Charts don’t explain themselves

It’s a scary fact of life these days that people take figures and numbers at face value, and consider them authoritative when it comes from the “source” or by the media, yet a lot of times they are taken out of context to serve a purpose like selling an idea or a service. Maybe it’s … Continue reading Charts don’t explain themselves

Climate Change is Boring – So change the story.

Having followed the climate change debate and science behind it since studying geography back in high school, I found the below 5-minute video a compelling and insightful look at why the whole issue just isn’t getting any traction. Sure, there’s plenty of denial out there even if the science is clear about what’s going to … Continue reading Climate Change is Boring – So change the story.

Social networks, innovation, and marketing for disaster risk reduction

The above photo was taken at the exhibition space in Cern which has various displays explaining the the origins of the universe. It’s also a poignant question because it helps us: 1) understand where we’re from, and, importantly, 2) gives a starting point to know or define where we’re going. This was what twenty one … Continue reading Social networks, innovation, and marketing for disaster risk reduction