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Overcoming obstacles to inner peace

The discovery of mindfulness began for me indirectly as a child. My father would call for “quiet time” midday when he was watching us. My older brothers and sister would read books in most of these cases, but I would typically just sit underneath the dining room table, at his feet, and wait for the…

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Learning to Swim [Part 3: Archetype Users]

A few years ago I sat in on a full day design charrette to “re:vision” San Francisco’s Civic Center District. 70+ visionary experts, architects and officials from the City’s planning offices were basically locked in a room until they came up with some good ideas. The first task was to look at the data and…

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Learning to Swim [part 2: The Experts]

When we don’t know (or think we don’t know) how to apply emerging technologies, we look to the experts. In this young bubble of the digital commons, expertise tends to equal experience. But experience can be viewed in terms of length and/or depth. My eldest child has the most experience at swimming, but he has…

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ABC takes the trip to Los Banos, CA, features Letters Alive by Logical Choice

Last fall we re-started media relations and content development services for an old friend – Logical Choice Technologies (LCT). If you’ve been following our work in education, you might make the connection: Logical Choice is the largest seller and servicer of Promethean classroom technology products in the USA, and one of our earliest education clients.…

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Architectural Record: A New Vision for Dallas

By Tim McKeough If all goes as planned, a self-sustaining, mixed-use project conceived by a team of Portugese architects will be constructed on a city block in Texas. In December, Portugal-based Atelier Data and MOOV were named the winners of Re:Vision Dallas, an international competition put on by the Central Dallas Community Development Corporation (CDCDC),…

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Triple Pundit: The Cleantech Open – A Bridge over the Valley of Death?

By Jim Davis, President, Chevron Energy Solution The “Valley of Death” is a well known concept in the business startup and technology community. It’s the place where good ideas go to die. If small businesses are the lifeblood of economic growth and job creation, entrepreneurs and startup companies are the marrow. While the entrepreneurial path…

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Art Rosenfeld on KQED (Cleantech Open)

The Cleantech Open’s 2010 National Competition Launch took place Friday, Febrary 26 at the Autodesk Gallery in San Francisco. If you don’t know who Art Rosenfeld is, don’t feel bad. Uma Subramanium posted candid thoughts and information about Art Rosenfeld on the Cleantech Open blog. His message to the Cleantech Open alumni: “Work on things…

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