Tag Archives: Green

Electric bikes

There’s a mob in Barcelona making vintage styled electric bikes. I love the styling on these Oto cycles. The colours, the shape, they’re gorgeous. This is the sort of project that could be adapted for Australia really nicely. Here you … Continue reading

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Carbon capture technology at home

Everyone is pretty much aware now that the best form of Carbon capture and storage is leaving it in the ground. That’s established as being the No. 1 vector of approach for this little issue. Leave it where it is. … Continue reading

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Hemp for 3D printing

It was never going to take long. The winning combination of a resource friendly, abundant crop and the incredible technology that is 3D printing was bound to happen sooner rather than later. Here’s five stages from hemp to fibre from … Continue reading

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Renew Energy’s predictions for 2015

Reblogged from the year Australia’s energy market changes forever. One: Battery prices will start their freefall sometime this year. Well, yes. That seems pretty obvious. Private show offs and Universities have bypassed business as usual to develop and release battery … Continue reading

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Print community

This really grabbed my attention. 3D printed speakers that look like the Death Star from Star Wars. NOMOON is software designed for a 3D printer that will print out whatever you like. If it’s round. “Nomoon can create spherical speaker … Continue reading

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3D printed housing update

Remember that guy who wanted to 3D print houses? And China used a similar technique with concrete and recycling? Well, now there’s a house being built in Amsterdam designed to be, 3D printed in bio-plastic. The 3D printing revolution is … Continue reading

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Green nappies/diapers?

Given our level of technology and the public interest in sustainable technology, it would seem like a good time to introduce nappies/diapers that can go into compost or bio-digesting sewage systems. Lots of people opt for old fashioned cloth nappies … Continue reading

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3D printing. The future is now.

This is a 3D printer. Full article. If you haven’t seen these around, it’s worth doing a bit of reading. The basic idea is that instead of ink on a flat surface, the printer uses extruded plastic to build up … Continue reading

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Contour crafting.

Imagine 3D printing your own home in 20 hours. Imagine using something like a game engine to design a home. Like adobe? Like minimalist? Prefer ornate gothic? Want colour built in? How would you lay the cables through various walls … Continue reading

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Taking stock

Today I got another five robinia seedlings transplanted. That makes a couple of dozen, now, I think. About half the western fenceline is planted out and waiting for spring. As I was digging the holes for them it began to … Continue reading

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