Spending all day scraping paint at my squat office leaves me with a great chance to listen to a long list of podcasts will my full attention. One of the podcasts that was especially interesting today was the latest edition of Deutsche Welle’s Living Planet. This is the German broadcaster’s environmental program, recorded in English. The specific topic was a short item about the Stockholm train station, where soon they will make use of the heat generated by people, to heat an entire building. … Read Full Text
There are few projects on the internet, that make me stand up and say — see.. this is what videoblogging is for! And while I’ve mentioned this particular one before, as I watched their latest video I was once again reminded of how great they are.
The project is called Swajana, a videoblog which started around the time of Jay and Ryanne’s visit to India. It is about people in India.… Read Full Text
Struggling to recover following my panel discussion gig at the European Parliament, my speech at the international school here in Amsterdam, and the last 3 days of nonstop ultimate frisbee filming during our gigantic tournament/circus known as Windmill Windup.
Thanks to all this, I was not able to meet up with my friend and thesis supervisor back in my University days, Mark Deuze. Mark was in the Netherlands visiting from his new home in Bloomington Indiana.… Read Full Text