As I prepare for a few awesome posts I’ve got up my sleve, I’ll leave you with this very inspiring TED video from Michael Pawlyn. Using Nature’s Genius in Architecture. Biomimicry is the way…
This TED talk is from Rob Hopkins, the creator of the Transition movement. I feel he describes it quite well, give it a go and tell me what you think.
This TED talk from Dan Barber reminds us we can clean up the environment while producing biodiversity and productivity.
Empathy or apathy? We make the move. I’ve actually got the book and I’ll admit to not having read it yet. It’s quite large. This video however seems to make the case quite well. I’ll read it one day and report back, I promise…
Answer: This TED talk! The speaker, Stefano Mancuso talks of plant intelligence. He shows some cool slow motion footage of plants “playing”, “sleeping”, etc. One of the things that sounded interesting was his assertion that plant root tips are individual brains. This forms a “networked” brain similar to how computers relate to the internet. […]
If you’ve not seen this page yet. I highly recommend it. It contains a LARGE number of talks by prominent scientists, artists, writers and people from many other worthwhile occupations. I like this page so much I think I’ll just start posting links on some of the most interesting ones I see. This talk is […]