A TED talk from the future

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A TED talk from the future

Being such huge fans of TED, I just had to post this TEDTalk (Peter Weyland at TED2023: I will change the world) from the year 2023 as envisioned by Prometheus director Ridley Scott! Although it appears to be pure fantasy, if you read any literature on future trends, it may one day be our reality, and a scary one at that.

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The Solar Connection

EPISODE 2 OF TRANSITION SA: In 2011 the Durban Botanical Gardens became one of 15 Renewable Energy Demonstration sites setup by Project 90 x 2030 in South Africa. At the Durban Botanical Gardens two, 2.1 kW solar photovoltaic arrays are installed to run the visitors centre. They use state of the art technology to track the sun throughout the day, mimicking a plant’s leaves and demonstrating how natural systems can help us find solutions for a clean energy future.

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