Marketplace Tech Report for Thursday, April 12, 2012

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Energy and where to find it for an increasingly energy-hungry world is going to be an issue in the future, and so will be the management of the energy we have. A lot of smart people in America are going to need to address the ongoing issue of energy in a really smart way. That means getting serious about building a smart grid, a power grid that is constantly gathering and processing information. Maggie Koerth-Baker, the author of a new book on energy, says if we don't smarten up our grid, we'll see more blackouts, more headaches. Plus, Shakespeare broken down and 3D chocolate printing.

Why we need to build a smart grid -- fast

A new book details our fragile electrical system. Plus, Shakespeare broken down and 3D chocolate printing.
Posted In: electricity, 3D printing, Shakespeare, smart grid, power