Category Archives: Sustainability

[Book Review] What’s Mine is Yours: the Rise of Collaborative Consumption

In college I read a few things about culture, collaboration and communication, including Robert Putnam’s Bowling Alone, as well as work by and work critiquing sociologist Pierre Bourdieu. These works helped influence a lot of scholarship as they shine a light on human interaction and communication among groups. Lately, I’ve been thumbing through a book by Rachel … Read on

[Book Look] Carr, Kelly, plus on What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains

Whoops. Forgot what I was doing…oh yeah. Today there are a number of theories, speculations and Oh My Gosh the Sky is Falling arguments, articles and books that propose various effects resulting from our love of the Internet and tech gadgetry. If you, too, spend a fair amount of your week (say 80 hrs) working online … Read on

Discussing Emerging Technologies, Trends, and Tales in the Green Energy and Sustainable Living Spaces

Over the weekend I was able to attend a Green Jobs Forum hosted by the York County Conservation Alliance. The discussion was held at Penn State York and featured a list of qualified speakers. They represented various industries include education, archititure and engineering, and oil and other energy brokers. John Hanger, of the EPA was … Read on

Where Do We Go From Here?

As I write this post I write it with many apologies. Apologies mostly for mistakes and shortcomings of my own. But, I write it inherently with apologies for the failures and missteps that have us now grasping for the lever to pull the brakes and put us on the path to environmental betterment.  Certainly it … Read on