Heather Clancy

Heather Clancy is an award-winning business journalist specializing in transformative technology and innovation. Her articles have appeared in Entrepreneur, Fortune Small Business, The International Herald Tribune and The New York Times. In a past corporate life, Heather was editor of Computer Reseller News. She started her journalism life as a business writer with United Press International in New York. She holds a B.A. in English literature from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, and has a thing for Lewis Carroll.

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Statistics and deniers, or 1934=Barry Bonds

Statistics and deniers, or 1934=Barry Bonds

Some recently revised official American meteorological data created some statistical blips in the weather records of past years. And that, of course, set off a global warming of the blogosphere, a veritable firestorm of conspiracy charges and "told-you-so" crowing from the "off-my-cloud" deniers of global warming.

August 11, 2007 by in Big Data Analytics

You are power-full

You are power-full

You are a great source of renewable energy, just as long as we can keep you eating protein and starches, maybe throw in some salt and salsa for taste. Now some clever folks at MIT think you can generate a lot of useful energy, not just use it for slamming your keyboard or pacing the floor of your cubicle.

August 10, 2007 by in Hardware

Go figure, for green tech geeks

Go figure, for green tech geeks

The World Resources Institute has built a new system for greenhouse gas (GHG) calculation. They've just posted on their website a lengthy PDF that contains what they say is state-of-math system for figuring GHG production.

August 8, 2007 by in Tech Industry

Big Blue's latest Big Green manifesto

Big Blue's latest Big Green manifesto

Don't know the protocol, but I guess a simple "hello" will do.The folks at ZDNet have been gracious enough to let me sidle up here to Harry Fuller in GreenTech Pastures where I can be passionate about the unlikely combination of the high-tech industry and the environment.

August 8, 2007 by in Servers

Venom and oil

Venom and oil

The Republicans and Democrats are not happy with one another, and today's argument over a proposed energy bill in the House is bringing out the nasty.One Texas Republican is shocked by the "venom" he hears toward the oil industry.

August 4, 2007 by in Tech Industry

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