TECHNOLOGY

The Future of Sustainable Communities
The Future of Sustainable Communities
When you picture a city, what do you think of? Smog? Overcrowding? Bumper to bumper traffic? While these unfortunate realities are often the case in major cities across America, urban co...
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Research for a Brighter World
Research for a Brighter World
LED lights have numerous advantages over traditional lighting. Many of us have heard the word LED thrown around, but what exactly does it mean? Light emitting diodes, better known as LEDs...
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1% for the Planet: A Responsibility to Love Blue
1% for the Planet: A Responsibility to Love Blue
We know that we have a responsibility to the planet, yet this responsibility can easily get lost as businesses often prioritize the maximization of profit at the expense ...
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Next Generation Summit: A Conference for Young Innovators
Next Generation Summit: A Conference for Young Innovators
What do UCSB students do during spring quarter when they’re not studying, working, or soaking up the weekend sun in Isla Vista? Believe it or not, many passiona...
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Let’s Shake It Up! – August LOA News
Let's Shake It Up! - August LOA News
Elon Musk has done it again. He has taken a concept that was otherwise slogging along, elevated the conversation, raised the bar and shaken things up. After taking on digital payments ...
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UC Santa Barbara’s Efficiency All-Stars
UC Santa Barbara’s Efficiency All-Stars
In a non-descript room in a non- descript building, I connected with one of the more innovative institutions on the planet, the Institute for Energy Efficiency (IEE) at the Unive...
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YikeBike: A Cleaner Commute
YikeBike: A Cleaner Commute
With CycleMAYnia all wrapped up in Santa Barbara, we thought we'd add our own bookmark to bike month by introducing a new kind of bike into the mix: YikeBike, the world’s first super light f...
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ecoATM: Electronics Recycling Made Easy
ecoATM: Electronics Recycling Made Easy
Consumerism is an American tradition. And as technological advancements continue, inferior products are constantly being replaced. This may be great for the economy, but not so g...
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Cleantech + IT = Planet Protection
Cleantech + IT = Planet Protection
Digital cleantech company Greenstart sets up entrepreneurs with a plan to protect the planet through cutting-edge software applications. "We're one part accelerator, one part design firm...
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Bike Sharing: Growing the Southern California Bike Culture
Bike Sharing: Growing the Southern California Bike Culture
When I visited my friend in Oakland a few months ago, I met his father for the first time and he gave me a hard time about being from Los Angeles. Jokingly, he...
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Fishbon bringing heartbeat to Santa Barbara Earth Day
Fishbon bringing heartbeat to Santa Barbara Earth Day
This year, amidst the countless booths promoting eco-restoration, advertising designer t's, or pitching the value of electric cars, many Earth Day goers found a ca...
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Patagonia’s Kasey Kersnowski, Managing Editor of E-Media to join LoaTree for Green Drinks on Feb 21
Patagonia's Kasey Kersnowski, Managing Editor of E-Media to join LoaTree for Green Drinks on Feb 21
Join the LoaTree's Green Drinks crew for another evening of networking and interaction with eco-professionals, communit...
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