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Towards mySustainableLens

May 19, 2015


mySustainableLens: A multimedia exploration of how we enable every graduate as a sustainable practitioner. Here’s the guts of a funding application we’ve just submitted, it aims to create an interactive mySustainableLens to communicate Sustainable Lens as a tool for understanding what it means to be a Sustainable Practitioner.  It is a proposal for a multi-media […]

Could Google Glasses be sustainable?

April 5, 2012


The potential for a real Sustainable Lens suddenly got very real. Google’s Project Glass getting real (well, real as in concept video). AR has been around for a long time, what’s exciting is the consumer focussed seamless integration. From a development perspective the tools move into the realm of App development rather than that of […]

Sustainable Lens: A visual guide

December 23, 2011


It started out as notes for a designer, turned into a page with 100K hits, and now (drumroll..)… “Sustainable Lens: A visual guide”. Sustainable Lens traces the development of sustainability through its representation in diagrams. Sustainable Lens presents a model for seeing the world through a sustainability-driven perspective. Sustainable Lens is laid out in such […]

Sustainability through the years

October 5, 2011


So there I was, trying to figure out how to get Endnote/Word to give me full references sorted by page number of my book (watch this space, book is very nearly done) and I accidentally generated the references sorted by year. And then I spent some time exploring them ordered this way. Here they are: […]

On not finding a useful image

August 15, 2011


I’ve spent the day looking in vain for visual representations of Commoner/Ehrlich/Holdren’s IPAT equation: Impact on the Planet = Population  X  Affluence  X  Technology (IPAT) or I = P * A * T or in words: Environmental degradation = population × consumption per person × damage per unit of consumption Ray Anderson argued that equation […]

Research agenda for a real sustainable lens

May 26, 2011


If the military can have “terminator vision” why can’t sustainability? Mainly because we don’t have specifications for such a device, nor even a wishlist. In these slides for our talk at Collaborative Technology Systems (CTS 2011), we explore what it might mean to augment the world with a sustainable perspective.

Circles sink button

April 18, 2011


Over the last few days I’ve been exploring how we might promote “not-buying stuff”.  I thought I had hit on it with  a big green button for “impulse sustainability”, but then undid myself with the realisation that we don’t really know what such a button would do – or even if it could. This series […]