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Borrowing from Terminator: A Sustainable Lens?

February 24, 2011


Here’s a draft of a position paper we’re working on (numbered references at the end).   Feedback most welcome. In this paper we propose a “Sustainable Lens”- both actual and conceptual – to assist in acting as a Sustainable Practitioner.  We describe how the complexities of everyday sustainable activities go beyond simple resource visualisations. More abstract […]

Some puzzles, triangles and circles, a golden snitch and a pocket knife

May 13, 2010


I’m filling holes on the framework  so a slightly strange collection for the corpus. 219 Ecology, Equity, and Economy Triangle by McDonough and Michael Baungart From the book, Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things by William McDonough and Michael Baungart 220 Alden Dow’s A way of life cycle  (“Alden B. Dow Midwestern […]

The Wall at Te Papa

October 16, 2008


There’s a great new interactive exhibit at Te Papa.   The Wall is part of a big new development “Our Space”.    I stood and watched people interacting with the wall for ages.  Much of the time they were playing with the technology but unconciously perhaps they’re telling the story of New Zealand(ers).  It’s not […]

Picking flowers: visualising sustainable practitioners

April 20, 2008


We need tools to facilitate computing’s progression from not thinking about sustainability or single issue greenness to a wider adoption of holistic sustainability as part of normal business practice. I’m not thinking here of carbon calculators or energy dashboards – instead we need simple concepts to help people along that journey. Key to this is […]