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9 Ways to create a Work space That Enhances Your Productivity

Whether you’re working from home or in an office, it’s important to feel comfortable at your workspace. Space can be tight and distractions may be plentiful, but a comfortable and inviting office increases productivity and efficiency in addition to boosting your moral. Here are seven comfort tips to help make your office space more comfortable and transform your […] Continue reading →

A house that produces energy

By Colin Durrant, Harvard Correspondent In Q&A, Ali Malkawi explains project designed to maximize efficiency, savings An extensive renovation project has begun in a house on a side street adjacent to Harvard’s Cambridge campus, but this is no ordinary rehab. The stick-frame house, which predates the 1940s and is owned by the Graduate School of Design (GSD), […] Continue reading →

The 10 best 2-in-1 laptops of 2017: The best “hybrid laptops” ranked

Convertible and detachable 2-in-1 laptops may have been around for only a handful of years now, but pretty much everyone has taken a liking to them. These tablets-that-double-as-laptops aren’t as limited in functionality as iPads and Android slates, and are far more versatile than traditional notebook computers, like the Surface Laptop. Life’s not all 2-in-1s and […] Continue reading →

New robotic exosuit could push the limits of human performance

What if you could improve your average running pace from 9:14 minutes/mile to 8:49 minutes/mile without weeks of training? Researchers at Harvard’s Wyss Institute and the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) at Harvard University have demonstrated that a tethered soft exosuit can reduce the metabolic cost of running on a treadmill by 5.4 percent, bringing those dreams of high performance closer to reality. Continue reading →

Figuring out Superconductors

From the moment when physicists discovered superconductors — materials that conduct electricity without resistance at extremely low temperatures — they wondered whether they might be able to develop materials that exhibit the same properties at warmer temperatures. The key to doing so, a group of Harvard scientists say, may lie in another exotic material known as an antiferromagnet. Continue reading →

Commercial security systems

For business owners, security can be very important. As well as the security of physical property it is also important to protect equipment, staff, visitors, and information. Security can also be an important consideration on construction sites. The components of a commercial security system might include: Access control. CCTV. Intruder alarms. Perimeter security. Fire detection […] Continue reading →

Top 10 best business laptops in 2017

It takes a lot to run a successful business, whether you’re managing a small-to-medium sized organisation, or working at a large enterprise scale. Second to top-notch talent, the most important thing required is top-notch machinery: high functioning, cost-efficient, and easy-to-use computers. In many cases, particularly in open offices where space is tight, or in environments […] Continue reading →