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Our blog is a library of resources and ideas found by us or shared with us by our friends and client network. It’s a collection of articles, radio stories, infographics and videos that relate to our work and broaden our thinking: our favorite content from the internet and beyond. Original commentary gives insight into our process and poses questions about the world inside and outside of the studio.

Archive for November, 2011

In this article, McKibben envisions a decentralized future where multinational corporate solutions are replaced by small-scale, locally-serving producers of food, energy and healthcare. The difference between the cottage industries of the past and the farms, renewable energy generators and local clinics of the future? They will all be connected by grids of ideas and energy. […]


Welcome to the Third Industrial Revolution! It may or may not be televised (on YouTube), but watch for it over the next 50 years. In the meantime, get your public, market and social capital ready to start participating in the new grid of micro energy production and distribution. While the particulars of how and if […]