Density isn’t just another way to say you’re fat

What makes a city great is the people in it. And the more the merrier… because it helps economies grow, generate innovation and provides facilities that are difficult to access in less crowded places (think health, education, etc.). Don’t forget the cultural sights and sounds, like museums, restaurants, and movies! So what’s not to love? … Continue reading Density isn’t just another way to say you’re fat

Crowdsourcing for Disaster Preparedness – it’s the journey that counts

Reading a Masters thesis isnt a typical hobby of mine, but when one of my works interns said that his was on crowdsourcing for disaster preparedness, I had to get a copy. I finally had a chance to read it coming back from France on a 3-hour train plenty of time to focus on … Continue reading Crowdsourcing for Disaster Preparedness – it’s the journey that counts

The Mind of the Strategist

Strategy. The word is one that gets thrown around a lot especially with more and more opportunities to start a business, improve an organization, or just be plain, dare I say it, “strategic”. I’m guilty of using the word more often than I need to. But I decided while reading books on advertising that it … Continue reading The Mind of the Strategist

October 13th is the International Day for Disaster Reduction

One of the things I’m doing at work is preparing for the International Day for Disaster Reduction on October 13th. This is the day when government, international organizations, and communities celebrate and promote reducing disasters. In most cases, “disasters” are labeled this way because it has an impact on human society. It’s kind of like … Continue reading October 13th is the International Day for Disaster Reduction