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Links for July 14th through July 20th

by Mel Starrs on July 21, 2011

in News

These are my links for July 14th through July 20th: Dezeen » Blog Archive » “Good Design: it all adds up” – RIBA report on benefits of good architecture – “the Royal Institute of British Architects in London has published a report promoting the social and economic benefits of well-designed buildings. Entitled Good Design – […]

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NaBloWriMo blogfest

by Mel Starrs on November 2, 2009

in Blogging and social networks

It’s that time of year again. Time for me to do a clear out of half drafted posts and round up the scraps of paper I’ve been scribbling on, and attempt to write a blog post every day for the next month. I’m cheating, as no-one ever reads this blog on a weekend (some people […]

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Firstly, apologies for the hourly del.icio.us posts – I think I’ve fixed the problem now and there should only be one a day now at most. We shall see… Broadband services have resumed and I’m back on my old computer. After a year of being mothballed, it’s behaving remarkably well and I’m poking about at […]

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Del.icio.us.ness

by mel starrs on May 17, 2008

in News

What I’ve been reading about: Google SketchUp – Go Green – Many people use Google SketchUp in the early stages of their designs, when decisions they make can have the greatest potential impact on the way their buildings perform. We wanted to create a place to showcase some of the innovative work that folks are […]

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Green Hippocratic Oath?

by mel starrs on April 4, 2008

in Opinion, Theory and Comment

The guys over at HBR green have an interesting article on how business is evolving: The once unassailable notion that corporations exist solely to maximize their shareholders’ returns is crumbling. Without a doubt, the dramatic scale and scope of the challenges presented by climate change will require the next generation of business leaders to adopt […]

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Is activism dead?

by mel starrs on April 2, 2008

in Opinion, Theory and Comment

I opened up my Google Reader this morning to find this post by Michael over at Phil’s blog. Michael’s take on Greenpeace and the broader issue of activism is summarised by his remembering of AS politics: it was the oppositional nature of our bicameral system that led to the fractious nature of politics in this […]

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…I’ve been tinkering with the site, waiting for WP2.5 to be released so I can find yet another new theme. In the meantime: added Twitter as obviously I do not belong to enough social media networks – will be handy for ‘blogging’ live from events though… added Lijit which my friend Cathy recommended aeons ago. […]

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Can it be true? Yes, I have the proof: click image to enlarge I have managed to read all the items in my Google Reader. I’ve also got the number of feeds down to about 250. A huge weight has been lifted from my mind. Of course, I’ll open it up tomorrow to a new […]

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Del.icio.us.ness for March 12th

by mel starrs on March 13, 2008

in News

What caught my eye today, March 12th: Pay Your Air Share – via Freakonomics, libertarian carbon tax site from The Prometheus Institute in California. The best of Lifehacker in Upgrade your life – More lifehacks than you can shake a big pointy stick at. 107 tips with links back to the article. Or you could […]

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Del.icio.us.ness for March 8th

by mel starrs on March 9, 2008

in News

What caught my eye today, March 8th: Google Calendar Synch – Synch your online Google calendar and work Outlook calendar.

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