Print paper books? Refuse? Ideas?

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Here’s a little dilemma. Last week I finished a two-year-long project, producing 17 books about understanding and doing business in 16 countries in Asia. They were always meant to be e-books:  Kindle, iPad, PDF, etc.  Especially as I’ve been living in Singapore and New Zealand for the past few years, I really appreciate how e-books […]

Making It Real, Keeping It Real…

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From the University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment comes this gem of public awareness messaging: “For Scott St. George, Institute on the Environment resident fellow and University of Minnesota geography professor, teaching people about climate science is music to his ears, literally. “St. George, College of Liberal Arts undergraduate student Daniel Crawford and IonE […]

You Don’t Know What You’ve Got ’till It’s Gone — The Tony Schwartz Exchange Tape

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In the 1970s, I lived in group houses with a lot of interesting people. One of them had inherited an assortment of reel-to-reel tapes from his father. Eventually we acquired a reel-to-reel machine and began dubbing everything onto cassette. The reels were in poor condition, so this amounted to a rescue operation. Some of the […]

Saturday’s Endangered Music Feature: Island Worlds in Jeopardy — Tuvalu

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The world’s island nations are truly on the “front lines” of climate change, facing not just refugee crises and resource depletion but the very real possibility that their lands themselves will cease to exist as ocean levels continue to rise. One such nation is Tuvalu, six rock atolls and three reef islands midway between Hawaii […]