I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about the Monkeysphere recently, (properly called, Dunbar’s Number), and I am suddenly seeing references to the underlying concepts everywhere. Case in point: Musician Amanda Palmer posted to her blog about how little The News intrudes into her life. In the post she asks: How much of how […]
For centuries now, people have burned fuel to produce the energy they needed. Coal and wood for heat and cooking, whale oil for lighting, and now petroleum for… well… everything! The process of burning a source material – be it wood, coal, oil, natural gas, or otherwise – is a destructive process.
As long as man has been producing tools, there has been a process of figuring out how a human being should interact with the tool in question. How a tool is held, which way a knob turns, what happens when a switch is flipped down, etc. And yet every single day we must stop what […]