Category Archives: Technology

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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The Science of Persuasion and TICS

One of the most fascinating topics that I am studying right now as part of my Social Networks for Social Change class is the science and art of persuasion and influence. Persuasion is a science that has evolved over hundreds … 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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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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