Backbone Magazine has just published a great overview of the cleantech sector in Canada that contains quotes from…Read More
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Interesting reading: food that kills, augmented reality, death by board meeting, lazy people, and big ideas.
Jamie Oliver pleads with us to stop killing our kids with crappy food: www.ted.com/talks/jamie_oliver.html Blaise Aguera y Arcas…Read More
(EDITED) Thomas L. Friedman asks for a 50 page summary report in plain English on climate change and “global weirding”. Great idea Milton.
(EDIT: I said Milton Friedman who is of course, no longer with us, may he rest in peace.…Read More
City of Berkeley launches their Climate Action Plan using Vancouver-based Visible Strategies’ “See-It”. WOW.
Check out the newly launched Climate Action Plan Indicators tool from the City of Berkeley that is based…Read More
Cool looking little commuter concept car from Rinspeed. Cute! It’s like a pug. Imagine owning a pug dog…Read More
How cities distract you, cause you to be more agitated and spend more, but also help you to be more innovative.
Thanks to Brad Feld for pointing out this excellent article by Jonah Lehrer titled “How the City Hurts…Read More
Quieting our cities: Do they make electro magnetic pulse generators that are small enough to aim at a Harley?
I would like to offer up a business idea to an enterprising young engineering student. Develop something that…Read More
My friend Boris Mann had some great things to say about Vancouver being an excellent place to join…Read More
Border wars: Plumbers union fights green building because the waterless no-flush urinals will “spread disease”. Um, don’t you mean they will spread “less work for plumbers?”
I’m intrigued by stories such as this one in the ABC News about the plumbers union in Philadelphia…Read More
(If you are looking for the 2007 event information, please click HERE.) I am very excited about our…Read More