Buy or die: The survivalist approach

Buy or die: The survivalist approach to climate doom
By Susie Cagle, grist.org

Cli­mate change is com­ing! Quick, buy more stuff!!

That’s the advice from the New York Times Mag­a­zine fea­ture “How to Sur­vive Soci­etal Col­lapse in Suburbia.” Wait, don’t laugh yet — we’ll get to that.

First, meet Ron Dou­glas, a…

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Site launches to help hunt Amazon’s free ebooks

Site launches to help hunt Amazon’s free ebooks
By David Cornish, wired.co.uk

Business

There’s a ubiq­ui­tous smug­ness that appears to accom­pa­ny the pur­chase of an eread­er. It’s not in the box, nor is it down­loaded as an option­al extra — but a quick glance at the expres­sion of an eread­ing com­muter beside their…

RT @WiredUK: Site launches to help hunt Amazon’s free ebooks http://flip.it/A1tSc by @d_cornish http://flip.it/HkB93

The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives

Connected: The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives [Hardcover]
Albert-Laszlo Barabasi, amazon.com

Har­vard pro­fes­sor and health care pol­i­cy spe­cial­ist Chris­takis (Death Fore­told: Prophe­cy and Prog­no­sis in Med­ical Care) became inter­est­ed in social con­nec­tiv­i­ty when observ­ing that the mor­tal­i­ty rate of spous­es spike after …

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Looking Down the Road: A Systems Approach to Futures Studies by Hamilton College anthropologist Douglas Raybeck

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Amazon.com: Looking Down the Road : A Systems Approach to Futures Studies (9781577661160): Douglas Raybeck: Books.

 

Douglas Raybeck, one of my professors at Hamilton, taught me the importance of a socio cultural perspective on new technologies, technical communications, ethnography, and physiological anthropology.

 

 

 

 

Competitive Intelligence (CI) books

Listen, Analyze, Respond: The Virtuous Cycle o...
Listen, Analyze, Respond: The Virtuous Cycle of Social Business (Photo credit: Dion Hinchcliffe)

Amazon.com: Competitive Intelligence (CI).

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