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The 80/20 rule

February 4, 2011

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This post isn’t anything new. But it bears summary, repetition, and reapplication. Efficiency is a really tricky duck to pin down. Just ask any gear-head about fuel efficiency in a car–you’ve got the size of the engine, the weight of the car, wind resistance, the tire size and type, style of driving, transmission type…What do […]

Prosperity

January 18, 2011

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Our economy is based on the assumption that infinite growth is possible. It seems a bizarre oversight. Isn’t it obvious that we were bound to run out of resources at some point? Considering westerners more or less agreed that the heavens revolved around the Earth relying mainly on the word of one man (Ptolemy) for […]

Ewaste

January 3, 2011

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The preface to any conversation about green improvements could be: almost everyone doing anything for the environment is a hypocrite right now because our society has a long way to go in terms of sustainability–most any interface with society is going to be sketchy environmentally. (Look at me…I’m writing a blog about electronic waste [ewaste]…which […]