SmartPlanet (Video) show

SmartPlanet (Video)

Summary: CBS Interactive’s SmartPlanet features thought-provoking progressive ideas on diverse topics that intersect with technology, business, and life, and matter to the world at large. Whether you are making technology decisions for your business, or eco-conscious decisions for your home, SmartPlanet will give you the 360° coverage you need to feel informed and connected to the news and information that matters to you.

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 Kids get educated on 'green' golf | File Type: video/m4v | Duration: 188

Gary Ingram, the golf course superintendent at Oakland Metropolitan is teaching kids about what it means to be better environmental citizens through their program, the Oakland Turf Grass Initiative.

 Modern, net-zero energy homes made more affordable with modular design | File Type: video/m4v | Duration: 185

Prefabricated homes conjure up images of uninspired architecture, but Simpatico Homes is constructing sustainable houses out of factory-built modules that are beautifully designed. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das takes a tour of the Simpatico's prototy

 Paper and plastic are upcycled to create a designer chair | File Type: video/m4v | Duration: 133

Modern design takes a sustainable turn with Artek's Shigeru Ban 10-unit System Chair. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das explores the possible configurations of this modular system.

 Downsizing to an eco-friendly home | File Type: video/m4v | Duration: 143

New Avenue Homes founder Kevin Casey is rethinking how we live by focusing on multi-generational living, where grandparents, parents, and kids share one piece of land with two homes on it. The parents and kids live in the main house and the grandparents

 At Google, gathering language samples for better voice search | File Type: video/m4v | Duration: 112

Google's Linne Ha travels the world collecting voice samples in more than 26 languages for the company's voice search engine. SmartPlanet visits the company's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., and looks at an internal application ca


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