You are viewing a read-only archive of the Blogs.Harvard network. Learn more.

Getting kicked out

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

I’m spending way too much time today trying to convince my browser that I’m not really supposed to be kicked out of various sites I’m logging (or already logged) into. It happened again and again on various sites today. [Is there a disturbance in the force field, Luke?] Tonight’s clincher: I had carefully planned my […]

Eat the rich: on sustainability

Friday, December 18th, 2009

Another very interesting entry in Seth Godin‘s (free) PDF e-book compilation, What Matters Now, is Unsustainability by Alan M. Webber (co-founding editor of Fast Company). Now, this one had me thinking about negative externalities, the book Natural Capitalism (and its authors, Paul Hawken and Hunter and Amory Lovins), and a provocative article by Frank Furedi […]

Analog: the landscape, not the map?

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

Here’s another page from Seth Godin‘s super-interesting e-book (did I mention it’s a free [PDF] download?), What Matters Now. This one is from George Dyson (of the Dysons that include his father Freeman Dyson and his sister Esther Dyson): A N A L O G Analog computing, once believed to be as extinct as the […]

“What matters now”: importance of conservation

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

I’m reading What Matters Now, the free e-book (PDF here) produced by Seth Godin (with contributions by ~60 [I think] different writers: short, single-page length nuggets of wisdom or inspiration or questions to ponder). On page 37 I came across the entry by Piers Fawkes, whose PSFK site, with its global orientation, I used to […]

Recent Posts



Theme: Pool by Borja Fernandez.
Entries and comments feeds.