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May 2011 Blog Posts (3)

Duckweed as the new snack

The Swedish artist Erik Sjödin has been experimenting with cultivating Azolla, a moss-like water-floating fern, for food puposes. He started in late…


Added by Eric de Haas on May 24, 2011 at 8:40pm — No Comments

Machines of Loving Grace

In addition to the Livable Cities workshop and especially in addition to the story of Eleanor Saitta, this new documentary by Adam Curtis is a must see. It is a series about how computers have not liberated us but distorted and simplified our view of the world around us. It…


Added by Eric de Haas on May 10, 2011 at 11:08am — No Comments

A Transition Utopia with a certainty of Failure?

That's right, the first day of the Livable Cities workshop triggered a lot of thoughts and inspiration. The speakers of day 1 were; Rob Hopkins,…


Added by Eric de Haas on May 4, 2011 at 12:07am — No Comments

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