant in Mexico with 700 new American jobs got major headlines this week. But the company’s $4.5 billion investment in vehicle electrification also deserves a closer look.

SPECIAL SERIES: How Sustainability at Home Goes Beyond

Building Tomorrow’s Eco-Home

How will tomorrow’s perfect eco-home look? With today’s record-low solar costs, it’s a pretty fair bet it will employ PV panels. But renewable energy isn’t the only defining characteristic of a sustainable home, points out Martha Bohm, assistant professor to University at Buffalo’s Department of Architecture.