Jugaad- at night


Jugaad: creating art in a crumbling ecology

Someone recently pointed us towards Sanjeev Shankar’s site, along with a description of Jugaad, his recent art experiment in New Delhi. The project was part of 48°C Public.Art.Ecology, an art festival aimed at examining…



White House Lawn Gets Greener

We like a good symbolic gesture every now and again. Earlier this month, the first daughters, Malia and Sasha Obama, began playing on their new, ‘green‘ playground set on the White House lawn. The “Green Friendly”…


Speed Of Human Innovation: “exponential times”

With financial markets imploding around us, it’s easy to feel pessimistic about the implications for innovation. As venture capital shrinks and cowers, will tomorrow’s technology find the type of funding that it did these past 20 years? Here’s a…



Vancouver Going For Green: planning for a sustainable Olympics

One of the keys to success for Vancouver, in bringing the Winter Olympics back to Canada in 2010, was its promise of accountability. According to the Globe Foundation, a Canadian not-for-profit established in Vancouver to promote…



Show Us Your…Green: A Greener Mardi Gras

Laissez les bons temps rouler! Let the good times roll, dig into that King Cake and party like it’s Fat Tuesday. It’s Mardi Gras time again, and this year the blogosphere is abuzz about ways to combine bead-tossin’…


CNET: how Better Place plans to revive the electric car

We’ve done a number of posts on Better Place, the CA-based tech that is partnering with national and state governments to help create an infrastructure that can support widespread use of electric vehicles. Here’s…