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Earth: More Than a Raw Material — an Ecosystem

Earth: More Than a Raw Material — an Ecosystem

For too long our civilization has treated the planet as 100% raw material, 0% living ecosystem. It’s a severe misperception and a mistake that, multiplied by some seven billion people, can no longer be ignored. As an entrepreneur I readily admit that business is especially culpable. There is perhaps no […]

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Interstellar’s Missed Opportunity

Interstellar’s Missed Opportunity

Interstellar disappointed me. Not that I dislike technology or space exploration, in fact I’ve made my living as a tech entrepreneur. I’m even a limited partner in a space-focused venture capital fund. But Interstellar missed a huge opportunity. In the movie, a blight is destroying nearly all the world’s food […]

Periodic Protein Restriction

Periodic Protein Restriction

One of my favorite dietary technologies is Periodic Protein Restriction.[1] I covered it years ago on the site as part of other posts. But now, having withstood the test of time and grown in popularity, I’m finally giving it a post of its own. What it is: Periodic Protein Restriction […]

My Ridiculous Treadmill Desk

My Ridiculous Treadmill Desk

I’ve finished building my second treadmill desk. Now I have one at both my east and west coast basecamps. As the name implies, a treadmill desk (aka tread-desk or walking desk) is the mashup of a treadmill with a desk. And it lets computer users replace sitting with walking. Sitting, […]