Posts Tagged ‘egotoeco‘

Capitalism versus environment: can greed ever be green?

The fact that the now dominant capitalist economic system is unsustainable is not in doubt. It has contributed to the breaching of several ecological boundaries, in relation to climate change, biodiversity loss and nutrient enrichment. At the same time as damaging the natural systems that

Current economic system is headed for collapse says Jeremy Rifkin

The creation of the collaborative commons: From the ashes of the current economic system, he believes, will emerge a radical new model powered by the extraordinary pace of innovation in energy, communication and transport. “This is the first new economic system since the advent of

A third industrial revolution | The Economist (must read )

Link: A third industrial revolution | The Economist (must read ) Digitisation in manufacturing will have a disruptive effect every bit as big as in other industries that have gone digital, such as office equipment, telecoms, photography, music, publishing and films. And the effects will

Can 3D Printing Make Everything We Need? – PSFK

Link: Can 3D Printing Make Everything We Need? – PSFK the technology could enable a shift from the mass production bequeathed to us by Henry Ford to what some people call “mass customisation”. February 07, 2013 at 07:48PM

Google boss blasts China as a tech ‘menace’ and hacker

Link: Google boss blasts China as a tech ‘menace’ and hacker The disparity between American and Chinese firms and their tactics will put both the government and the companies of the United States at a distinct disadvantage,” Schmidt says in the book. He writes that

The Morning Briefing: The state of food in 2012 | SmartPlanet

Link: The Morning Briefing: The state of food in 2012 | SmartPlanet 4.) Enough to go round but millions still starve. Food has never been such a global issue. Some 1.5bn overweight and obese adults share the planet with 870m chronically hungry people, and governments

In Melbourne, meet the New Joneses | SmartPlanet

Link: In Melbourne, meet the New Joneses | SmartPlanet Since BNNM was conceived in 2010, it has become something of a beacon for the conscientious and collaborative consumption movement in Melbourne. “Part of it is about conscientious consumption or collaborative consumption and asking the questions

3 Predictions On The Future Of Enterprise Software | TechCrunch

Link: 3 Predictions On The Future Of Enterprise Software | TechCrunch The consumerization of collaboration and productivity tools starts with small workgroups that adopt a specific tool. At some point, the CIO notices that different groups are using the same external product. This means that