Archive for February 2009

Obama to Congress, Nation: Day of Reckoning Has Arrived

Jesse Fox of Sustainable City Blog writes this review of President Obama’s first State of the Union address delivered yesterday evening. I have to admit that I’m really impressed with President Obama. Not only does he seem like a genuine and real human being, more in touch with normal people than any of those other…

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Adora’s media visits continue

Image: Chicago Tribune Adora continues to captivate viewing, listening and reading audiences in the USA and beyond. And we can’t help but be humbled that she has chosen Promethean’s technology as a focal point for her thinking in terms of ICT. Here are a few recent national and regional programs: http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/Kid-Author-Wows-Whitney-Young.html http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/content/education/chi-prodigy-04feb04,0,3101216.story http://www.suntimes.com/entertainment/books/1411931,CST-NWS-kidauthor04.article http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.themorningblend.com/&usd=1&usg=ALhdy2_JPWUhR2Qgxpj82p7u2_81m3ULhQ http://www.foxnews.com/video/index.html?playerId=videolandingpage&streamingFormat=FLASH&referralObject=3554613&referralPlaylistId=949437d0db05ed5f5b9954dc049d70b0c12f2749

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Re:Vision Dallas Competition Opens

The City of Dallas and Urban Re:Vision present Re:Vision DALLAS in partnership with Central Dallas CDC and BC Workshop. For full details and contest entry guidelines, visit http://www.urbanrevision.com/competitions/revision-dallas. What if everything we knew and believed about design needed to change? What if we need to change along with it? It’s a provocative idea, but one…

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Keep shopping Whole Foods and searching on google.

OAKLAND, Calif. — If you want to know which companies shoppers consider the greenest, look no further than a grocery store near you: Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, Wegmans, Fresh & Easy, Publix and MOMs have all made the list of the 35 companies that are the greenest, the best investments and the most recommendable by…

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Blast From the Past

Robert Fogel Among Experts Who Say Good Ethics is Good Business Good ethics is good business, according to a panel of business experts speaking at Good Business: The Dialogue Between the Spirit and the Letter of Business Ethics, sponsored by the University of Chicago Alumni Association and the Graham School of General Studies at Gleacher…

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Highrise Farming is more realistic than you think…

[Ian Bryan] By the year 2050, nearly 80% of the earth’s population will reside in urban centers. Applying the most conservative estimates to current demographic trends, the human population will increase by about 3 billion people during the interim. An estimated 109 hectares of new land (about 20% more land than is represented by the…

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Should the Asheville Obama community send Chris to Peru?

An open letter to WNC for Change from Ian Bryan: Greetings, Few of you know me, but I created the original grassroots campaign, then called “WNC for Obama” before turning it over to the lovely people of this region to grow on its own. A debate has risen about whether or not to apply group…

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