January 17, 2021

The Netherlands is getting a bike path made from recycled plastic, and the technique could one day be used to make entire streets

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By Peter Kotecki From Business Insider A pilot program in the Netherlands is testing a bike path made from recycled plastic. The project, called PlasticRoad, uses prefabricated, modular sections made from 70% recycled plastic. Recycled plastic is weather resistant, and its carbon footprint is lower than that of concrete or asphalt. PlasticRoad, which launched this […]

Safecap

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Ford made a trucker hat that might save drivers’ lives By David Lumb From engadget Truck driving is an exhausting job that requires constant attention to the road. Falling asleep during long stretches is an occasional — and sometimes lethal — concern. That’s why Ford helped develop the SafeCap, a hat that senses head movements […]

Ben Horowitz to Kick Off the Haiti Tech Summit w/ Google + Fast Company

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Ben Horowitz is kicking off the Haiti Tech Summit with his amazing keynote “To Create Culture, Start a Revolution”. 100 Global Speakers will be convening at Haiti’s Beach Resort to transform the future of startup ecosystems via tech. Who will be there? Speakers and partners include Google, Airbnb, TechStars, Tech Crunch, Fast Company, Inc Magazine, […]

Here’s how much work your brain can handle before needing a break

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By Travis Bradberry, LinkedIn From Business Insider This post from LinkedIn Influencer Travis Bradberry appeared originally on LinkedIn. The 8-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. If you want to be as productive as possible, you need to let go of this relic and find a new approach. The 8-hour workday was […]