A crash course in changing the world.
I am currently teaching assistant for a class on entrepreneurship. We aid students in creating and implementing entrepreneurial ventures for the semester. In this way, not only do the students learn from lectures but also by doing. The main project of the course is to run a business and report their findings. The students get seed funding through micro-loans ($100-$200) that we the teachers negotiate with them. We are currently mentoring and…Continue
Posted on April 4, 2010 at 2:48pm — 2 Comments
I have convinced my roommates and I to have a small balcony garden for the vegetables
that we eat most – bell peppers and onions. We are currently looking for the best seeds and good size pots that can support the growth needed. This is pretty exciting since we will have to go to the store much less and have much, much fresher produce which tastes so much better. I can attest to this fresher taste from eating from my parents’ garden. I am…
Posted on March 30, 2010 at 2:06pm
World Water Day. A celebration of water. A celebration of life. For without water there can be no life. The celebration must flow like water but also affect the mind. It must have the ability to be calm but then raging the next. To show people how important it is through its absence and then the beauty it can provide through its bountifulness.
A week prior to the event, water shipments stop. All those…Continue
Posted on March 29, 2010 at 6:42pm — 5 Comments
It’s New Year's Eve 2020. Friends and I are partying at the top of Sears Tower in Chicago. A cutie comes up to me and asks if I’ve seen “The Grid”. “No, but I’d love too” is my reply. She takes me into a room filled wall to wall with computer screens. Massive graphs, constantly changing numbers, video feeds of the roof, inner columns and underground. On all those displays is the location and energy provided from every power source to not just the Sears Tower but…Continue
Posted on March 29, 2010 at 2:32am