It’s one of many recent luminant innovations, such as glow-in-the-dark sidewalks and roads fit for Tron, that are trying to disrupt the way we light our world at night.
Locating public toilets would appear to
be a natural for Open Government Data (OGD). Data on such facilities should be relatively accessible
from municipal government offices and making that information available
to the general public as a service via a mobile app is an obviously
useful application and seemingly win-win-win…
Biologist and geoscientist Lynn
Margulis composed a
grand and powerful view of the living and the non-living through her uncanny ability to lean forward and see the
smallest inhabitants of the Earth and then to leap back at the
speed of thought to conceptualize the entire planet. This seeing from soil to space marked a unique scientific endeavor.
One of Inception’s less erroneous statements about dreaming is that it
feels real while it’s happening; the surreality becomes apparent only
after waking up. So naturally I wondered if, for example, the people
sitting around me in the theater were actually part of a dream. But who
was dreaming it?
The tidal wave of globalization smashes all but the biggest boats. Local communities can regain control over their own welfare by encouraging human solidarity and private, voluntary initiative and creativity. The first step is to organize regional mutual credit clearing associations.