Monthly Archives: September 2016

Melting Ice

It seems to me…. “Preventing global warming from becoming a planetary catastrophe may take something even more drastic than renewable energy, superefficient urban design, and global carbon taxes.” ~ Jamais Cascio[1]. The highest average global sea surface temperatures ever recorded … Continue reading

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Trump vs. Facts

It seems to me…. “One of the key problems today is that politics is such a disgrace, good people don’t go into government.” ~ Donald Trump[1]. A charlatan in any other guise still remains a charlatan. The presidential election of … Continue reading

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Habitat III

It seems to me…. “A considerable share of the world’s population still cannot afford comfortable housing, education, and quality health care.” ~ Vladimir Putin[1]. Habitat III, formally known as the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, is … Continue reading

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IoT Availability

It seems to me…. “If you think that the internet has changed your life, think again. The IoT is about to change it all over again!” ~ Brendan O’Brien[1]. The Internet of Things (IoT), usually assumed to refer to everyday … Continue reading

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