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Fabricating with Biology

Fabricating with Biology

Infrastructure and urban development have taken over the world. We are surrounded by synthetic, human-made materials that — although they provide reliable building blocks — are not always advocates of a sustainable environment. In efforts to create more...
Connecting the World Through Satellites

Connecting the World Through Satellites

When you stargaze at a clear night sky, do you ever notice any satellites? Satellites will appear like a star slowly moving across the sky and are visible to the naked eye. In the next year, spotting them may not be difficult, as hundreds of new nanosatellites will be...
Shortening Proximity in Warfare

Shortening Proximity in Warfare

In past posts we have addressed proximity in business: identifying a customer and delivering the product closer to the point of demand. However, we see that proximity extends to other divisions as well. To expound, the invisible force that has guided the evolution of...
Mastercard Masters Proximity

Mastercard Masters Proximity

Is a difference in seconds truly significant? In swimming and racing, seconds make all of the difference for who comes out on top. In technology, we see this same idea carried across in relation to proximity: the product moves closer to the demand. Companies that...
Enel as a Competitor in Renewable Energy

Enel as a Competitor in Renewable Energy

How did a 58-year-old company that began with hydroelectric power in Italy come to be one of the largest, most dynamic, and valuable energy companies driving humanity toward a sustainable energy future? The answer, as you will see, can be summed up as “proximity”: the...