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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…

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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…

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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,…

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

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