Wow. Check out this CGI animation of an asteroid hitting earth. Thanks to Jeff Ferzoco for pointing it out to me. Read More⇒
All posts tagged environment
30 days of Sustainability is once again happening in Vancouver. This year it runs from April 22 – May 21, 2007. I highly recommend that people go check out the temporary site and sign up for updates. The full site will launch sometime in the next few weeks. Read More⇒
My snowshoe run up and down Cypress Mountain with Ean Jackson and Blue the Wonder Dog, January 14, 2007
Here is a little video I threw together about our epic snowshoe running day on Cypress Mountain yesterday. Remember to get out and enjoy winter while it’s here! Thanks Ean and Blue for a GREAT day. Hope to have many more of these before the snow leaves us again. This film was made entirely with […] Read More⇒
Web 2.0 Summit 2006 – Day 2 / “It’s all about the infrastructure” by Debra Chrapaty, Corporate Vice President of Windows Live Operations Group
Day 2 notes from Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, CA: [my analysis and notes are in these square brackets.] “It’s all about the infrastructure” by Debra Chrapaty, Corporate Vice President of Windows Live Operations The cloud sounds romantic but it’s 1.5 million pounds of batteries, 1 million pounds of steel, 300 miles of cable. […] Read More⇒
Why is $10/gallon gas a great thing? And what does it have to do with evolution, adaptation, and local economic growth? Everything.
I think I have found the magic number. Every fifth article from Mark Morford is so brilliant, insightful, and articulate that I need to post most, if not all, of it here for my readers. Today is the day for another. In one fell swoop, Mark has managed to hit on a whole bunch of […] Read More⇒
Earth Day and President Bush talks about the environment. Shockingly, lighting did not strike him dead on the spot.
Another brilliant rant from Mark Morford. See the full article here. Excerpts below: Look, see those tire marks? That ungainly footprint? Feel that breath of humid doom upon your skin? Yes, the president was just here. Up in Napa Valley, riding his official Trek Mountain Bike One over the rocks and down the trails and […] 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 who claim that no-flush green urinals are a health threat. I wonder if the union sees them more as a health threat to the UNION DUES than to the USERS. Does anybody have any information on negative […] Read More⇒