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Consumerism Stats - Exclusive Infographic Consumerism Stats - Exclusive Infographic Consumerism Stats - Exclusive Infographic Rate this resource: For our third exclusive infographic, we decided to picked up on an issue that really has a visible impact in our lives: Consumerism. Of course, we all enjoy shopping around, and get access to worldwide items, bought trough a simple click of a button. Or drive around in our brand new cars, feeling free, independent and happy.
Dear Worldchangers, Greetings from Seattle, Washington. Today I present to you your own copy of the promised manifesto, modestly entitled A Brief Guide to World Domination. –>Click Here to Open or Download the PDF Report Tech Notes: The report should work in all computers with Adobe Reader installed. A Brief Guide to World Domination A Brief Guide to World Domination
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Is Groupon Bad For Small Businesses? Editor’s note: The following post is a response to our guest series taking a critical look at the daily deals industry. It is written by Vinicius Vacanti, CEO of Yipit, a daily deal aggregator that collects deals from more than 300 daily deal sites. If you watch the nightly news, you would assume there’s a murder on every block, and if you’ve been reading TechCrunch recently, you would assume Groupon is murdering a small business in every city. Is Groupon Bad For Small Businesses?
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» Haiku Productivity: The Fine Art of Limiting Yourself to the Essential By Leo Babauta I’ve been wanting to write this post for a little while now, about an experiment I’ve been doing. For a few months, I’ve been purposely binding myself. Not as a way to hamstring myself, but as a way to make me focus on fewer, but more important things. » Haiku Productivity: The Fine Art of Limiting Yourself to the Essential
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Backyards in Brooklyn are almost always blessed with these glorious bluestone patios. Massive slabs the size of truck beds hold entire Adirondack chairs, and in the rain, water runs along the rivulets it has slowly carved in the stones' shimmering navy surface. Ask the owners where the stone was acquired, and the answer invariably comes back: "We just started digging, and there it was." How to Build a Flagstone Patio - Designs for Flagstone Patio How to Build a Flagstone Patio - Designs for Flagstone Patio
The New Sharing Economy Technology is connecting individuals to information, other people, and physical things in ever-more efficient and intelligent ways. It’s changing how we consume, socialize, mobilize— ultimately, how we live and function together as a society. In a global economy where the means of production are becoming increasingly decentralized, where access is more practical than ownership, what do the successful businesses of the future need to know? The New Sharing Economy
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Hacker News | Tell HN: Our experience with Groupon Hacker News | Tell HN: Our experience with Groupon For three years I managed a skydiving facility. In March of 2010 we chose to run a Groupon promotion. At the time I hadn't heard of Groupon, and frankly, not many others had. They were new and at the beginning of the discussion with our Groupon rep, we had no idea what to expect. Another skydiving facility in the area ran a promotion and sold something like 250 Groupons.
Who Needs a Grill? Build a Hot-Box Solar Oven August 12, 2011 6:30 AM 1.) Find Parts This March in Minnesota, our solar oven got hot enough to bake a killer batch of scones—and in the summer, it can whip up brownies in a brownout. Who Needs a Grill? Build a Hot-Box Solar Oven
Wood Pellets Stoves - Wood Heating Lee Richards lives with his wife in a 1957 brick rancher in a neighborhood of cookie-cutter homes in Charlottesville, Va., where he works as the city's commissioner of revenue. In the past decade, he decided to become a more self-sufficient consumer of energy. He commutes to work on foot and by bus. He powers his home with 18 solar panels bolted to his roof and sells the excess electricity back to the grid. He heats his water with a solar-thermal system.
Smart Strategies & New Tech for Boosting Home Energy Efficiency 27,022 kilowatt-hours. That's how much energy the average U.S. home uses in a year. Here's where it all goes. This diagram, based on data from the Department of Energy, can help homeowners spot the best ways to boost efficiency. The numbers may surprise you. Refrigerators and air conditioners tend to be the villains in an electric bill, but they don't dominate total energy usage.
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O site Trendwatching divulgou uma lista com tendências de consumo para 2011, envolvendo mudanças que influenciaram as atitudes dos consumidores e, consequentemente, das empresas, como as novas tecnologias, a preocupação com a sustentabilidade, a valorização da saúde, a ascensão dos países emergentes, entre outros contextos. Separamos algumas destas tendências e cases que geram oportunidades para as marcas atuarem nas redes sociais e na comunicação digital: 1. Marcas humanizadas Os consumidores estão cada vez mais valorizando o natural, o humano e a realidade. Tendências sociais: novos modelos de negócios e novas formas de se comunicar através das redes sociais
Publicado em julho 28, 2010 por HC Tags: desenvolvimento sustentável , economia , modelo de desenvolvimento [ EcoDebate ] Uma nova economia mundial ética e sustentável, que coisa estranha não, realmente uma utopia, um sonho, no mundo moderno, mas utopia é o que a gente chama de uma boa maré de calmaria, onde os bons ventos nos levam, para uma saudável e criativa evolução, então a utopia continua valendo, e muito, para que tenhamos um mundo mais justo e saudável Para podermos alcançar uma economia sólida, duradoura e sustentável, temos alguns passos fundamentais, que infelizmente os nossos novos heróis da mídia, os candidatos a presidência, estão ainda longe de comentar qualquer assunto a respeito: I – Economia sustentável tem algumas características: - Não investe em futilidades, não alimenta um consumo perdulário, valoriza profundamente o conforto essencial O que é uma Nova Economia Sustentável? artigo de Mauro Schorr
O TEDXPortoAlegre lembrou-me o famoso quadro de Picasso – Guernica. “Enquanto depredavam seu ateliê. Picasso deu a um oficial alemão um postal reproduzindo a Guernica:“ Tome. Leve de lembrança!”. Um oficial alemão respondeu “Foi você que fez isto?” Um dia e tanto! Uma woodstock de idéias no TEDXPortoAlegre
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