Israeli initiative – Plant a tree for every book

From the Eco-libris website, the eco-concerned reader chooses how many books to offset, from five to 500, or more, and buys the commensurate number of Eco-libris stickers for $1 each.Hundreds of thousands of new books are published every year and, …

21c update – Turning olive pits into energy

Genova’s pilot plant in the Druze village of Julis. After you’ve enjoyed a tangy olive, don’t throw away the pit – it could soon be providing a clean, green answer to heat and electricity production, thanks to technology developed by …

Web 2.0 for the Over 20s

ESnips is a content-sharing community for people who “have a life.”Like an online version of Andy Warhol’s famous declaration, everyone is getting their MySpace fifteen minutes of fame. But if you’re not a tech-savvy, music-crazed, dating-obsessed teenager, the MySpace online …

Israel’s EPOS gets it down in writing

EPOS’s digital pen writes on any surface, and your words go straight into your word processing software – and it also doubles up as a wireless mouse. There is good news for people who are slow typists. Inputting text into …

Let your PowerPoint do the talking

Tuva Software presents voice-over ‘Paul’ – ‘The speech automatically goes together with the visual information.’PowerPoint slides can be visually appealing and informative, but what really makes or breaks a presentation is the person talking you through it, expanding on the …

An Israeli flash drive in every wallet

Walletex CEO Alon Atsmon: I think the [Wallet Flash] shape is the future… The most convenient place is in your wallet.Those little flash memory drives that plug into any USB port and let you carry your files around on your …