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Computing central to Krupp’s greatest race of all time

March 21, 2008

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I happened on Fred Krupp giving a talk from his new book: Earth the Sequel (my mpg at from archive.org) at Powells this week (I was in Portland, now back in Dunedin). He takes a good news approach to sustainability – not good that climate change is happening – rather the opportunity presented. He says […]

Green in top ten predictions

February 16, 2008

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This week Computerworld is reporting on “Gartner’s top ten picks for 2008 and beyond“. This is the international list (first is a growth in Apple, second is the growth in internet centric devices, third is the integration of elements of open source into commercial software, etc).  More than half the list can be considered to […]

Of course the twitching always gets more intense at the end of the evening

December 2, 2007

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IFTF recently posted Visualizing Future Stories: A Day in the Life of a Designer, 2030: Tom Klinkowstein and Irene Pereyra‘s exhibit of their wall-sized diagram called “A Day in the Life of a Networked Designer’s Smart Things or A Day in a Designer’s Networked Smart Things, 2030” (link to pdf) This is a stunning piece […]