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Bobbie Hartman

Bobbie Hartman is a freelance writer based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Meet the New Meat

Cellular agriculture offers solutions to the accelerating demand for meat. By Bobbie Hartman Summer 2018 Far from the farm, advocates for cellular agriculture—the...

In Case of Emergency, Call the Robot

Should machines be involved when human life is on the line? By Bobbie Hartman Spring 2018 Adding artificial intelligence can be a great asset for...

Scan Naturally

So long boarding pass. By Bobbie Hartman Winter 2018 Some customers in Delta Airlines’ loyalty program can use their fingerprints to board, while JetBlue is...

Plastic World

Can technology save us from the weight of our waste? By Bobbie Hartman Fall 2017 Plastic bottles, coffee cups, lids, forks, and shopping bags make life a lot...

Water, Everywhere

FYI: Green Summer 2017 In the driest—and poorest—parts of the globe, millions of people don’t have access to clean, safe water. A new device developed by...

I, Robot Farmer

FYI: Green February 2017 The United Nations estimates the world’s population will reach 9.7 billion by 2050. That’s why Kyoto, Japan–based SPREAD is employing...

Power to the Pavement

FYI: Green Energy efficiency is a hot issue with executives, and solar parking lots and converted roofs are becoming more common at work. Now, the road you use...

High-Tech Housing

FYI: Green November 2016 Graduate students in City College of New York’s architecture program recently designed a lean, green solution to help the...

Disruptive Distilling

FYI: Network Disruptive Distilling For generations, the time-honored tradition of aging quality bourbon whiskey has been untouched by technology. A new...