Posts Tagged ‘therm0mg’

Improving ventilation will help curb SARS-CoV-2 | The Economist

July 2, 2021

relevant for indoor air & ventilation

https://www.economist.com/science-and-technology/2021/05/26/improving-ventilation-will-help-curb-sars-cov-2

+ leader
https://www.economist.com/leaders/2021/05/29/it-is-time-to-clean-up-the-air-in-buildings

Plastic has a problem; is chemical recycling the solution?

July 1, 2021

https://cen.acs.org/environment/recycling/Plastic-problem-chemical-recycling-solution/97/i39

PET + polyethylene – 1 & 2 – are easiest to deal w/ mechanically rest are harder, so a chemical solution.

Microplastics are everywhere — but are they harmful?

June 3, 2021

worrisome for those committed to plastics
https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-01143-3

How Venture Capitalists Are Deforming Capitalism | The New Yorker

May 5, 2021

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2020/11/30/how-venture-capitalists-are-deforming-capitalism

With Shopify, Small Businesses Strike Back at Amazon – WSJ

May 5, 2021

https://www.wsj.com/articles/with-shopify-small-businesses-strike-back-at-amazon-11615611603

The next big thing in retail comes with Chinese characteristics | The Economist

May 4, 2021

https://www.economist.com/business/2021/01/02/the-next-big-thing-in-retail-comes-with-chinese-characteristics

QT:{{"
The first pillar of this new retail architecture is “social commerce”. This relies on three related technologies: live-streaming, short-form video and social-networking. The biggest live-streamer is Alibaba’s Taobao Live. In just 30 minutes of presales for Singles Day, China’s answer to Black Friday, it notched up $7.5bn-worth of sales, about as much as Amazon is thought to have sold in its “Prime Day” in October (which actually lasted 48 hours). In June Douyin set up its own shopping division, having earlier hosted many of its live-streams where the likes of Taobao teamed up with celebrity influencers to sell products. The video-app’s 600m daily users confer a valuable resource—their attention. In the autumn it made its proprietary debut on Singles Day."}}

B2B and Wholesale eCommerce with a Mobile App – Zoey Commerce

March 29, 2021

https://www.zoey.com/

The future of Boston restaurant design, according to local architects | Boston.com

March 29, 2021

The future is plexiglass!

https://www.boston.com/food/restaurants/2021/02/24/the-future-of-boston-restaurant-design-according-to-local-architects

Secondary_appt NYTimes.com: Thousands of Microsoft Customers May Have Been Victims of Hack Tied to China

March 29, 2021

Thousands of Microsoft Customers May Have Been Victims of Hack Tied to China

The hackers started their attack in January but escalated their efforts in recent weeks, security experts say. Business and government agencies were affected.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/06/technology/microsoft-hack-china.html

How to Prepare Your Bedroom for the Cold – The New York Times

November 22, 2020

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/10/06/smarter-living/wirecutter/bedroom-winter-prep.html
mentions weatherstripping
in Sun. 11/22 At home section