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How Much Is Left? The Limits of Earth's Resources, Made Interactive

How Much Is Left? The Limits of Earth's Resources, Made Interactive
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Les Classiques des sciences sociales Abel-Rémusat, Jean-Pierre [1788-1832] sinologue, titulaire de la 1re chaire de langue et littérature chinoise au Collège de France [ sous-collection "Chine ancienne" ] Adler, Alfred [1870-1937] psychanalyste Alain (Émile Chartier) [1868-1951] philosophe français Alexéiev, Basile [1881-1951] professeur au Collège de France Alexis, Jacques Stephen [1922-1961] Écrivain, homme politique et médecin haïtien [sous-collection "Études haïtiennes"] Alexis, Stephen [1889-1962] Diplomate, enseignant, historien, journaliste et écrivain haïtien né aux Gonaïves, père de Jacques Stephen Alexis. [sous-collection "Études haïtiennes"] Archambault, Paul [1883-1950] Ardouin, Beaubrun [1796-1865] Historien et homme politique haïtien [sous-collection "Études haïtiennes"] Argens, Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d' [1704-1771] homme de lettres et philosophe français Asselin, Olivar [1874-1937] journaliste, pamphlétaire et militant nationaliste canadien-français Auteurs inconnus Aveling, Edouard Institut de France

A Table That Turns Your Kitchen Into Mini Ecosystem [UPDATED] Convenience and efficiency are king when it comes to product design. What could be more efficient than a natural ecosystem? That's the insight behind a "living kitchen" designed by the brilliant young design studio Studio Gorm. They looked at what we have in our kitchens--fruits, vegetables, organic waste--and figured: That's actually enough to create a miniature system for watering fresh herbs, composting the waste, and generating new soil. None of the elements is brand new to this product, but their integration wins points for ergonomics and ease. Maybe what's most surprising is that Studio Gorm isn't based in the Netherlands or Scandinavia--but rather in Eugene, Oregon. Check out some of Studio Gorm's other designs, including a modular furniture system of pegs and boards; an elegant Egyptian-inspired chair; a handsome adjustable lamp; and an overhead light inspired by--of all things--a falafel container.

Justine Musk Imagining the Internet The Imagining the Internet Center's mission is to explore and provide insights into emerging network innovations, global development, dynamics, diffusion and governance. Its research holds a mirror to humanity's use of communications technologies, informs policy development, exposes potential futures and provides a historic record. It works to illuminate issues in order to serve the greater good, making its work public, free and open. See the new video that tells the story of Elon University's Imagining the Internet Center, its work and its people, and hear from Vint Cerf, Tim Berners-Lee, Bob Kahn, Leonard Kleinrock, Steve Crocker, Esther Dyson, Bruce Schneier, Mitchell Baker and more: The Elon University site Imagining the Internet: A History and Forecast is a multi-section resource containing thousands of pages. Following is a year-by-year breakdown of Imagining the Internet's development. Elon University is ranked #2 among Southern universities by U.S.

The Story of Stuff with Annie Leonard List of rampage killers This is a partial list of rampage killings. It is further divided into several subsections. This list shall contain every case with at least one of the following features: Rampage killings with six or more dead (excluding the perpetrator)Rampage killings with at least four people killed and a double digit number of victims (dead plus injured)Rampage killings with at least a dozen victims (dead plus injured) In the tables that follow, the "W" column indicates the weapon, or weapons, used. Africa and the Middle East[edit] Only the first 15 entries are shown here. This section contains cases that occurred in Africa and the Middle East. Americas[edit] Only the first 15 entries are shown here. This section contains cases that occurred in the Americas. Not included are school massacres, workplace killings, hate crimes or familicides, which form their own categories. Asia[edit] Only the first 15 entries are shown here. This section contains cases that occurred in Asia. Europe[edit] Grenade amok[edit]

The world can be powered by alternative energy, using today's technology, in 20-40 years, says Stanford researcher Mark Z. Jacobson | Stanford News Release January 26, 2011 A new study – co-authored by Stanford researcher Mark Z. Jacobson and UC-Davis researcher Mark A. Delucchi – analyzing what is needed to convert the world's energy supplies to clean and sustainable sources says that it can be done with today's technology at costs roughly comparable to conventional energy. By Louis Bergeron If someone told you there was a way you could save 2.5 million to 3 million lives a year and simultaneously halt global warming, reduce air and water pollution and develop secure, reliable energy sources – nearly all with existing technology and at costs comparable with what we spend on energy today – why wouldn't you do it? According to a new study coauthored by Stanford researcher Mark Z. "Based on our findings, there are no technological or economic barriers to converting the entire world to clean, renewable energy sources," said Jacobson, a professor of civil and environmental engineering. The world they envision would run largely on electricity.

Willis Harman Willis Harman (August 16, 1918 – January 30, 1997)[1] was an American engineer, social scientist, academic, futurist, writer, and visionary. He is best remembered for his work with SRI International, for being president of the Institute of Noetic Sciences in California,[2] and for his work in raising consciousness within the international business community.[3] Early life and education[edit] Career[edit] Harman taught for several years at the University of Florida before joining the Stanford faculty in 1952.[2] He eventually left Stanford to become a senior social scientist at SRI International where he initiated a futures research program, exploring the national and global future. In this capacity he worked on long-term strategic planning and policy analysis for an assortment of corporations, government agencies, and international organizations.[4] He then served as president of the Institute of Noetic Sciences from 1975 until his death in 1997. Selected works[edit] References[edit]

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