Links for August 18th through August 24th

by Mel Starrs on August 25, 2010

in News

These are my links for August 18th through August 24th: 500 Internal Server Error – 500 Internal Server Error Stanford engineers’ new solar energy conversion process could revamp solar power production – "A new process that simultaneously combines the light and heat of solar radiation to generate electricity could offer more than double the efficiency […]


Locavores – pros and cons

by mel starrs on January 28, 2008

in Opinion, Theory and Comment

 Turns out, there a word for what I talked about in this post , eating within 100 miles – locavore. Eating locally sounds like it will be of great environmental and social benefit – but is it? Tim Harford, one of my favorite economist/journalists* weighs in at Forbes.com here and the Free Exchange blog takes […]