Most popular social networks are designed to support the "flattered self" and to make a profit for large corporations. Evolver.net is an independent network designed to engage people in transforming their own consciousness and their local communities.
Since peak oil was predicted in 1956, the prospect of any constructive response has grown steadily more distant. Neither political reform nor withdrawing to mountain hideaways are viable responses to our predicament. Is it too late to negotiate the collapse of fossil-fueled civilization?
“We sell farms, not tomatoes.” So say the founders of a Switzerland-based company that specializes in urban farms. If you have an old industrial building with an empty rooftop, Urban Farmers will deliver everything you need to set up a fully functioning aquaponic farm in the middle of the city.
The 5th Drone Cinema Film Festival, featuring cutting-edge digital media artists working in dronge, glitch, and industrial ambient sound art, owes its existence to Kim Cascone. Best known for musical compositions, Kim released more than fifty records since 1984, and his indie label Silent Records serves as a cutting edge digital distribution hub for electronic sound art.
In California, fire and water are the big worries. How can we ensure having enough fresh water? How can we avoid out of control wildfires? In this dialogue, Dr. Arielle Halpern and Andy Fusso of the Mt. Shasta Bioregional Ecology Center discuss serious threats facing the Mt. Shasta area, how indigenous cultures can teach us about solving problems, their lives before they became Water Protectors, and more.