All posts tagged world affairs

I’m in the June/July/August issue of Backbone Magazine talking about cleantech in Canada

Backbone Magazine has just published a great overview of the cleantech sector in Canada that contains quotes from a number of notable people in the space including Kirk Washington (Yaletown Venture Partners), Victoria Smith (BC Hydro), Rick Whittaker (Sustainable Development Technology Canada), Raul Pacheco-Vega (UBC), Helen Goodland (Lighthouse Sustainable Building Centre) and me. Thanks to […] Read More⇒

Goodbye Lt. Andrew Nuttall

Andy, I just heard today that you’re gone. Sorry to hear that mate. I enjoyed working out with you at Crossfit Vancouver. We called you “Nutts” for short because you were a big dumb-ass, always clowning around, but you always worked your ass off too.  We were sad to see you go but knew you […] Read More⇒

Google releases tool for assessing global forests

Here is a cool project from – a cloud based platform for monitoring the health of the world’s forests over time. I’m glad to see Sergey’s continued influence at Google on not just “doing no evil” but on working on tools and platforms to address some of humanity’s largest issues. Read More⇒