The concept behind the Evoke game is fascinating. It's proven to be an effective way to share information and ideas about critical problems facing the world.Tapping into the gamer mentality for social change is a compelling experiment. But then I read comments like "Delta Team is the Heart of Evoke." (what??) and "It's just a game."I think the "drama" on this site is heightened by the preoccupation with earning points. Sure, points are an effective (extrinsic) motivator. But the drama gets…See More
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Saul Griffith dreams of giant kite turbines creating huge amounts of
clean, renewable energy.
Wind is the second largest renewable resource after solar. But the majority of wind power is in high altitudes, well above 300 feet - beyond the reach of today's wind turbines. We don't have a technology (yet) capable of tapping into this rich source of wind energy.
This idea was described by Miles L. Loyd in his paper "Crosswind Kite Power". He… Continue