Creative Small Scale Electric Power Generation

Michael Giberson Power from the people, story from the Christian Science Monitor: For two architecture students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass., the sound of footsteps is an echo of energy gone to waste. They figure that the stomp of every footfall gives off enough power to light two 60-watt bulbs for … More Creative Small Scale Electric Power GenerationMore Creative Small Scale Electric Power Generation

Prediction Markets and the Flow of Information Inside Organizations

Michael Giberson Discussions of internal corporate prediction markets have sometimes pointed out that open, anonymous participation can lead to better information flow within the corporation. See, for example, Jed Christiansen’s write-up of the recent Consensus Point conference on prediction markets, particularly his notes on the presentations of Dave Perry and Fortune Elkins. A lot of … More Prediction Markets and the Flow of Information Inside OrganizationsMore Prediction Markets and the Flow of Information Inside Organizations