Sunday, May 11, 2014

Rules for Communites that Last

Dmitri Orlov has been studying communities that have been able to stay together for long periods of time. He has distilled the rules into the post, Communities that Abide — The XIII Commandments. This is part of a book he is writing, Communities that Abide, which will only be available in paper form for a short time by preordering at; after that you will only be able to get it in ebook format.

Saturday, May 3, 2014

The Dark Side of the Sun

Hipcrime Vocab's Why Green Architecture is a Sham is more than just an expose' on greenwashing in the construction industry. It brings up the scary prospect that the whole project of sustainable technology is a way for the super elite to preserve themselves while letting the rest of the world go to hell.