Discussing Food Security with a Community Development Group

Here I am being interviewed about sustainable community development and food. It was filmed a few years ago. There are three spots in the clip where I appear  - the first at 1:54. I remember having fun that day and meeting some great people working for the local NGOs and community. Really well done! Fresh [...]

Move to ‘Publicization’ of Private Assets becoming a Sustainable Community Initiative

The argument that public assets were always poorly managed because of the lack of market motivation is not really the case. Bureaucracy has a certain stagnation and thus lacks quick innovation and adaptability but it has a tenacious stability. This is an organizational development issue and has political and personal motivation and security factors attached [...]

By | 2017-04-26T09:49:28+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Blog, Community Development, Sustainability|0 Comments

Why Sustainable Communities are the Next Open Source Revolution

Dependency on systems that are exhaustible, inequitable and oppressive are hindering human development. We are currently using more resources than our planet provides which means not just people, but animals and plants – everything living has less to work with. Further, we throw our toxic waste into spaces that contaminate ecosystems, creating even more degradation. [...]

By | 2017-04-12T10:14:17+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Blog, Community Development, Sustainability|0 Comments

Technology, design and benefits of use – are we making progress?

Technology as a definition has been around since we studied mammals use of tools in the environment - something becomes a technology if it affords a use. Typically, good design indicates the use of technology such as a button or a type of interface. Sometimes affordances are undiscovered and innovative thinking can yield additional use [...]