The Invention of Nature: The Adventures of Alexander Von Humboldt, the Lost Hero of Science

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Sep 272016
 

Synopsis: The acclaimed author of The Brother Gardeners and Founding Gardeners reveals the forgotten life of the visionary German naturalist whose ideas continue to influence how we view ourselves and our relationship with the natural world today.
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‘The Invention of Nature’ positions Alexander von Humboldt as the godfather of environmentalism

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Jan 152016
 

For all the good that came out of the Paris climate summit earlier this month, one major question remained unanswered: What do fully developed nations owe the ones still catching up? India, the largest developing nation, demanded that advanced economies …
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Data Mining 200 Years of Patent Office Records To Reveal The Nature of Invention – MIT Technology Review

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Jun 172014
 

Data Mining 200 Years of Patent Office Records To Reveal The Nature of Invention
MIT Technology Review
There are work relies on data gathered by the US Patent Office, which uses an elaborate system of technology codes to classify the technologies responsible for an invention's novelty. Inventions that rely on a single technology have a single code. But

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