Posts from the ‘technology’ category

How Genius Gets Around…

Came across this photo as I was biking an errand and stopped for lunch at a local biker favorite. Turns out it was taken on February…

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Has information technology reached the point of being mostly empty calories?

A few weeks ago I wrote an article about our relationship with information technology for the Matador Network that I thought would be worth sharing here.…

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The Google Shuttle Effect on San Francisco

Just wanted to link to a previously unpublished but oft-quoted study in the discussion about the tech shuttles’ impact on San Francisco (with the author’s permission)…

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Is Google making the world wiser?

Just in time for the unfurling of Google’s mysterious barge, a 50-foot-tall, 250-foot-long shipping container structure that looks to be a sort of floating technology theme…

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What’s the matter with “The Google Bus?”

Yesterday I went to a panel discussion entitled A Story of Shuttles at SPUR, the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association. For those of you…

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A material to hang your hat (and clothes) on

A couple of months ago I was asked to do an assignment for Alternet about the future of cardboard as a viable renewable alternative to other,…

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Solar airplane completes 4,000-mile journey from Switzerland to Morocco, and back

This is the kind of news that gives me hope… Solar Powered Airplane Makes First Intercontinental Round-trip Flight A unique airplane has just completed a 6,000…

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“What you call need, I call suffering.”

By now you may have heard about the Yoga instructor who got fired for telling a Facebook employee to stop using her cell phone during one…

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Do I Need This?

…is the question I ask myself all the time. Living in times in which it often seems harder to avoid new stuff than to accumulate it,…

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How to start your own renewable energy company…

This month’s issue of Resurgence Magazine features The Reluctant Rebels, an article I wrote based on my visit last summer with 2011 Goldman Environmental Prize Winner…

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