The sun’s tingling radiation penetrated my cheeks and warmly nudged me from a hypnotic lull. As my bed rocked me back and forth in a steady, calming rhythm, I peeked … Continue reading Looking Toward Utopia
(see Solar Spring Break San Diego Part 1: Arriving in Cali, here). Once again, I cautiously slipped out of my creaky air mattress and tiptoed into the kitchen to brew … Continue reading Solar Spring Break Part 2: Installation
As we dropped our luggage on the wooden floors, an illuminating echo filled the reservation ranch house, rousing it from its rainy Sunday eve slumber. In the span of a … Continue reading Solar Spring Break Part 1: Arrival in Cali
“The Fintech Lab often threw events, inviting outside companies and representatives to come in and participate. Among the ambiance was the crack of beer cans opening, both at events and around 3 … Continue reading Summer in Copenhagen Part 5: Blockchain Workshop at CBS
“…I had started working at BLOC, located in the Copenhagen Fintech Lab. The Fintech Lab is a co-working space for startups, situated in Christianhavn. There I met CEO and co-founder … Continue reading Summer in Copenhagen, Part 4: Fintech Lab (a co-working space)!
In a little less than 3 weeks, I will be in San Diego installing solar panels on low-income homes, to help families in the San Pasqual tribe access affordable alternative … Continue reading To San Diego! Volunteering to provide low-income tribal homes with solar access
Prepared for UNC-Chapel Hill Seminar on Sustainable Cities (Featured photo via Creative Commons) What is tactical urbanism? Tactical urbanism describes small scale interventions in the built-environment, with the purpose of … Continue reading Tactical Urbanism (Lesson Plan)
At the center of human endeavor is a need to connect. Relationships of necessity form societies to ensure survival, providing security against natural forces and the fulfillment of social drivers. … Continue reading Community Power: Samsø Island’s Transformation from Crisis, to Experiment, to Model of Sustainability
“The city of Copenhagen is a walkable, bike-friendly haven offering a network of pedestrian streets and wide, devoted bicycle lanes. In the pedestrian only sections of town, people dine in … Continue reading Summer in Copenhagen, Part 3: Housing & Internship
“….I applied to intern with a startup company matching my interests in sustainability and smart technologies. I had a hunch that working directly within the community and experiencing the process … Continue reading Summer in Copenhagen, Part 2: To Vancouver first!
One of my foremost desires is to see a sustainable future — one that benefits all and protects the most vulnerable — come to fruition. Incorporating smart technology with an … Continue reading A Summer in Copenhagen, Introduction
We each struggle to balance our passionate vulnerabilities with our comfortable securities. Then we find there is something comfortable in our vulnerability, and something secure in our passions, and that … Continue reading “Something comfortable in our vulnerability”: On Freewill and Empathy