• Archive for November, 2008

    First Akvo Video – What is Akvopedia?

    by  • November 21, 2008 • Personal • 0 Comments

    First video from my new collaboration with Akvo, an open source water charity, working on getting ultra low cost videos made which explain their operations and make Akvo more transparent. This is 30 minutes from Mark on Akvopedia which is an open water technology resource. For commentary and making of, see The Akvo Blog. We’re [...]

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    Bruce Sterling on a forensic camera with inbuilt crypto

    by  • November 15, 2008 • Cool Tools • 1 Comment

    Sterling has an excellent bit about “information munitions” – little cameras with cryptographic signatures and GPS to verify time and place an image was created at, and audit trails on image modification. It’s interesting that, even without all that, a camera phone can still rock the world. I left this comment on Worldchanging years ago, [...]

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    International Renewable Energy Agency

    by  • November 15, 2008 • The Global Picture • 0 Comments

    The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) will integrate regional clean energy progress into a coordinated, global effort. It will provide political recommendations, and identify funding for renewable technologies. Moreover, IRENA will seek to even the playing field for countries that have had difficulty affording investment in renewable energy. To this end, the agency will fund [...]

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