“Low-tech Magazine refuses to assume that every problem has a high-tech solution. A simple, sensible, but nevertheless controversial message; high-tech has become the idol of our society.” Low-Tech Magazine also has a sister publication, No Tech Magazine.
Online tokens, like for arcade games, could make it easy to pay for online content
Community sustainability teams, the IOmniscient CCTV system in Abu Dhabi, and America’s new cyber czar
If Google has become so essential to us that we can’t live without it, then—paradoxically—we should find ways now of living without it
Scientists and science-fiction writers were talking about geoengineering more than 100 years ago
Your own personal vent could help you keep cool while saving energy
You can now assemble custom charts from World Bank data
Despite reassuring statements from the International Energy Agency, there’s an oil shortage looming, an insider told the Guardian
“There is no solving the problem. There is *no solving* the problem. All it is is slowing the symptoms.”
—atmospheric scientist Ines Fung, on the problem of climate change
Malcolm Gladwell’s new book is available for free online, which creates a quandry—to buy or not to buy?