Tag Archives: new technologies

New media driving Occupy movement

Lacking structured leadership, a single spokesperson and even a clear message, the Occupy movement has grown through the use of personal media and new technologies, sustained by participants’ own network of contacts and willingness to dive into the political fray, says a UCLA information studies professor who studies the different ways media and technology shape […] … learn more→

Building a better bulb: Lighting revolution advances

With the industry’s support, new U.S. lighting efficiency standards went into effect this month. This move, along with similar actions in Europe and China, is helping spur new technologies that will change the way homes and businesses are illuminated. Despite an outcry from U.S. conservatives that new lighting efficiency standards infringe on personal freedom, legislation […] … learn more→