The Anthropocene and the new green — Stewart Brand on Edge

Lots of food for thought in this Edge edition. In particular Stewart Brand on how technology should address our environmental challenges: We are now in an era called the Anthropocene, an era in which humans are running way too much of the atmosphere and everything else badly. We’re in this situation where we don’t have […]

The White House Blog and e-democracy

I was gladly surprised to see the new WhiteHouse.gov website introduced by the Barack Obama administration, and especially so with the new White House Blog. The new web front for the United States Government has been received with praise [ "Change Comes To The Internets" said the Daily News] but also with cautious skepticism. One […]