How to install Windows 10 on Raspberry Pi 2: 6 steps to bake a micro computer Introduction Windows 10 is out. If you didn’t know, you can get a free upgrade if you currently run Windows 8, Windows 8.1 or Windows 7. You lucky things. However, Microsoft has also made a totally free version of Windows 10 for Raspberry Pi 2, the super-affordable circuit board computer. Funding Circle This estimated return is your return after fees and bad debt, but before tax. This calculation takes your bid rate and deducts the 1% annual investor fee and estimated bad debts for this risk band (based on a fully diversified portfolio lending to all businesses within that risk band). Annualised, estimated bad debts by risk band are: The Future of Crowdfunding on Tap in Berlin This Week Editor's Note: Lately we've been telling you about the debut week-long global crowdsourcing event, Crowdsourcing Week, taking place in Singapore in June. Leading up to the main event June 3 - 7, a series of one-day summits are also being held. The third and final event in the series looks at "The Future of Crowdfunding," set for April 17 in Berlin. Karsten Wenzlaff, Founder and Partner at ikosom and the main organizer of the "Future of Crowdfunding" summit answered a few questions for Crowdsourcing.org in advance of the event.
OPAC The Computerized Catalogue has replaced the old Card Drawer System in libraries that have been computerized. It lets you browse items by author, title, subject, class or ISBN number and a Keyword search is included as well. Another major advantage of this service is that one can browse items not only pertaining to the library from where he/she is making the search but is automatically browsing all the material that is present in all the Public Libraries (and the National Library) both in Malta and Gozo. Clients are also informed of whether the item in question is available or is currently on loan, for example. Atomically thin nanowires convert heat to electricity more efficiently Waste heat can be converted to electricity more efficiently using one-dimensional nanoscale materials as thin as an atom – ushering a new way of generating sustainable energy – thanks to new research by the University of Warwick. Led by Drs Andrij Vasylenko, Samuel Marks, Jeremy Sloan and David Quigley from Warwick's Department of Physics, in collaboration with the Universities of Cambridge and Birmingham, the researchers have found that the most effective thermoelectric materials can be realised by shaping them into the thinnest possible nanowires. Thermoelectric materials harvest waste heat and convert it into electricity—and are much sought-after as a renewable and environmentally friendly sources of energy. Dr. Andrij Vasylenko, from the University of Warwick's Department of Physics and the paper's first author, commented: "In contrast to 3-dimensional material, isolated nanowires conduct less heat and more electricity at the same time.
Clean Energy Crowdfunding — Crowdfunding Wind & Solar Projects in the UK Clean Power Published on April 23rd, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan Community-funded or crowdfunded wind and solar power is now being encouraged in the UK by renewable energy networking site EnergyShare, which is offering up £5,000 each for the first 5 renewable energy projects that also raise £5,000 on their own via the crowdfunding website. Michael Cerdeiros - Cerious Productions Changelog and Updates The following websites were part of the original list but they are either no longer available or have been replaced with better alternatives. 327k Shares There are almost 100 active startup accelerators in Europe today Hang up a map of Europe on the wall. Throw a dart at it. If you’ve managed to hit land, chances are pretty high that you’ve hit upon a region where there’s an active startup business accelerator.
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First Water Treatment Plant in the World to Generate 50% Electricity Surplus A large number of water-treatment plants, both in Denmark and abroad, must be transformed from energy guzzlers to energy producers. This will be through entirely new technologies that exploit the green energy-production potentials in wastewater. Total energy renovation of the treatment plant at Egå, just outside Aarhus, means that Aarhus Vand (a Danish water utility) is setting new standards for developing treatment plants into energy producers.
Bondi water treatment plant now 100% renewable – powered by Sydney waste - One Step Off The Grid A waste water treatment plant in the Sydney suburb of Bondi is being powered by 100 per cent, self-generated renewable energy, after the installation of a cogeneration plant at the facility that captures waste biogas and uses it as a fuel to produce electricity. The owner of the Bondi Treatment Plant, Sydney Water, said last week that the cogeneration system installed at the plant meant that the energy intensive waster water facility now generated 13 per cent more electricity than it consumed. In 2015, the total energy produced at the plant was 10,500MWh, while total energy consumed was 9,300MWh, a statement said.
TEXAS MODULAR HOME WILL RUN ON RAINWATER AND SUNSHINE ALONE posted Categories: Homes / Dwellings Although the Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon competition is focused on renewable energy, one of the teams chosen to build a house for this fall's event will take resource conservation a step further. The University of Texas at Austin, partnering with Germany's Technische Universitat Munchen, will construct a home that is net zero usage for energy as well as water. The team's NexusHaus, which will be on display during the competition held Oct. 8 to 18 in Irvine, Calif., will be one of the country's first water-independent dwellings, and its design could have major ramifications for home builders in drought-prone areas and beyond. Its concepts have takeaways for builders across the country as more jurisdictions allow measures such as potable rainwater reuse and graywater recycling. A student-designed home offers ideas for builders in drought-prone areas and beyond.
Flat House review – a home made from hemp that will blow your mind Here’s today’s fun fact: the word “canvas” is derived from “cannabis”. (And imagine if the two words had still been identical this past century or so: literature would speak of cannabis-covered deck shoes, of boy scouts enjoying their life under cannabis, of going cannabissing for your parliamentary candidate.) There is a simple reason for this etymology. Among the many uses of hemp, the plant from which the drug comes – uses that include ropes, clothes, food and medicine – was the fabric for the sails of ships. Once commonplace and useful, and hailed in the 1930s as a “billion-dollar crop”, hemp’s modern promise was cut short by its association with narcotics, which led its production to be taxed and outlawed across the western world.