Study: Consumers not being turned on by connected home

A recent study shows consumers aren’t warming up to the idea of so-called “smart homes,” where everything from their appliances to lighting to their air conditioning is voice controlled and connected.  Beyond the early adopter crowd, most consumers would prefer to keep things under control manually, according to survey of nearly 10,000 consumers in the U.S., the

What can blockchain do for the environment?

If blackchain is a word that is new to you, check out my previous reports here, here and here. “In a nutshell, blockchains — or “mutual distributed ledgers,” as they are sometimes called — are simply self-governing, tamper-free, online databases that nobody owns, yet everybody can trust,” says Alistair Dabbs over at Ensia. He recently shared how