Category Archives: Green

Beware of the green meme!

The green meme (as referenced in spiral dynamics) is the meme characterized with the pluralistic world view, individualistic self-identity, human bonding, ecological sensitivity, and community values. The green meme represents the highest order of the post-conventional consciousness, and only about 10% … Continue reading

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An Integral Approach to TICS

One of the topics that I am currently reading up on is the Theory of Everything(TOE) by Ken Wilber and its associated integral model. I am finding the topic extremely fascinating, and have to admit that I am still in the early learning stages. The Theory … Continue reading

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Cradle to Cradle design

“Design something that makes oxygen, sequesters carbon, fixes nitrogen, distills water, accrues solar energy as fuel, makes complex sugars and food, creates microclimates, changes colors with the seasons and self-replicates. Well, why don’t we knock that down and write on … Continue reading

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Geoengineering – Hero or Villian?

Last week I was travelling on business for my company Microsoft. If I have not stated this before, my day job is a software engineer under test for Microsoft. I rarely get to travel for business as my position does … Continue reading

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The new consumers and the shifting paradigm of branding

The content of this blog post was generated from the notes that I took during an interactive workshop conducted by BBMG:http://bbmg.com/ during the Net Impact 2011 conference. The workshop was titled Meet the New Consumers: Five Marketplace Trends that are Revolutionizing … Continue reading

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Net Impact 2011 Conference, Portland, Orgeon

This weekend, I had the privilege to attend the Net Impact 2011 conference which was held in Portland, Oregon. The conference contained a wealth of information on sustainability, social innovation, renewable and green energy, sustainable finance, agriculture, and education. I found it … Continue reading

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Biomimicy: design inspiration from nature

Biomimicry is one of the topics that I will be discussing frequently on this blog. Biomimicy in it most basic definition is an imitation of the way nature does things. Nature has been at work, if you will, for million of years in designing … Continue reading

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