WEEKLY EMAIL: MAY 28, 2010
FEATURED THIS WEEK : JOHN THACKARA
Emitting messages, however clever and evocative they may be, is not the same as being with real people, in real places, who are changing their lived material reality. That's why I have a radical proposal: Consider speaking your words in a place rather than pressing "send."
KEN BOTNICK AND IRA RAJA
Objects found daily on the streets of India are made with such remarkable ingenuity and embellished with such attention to detail that India could easily be considered more "high touch" than high tech. But is there anything to be learned from this intimate, hands-on, experiential culture that might be relevant to one that is becoming increasingly virtual?
ELIZABETH HELMAN MINCHILLI, ANNIE SCHLECHTER
For over two decades, chef, author and founder of Chez Panisse, Alice Waters has been working tirelessly to change the way we eat in America. Four years ago, she sent chef Mona Talbott to put her words into action at the American Academy in Rome.
CHANGE OBSERVER: PROJECT ARCHIVE
Report on prototype for GlobalTap water refilling stations.
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