Last year Apple’s Jony Ive was reportedly quoted as saying that Swiss watchmakers were in trouble in the fact of the upcoming launch of the Apple Watch. This sentiment was shared by Swatch’s co-inventor who felt that the Swiss watch industry might have missed the boat on the whole smartwatch market.
However in a recent interview with Jony Ive and Marc Newson at the Conde Nast International Luxury Conference, Ive’s comments seem to suggest that luxury watchmakers have nothing to fear from the Apple Watch. Vogue International’s editor Suzy Menkes asked the duo on their thoughts of how the Apple Watch impacted the luxury watch industry. Read full post →Apple Watch Not A Threat To Luxury Watchmakers, Jony Ive Claims
Going green is all the rage these days and companies with huge operations, like those who run data centers and server farms have started implementing greener ways of generating power, such as through the use of solar panels. That being said who’s to say that other industries or buildings can’t be just as energy efficient as well, right?
Stanford has had such a project in the works for several years now and has recently converted to a new system that relies on heat-recovery to help generate some of the energy it requires, and in turn will also be able to act as a model that large organizations such as utility companies and governments will be able to use. Read full post →Stanford Has A Heat-Recovery System That Makes It Energy Efficient