Category Archives: Sustainability

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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To Have-Do-Be or to Be-Do-Have!

My blog post today is going to discuss a number of ground breaking principles that I believe will make a difference in our fight to save the planet, redesign our future to work for everyone, and score big wins in the technology field … 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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Flying on Photons

Is this the future of aviation? Swiss adventurer Betrand Piccard hopes so, and so do we. The plane above is his most recent project: Solar Impulse. Piccard plans to fly this plan across the Atlantic in 2012 and around the … 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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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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