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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 […]

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