Software Assisted Sustainable Ventures

note: this is a long one – and a genuine request for assistance – so make yourself a cup of tea, put on some krishna das and put your feet up – you might be here for a while …. Building a game-changing sustainable enterprise requires much more than yet another ‘good’ idea. It requires a combination of genius, pragmatism, …

geeks go green @startup weekend boulder

For years I’ve been wondering what the iFart app has done for the betterment of humanity …. it’s easy of course, to think me a wowser (an Australian term for which I’m not really sure there is an equally succinct US word; roughly translates as ‘overly-serious-individual-known-for-sucking-the-joy-out-of-life-and-requiring-chiropractic-assistance-with-removing-head-from-ass’), and in part, perhaps, that’s true.

elephantjournal.com IV: When The Choir Rebels

Having spent two days hot-housing with Waylon and then opening up both him and elephant to (lots of) feedback from the community, I feel compelled to offer him the deepest of bows. Because as much as he’s taken a beating through the last post (which confirmed my belief that many people don’t bother to comprehend what’s being asked of them …

elephantjournal.com III: Getting beyond “Naked yoga.”

If you’ve read either of my other two posts regarding this project regarding elephant’s future, you’ll know that months ago I offered to assist elephant turn itself around on a pro bono basis. Yet, for a whole bunch of reasons—despite confirming availability—the meeting never happened. As much as elephant excites me, and as much as I genuinely believe it holds …

are religion and sustainability mutually exclusive?

Religion’s getting a bad rap these days – and with good reason. Between the Jihadi’s, the Israelis and the fundies on their compounds, the world is increasingly looking like something out of Dante’s inferno (and yes, I did just have a crack at Israel – and no that doesn’t make me anti-semitic; just as criticising the USA doesn’t make one …