Congratulations, you’ve made it to the 21st Century! We’ve got smartphones, smart cars, and smart mouths, but no smart batteries. Unlike our other tech, batteries lack any ability to think and they, as we have all experienced, die way too quickly. Solving this powerful problem is Watt-Learn, who just emerged from the Pittsburgh-based accelerator AlphaLab. Watt-Learn is using machine learning to give batteries the ability to think independently. So, when you need to manage power for things like getting the most out of your home’s solar + battery or have sufficient energy during a thunderstorm, batteries can make it happen… Read the rest
UPDATE: The Pittsburgh blog Bittersweet Harvest has some great photos of Fairey’s intallation at First and Wood Street here.
Word on the street (and twitter) is that Shepard Fairey will be here in Pittsburgh for a Netroots Nation party on friday night. Music by Viper Soul Club (an IheartPGH favorite) and special guest DJ appearance by Shepard Fairey. The party is hosted by MoveOn.org, Obey Giant, and Netroots Nation. Free full size poster give-aways of “Clean Energy for America”
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org (this event is also listed on Facebook )
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