Archives: Alexis Madrigal

Tech Tuesday: Slow Webs, Beefed Up Blogging, Gadgets

We Americans love speed. We like fast cars, fast money and fast food. So for a country that pioneered so much of the web, it’s pretty shocking that our internet speeds rank among the slowest and most expensive in the developed world. This hour we’ll talk about why. Then it’s the latest on a new blogging platform, and news from the world of gadgets.

Green Energy’s Past and Future

It’s easy to view the evolution from horse-drawn carriage to jetliner as a straight line of increasing energy consumption, but Atlantic editor Alexis Magrigal tells us that’s not the case. In this hour, Madrigal will discuss his book, which investigates why so many alternative energy projects have been abandoned, and the opportunities ahead.

Green Energy’s Past and Future

It’s easy to view the evolution from horse-drawn carriage to jetliner as a straight line of increasing energy consumption, but Atlantic editor Alexis Magrigal tells us that’s not the case. In this hour, Madrigal will discuss his book, which investigates why so many alternative energy projects have been abandoned, and the opportunities ahead.

Tech Tuesday: GPS Applications, Projection Mapping, Gadgetry

It’s another weekly segment of Tech Tuesday from All Sides. On this hour, we’ll talk about the difference between the various map applications for smartphones, a new ‘augmented reality’ for artists interested in technology, and Russell Holly will give us his weekly gadget rundown.