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Limits to Growth was right. New research shows were nearing collapse | Cathy Alexander and Graham Turner | Comment is free | theguardian.com

Limits to Growth was right. New research shows were nearing collapse | Cathy Alexander and Graham Turner | Comment is free | theguardian.com.

This is a sobering article, that shows research by M I T back in the 70s puts us on course for real problems in terms of consumption and mass manufacturing – as if we don’t really no this ! It makes for depressing reading as it belives it is too late to alter behaviour, and doubts whether governments have the power to respond. It is merely a case now of individuals planning and protecting themselves…


Memories of the future | The Charnel-House

 

Memories of the future | The Charnel-House.

An immensely  interesting article on Ross Wolfe’s blog, that will reward several re-reads. He offers a thorough critique of the writing of ‘Bifo’ (Franco Berardi) After the Future. 


Alternative art schools: a threat to universities? | Education | The Guardian

 

Good to see educational alternatives springing up to challenge the status quo …

Alternative art schools: a threat to universities? | Education | The Guardian.


The sharing economy: All eyes on the sharing economy | The Economist

 

The sharing economy: All eyes on the sharing economy | The Economist.

The new idealism of sharing seems to be fading a little in the harsh light of insurance and red tape … a little sad to read.


Free education: Learning new lessons | The Economist

 

The warning bells are ringing clearly …!

Free education: Learning new lessons | The Economist.


Shareable: Share or Die: A Challenge for Our Times

 

Shareable: Share or Die: A Challenge for Our Times.

It is often the poor or vulnerable who out of nesseitity – show us how we should live


Dave Gray » The connected company

 

Dave Gray » The connected company.

There is an interesting building trend to reconsider organisations that were previously thought of in mechanical terms (companies etc running like well oiled machines etc) – in organic or more particularly biological terms. Biomemitcs – the post industrial metaphor …


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