Trends Issue 131 - March 2014

Proximity Becomes Paramount

Off-shoring began in the 1990s as a way to tap into the advantages of lower-wage workers in developing nations in...

Proximity Becomes Paramount
published on: Mar 22, 2014

How Computing Is Unleashing a Materials Revolution

The modern world we live in is only possible because of the constantly accelerating advance of new materials and the...

How Computing Is Unleashing a Materials Revolution
published on: Mar 22, 2014

The Green Implosion

Two of the biggest stories of the current decade are actually flip sides of the same story.  On side one is the...

The Green Implosion
published on: Mar 22, 2014

The Global Economy Sorts Itself Out

As the United States economy regains momentum and the Federal Reserve adjusts its policies, the ripple effects will be...

The Global Economy Sorts Itself Out
published on: Mar 22, 2014

The Inequality Debate Continues

Ever since the 1980s, there has been a widespread perception that income and wealth inequality in the United States...

The Inequality Debate Continues
published on: Mar 22, 2014

Energy for the Second Half of the 21st Century

Obviously, we need to be ready with cost-effective alternatives when fossil fuels actually reach the decline stage. ...

Energy for the Second Half of the 21st Century
published on: Mar 22, 2014