Crowd Farms

I’m glad people are getting really inventive with forms of power generation. I just wasted 3400 joules of energy bringing you this article, which put .0001 tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. My bad…

The Crowd Farm would harness that energy through a responsive flooring system made up of blocks that depress slightly under the force of human steps, absorbing vibrations of movement that would otherwise be wasted. The slippage of the blocks against each other would generate power through the principle of the dynamo; assembled into floor systems, the blocks could be easily replicated across a large site.

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