Monthly Archives: January 2015

Version zero

An operating system designed to facilitate business that doesn’t write social well being and the environment off as externalities. Consider your skill set and when someone asks if you’d like to be listed, get involved. It’s a database of people … Continue reading

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Capitalist bushrangers

You’ll have to excuse me. I’m having a bit of a laugh. I’m a bit sort of stunned by what Tony Abbott did on the weekend. Not normal sort of, thanks now I have to clean the monitor again stunned. … Continue reading

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Hunger

Hunger is not an issue of charity it is an issue of justice. I’m considering this in light of what’s happening in the Australian bush. The supermarket duopoly and trade laws mean farmers get squat for their produce. Imagine humping … Continue reading

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Innovation trickle up

Yes, this is what I’m spending Australia Day weekend thinking about. In recent articles we’ve been thinking about how ideas and values can trickle up from community groups into business and the broader culture. Once there was a time when … Continue reading

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Renew Energy’s predictions for 2015

Reblogged from the year Australia’s energy market changes forever. One: Battery prices will start their freefall sometime this year. Well, yes. That seems pretty obvious. Private show offs and Universities have bypassed business as usual to develop and release battery … Continue reading

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What the media isn’t saying about China

While catching up on China’s environmental vision, I was struck by just how much there was. Yet almost none of it was in the Mainstream media. If you use the Internet at all you will have seen all sorts of … Continue reading

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Origin Energy strikes again

We interrupt our normal programming to bring you an update. There are problems with the privatised utilities system in Australia. You may have noticed. I’ve been having trouble with mine forever. I thought that keeping my head down and paying … Continue reading

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Health funding crisis

The response to the health care funding crisis is pretty obvious, isn’t it? We’re so poor that the only possible way to fund our new submarines, not to mention Joe Hockey’s $50k steak dinners, is to cut health funding. Well … Continue reading

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Print community

This really grabbed my attention. 3D printed speakers that look like the Death Star from Star Wars. NOMOON is software designed for a 3D printer that will print out whatever you like. If it’s round. “Nomoon can create spherical speaker … Continue reading

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3D printed housing update

Remember that guy who wanted to 3D print houses? And China used a similar technique with concrete and recycling? Well, now there’s a house being built in Amsterdam designed to be, 3D printed in bio-plastic. The 3D printing revolution is … Continue reading

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