Category Archives: Go for it!

Easter message

For the past few days I’ve been offline, playing in the garden here at ‘the ashram.” It’s such a lovely old place, that’s how I’ve started thinking about it. High Summer is gone, taking the burning heat with it and … Continue reading

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Carbon capture technology at home

Everyone is pretty much aware now that the best form of Carbon capture and storage is leaving it in the ground. That’s established as being the No. 1 vector of approach for this little issue. Leave it where it is. … Continue reading

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Iron man’s hand

If you haven’t seen this yet, you may want the hay fever remedy. Robert Downey Jnr. as Tony Stark, delivering a bionic hand to a young man in need of one. The prosthetic was designed and 3D printed for $350. … Continue reading

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Charlie Phillot the new Ned Kelly

Charlie Phillott was about to be kicked off his farm. He wasn’t even behind on the mortgage. Never missed a payment. The ANZ declared they couldn’t wring enough blood out of him, so they gave him the hurry up. “He … Continue reading

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March in March

Yes, we’re doing it again. Last year for the inaugural March in March 2014 some 50,000 Australians took to the streets to show their support for a fair go. There were three of these events and they were all well … Continue reading

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Textiles bonanza

A number of industries are facing increasing pressure because of the rising awareness that humanity needs both carbon sinks, carbon based building material and fibres, and breathable oxygen. We’ve become accustomed to seeing media reports and social media awareness campaigns … Continue reading

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A Living Income

and the accounting adjustment. The Living Income. Not basic, because we’re not talking about stuffing people in awful concrete pigeon holes and feeding them bread and water. It’s enough to pay the rent, reasonable power and phone bills (not the … Continue reading

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Sony coming to the Open Source party

Recently I was writing about the potential for companies like Sony to take advantage of internet communications and 3D printing in bio-plastics. They’re too clever to have to wait for me to make suggestions. The Playstation 4 code is partially … Continue reading

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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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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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