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(VIDEO) Charles Robertson: The next big economic boom

The past decade has seen slow and steady economic growth across the continent of Africa. But, in this Ted Talk,  economist Charles Robertson has a bold thesis: Africa’s about to boom. He talks through a few of the indicators — from rising education levels to expanded global investment (and not just from China) — that lead him to predict rapid ...

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Cheap home smart meters can save money

Hate the electricity bill surprise at the end of the month? For little cost, a home energy monitor can allow you to see your electricity usage in real-time and real dollars. A device called The Energy Detector (TED) boasts a two-second reaction time and can tell you what your bill is going to be long before it arrives. TED and ...

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