A crash course in changing the world.
December 31, 2019
Quezon City, Philippines
I can barely hear myself think. People are already celebrating the coming year.
Added by Isidor Cardenas on April 25, 2011 at 4:24pm — No Comments
the heater is the blue bulb-like thing floating in the water. it's simple technology - the bulb is…Continue
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I have been discussing with a colleague of mine about alternative energy. I remembered back in high school that photosynthesis produces huge amounts of energy. Then I thought that the concept is already similar with solar energy since it harnesses the power of the sun. This led to me looking for '…Continue
Added by Isidor Cardenas on April 24, 2011 at 12:42pm — No Comments
This is a tricky one. This mission is not as easy as it seems. Crops take time to grow, and there is a science behind farming to make it sustainable.
Also, i'm in a bit of a bind here...because we already have a flourishing garden at our backyard (i'll submit images tomorrow when the sun is up and i can take some pics). It has mangoes, bananas, coconuts, guavas, and other fruits and vegetables that have no english translations!
In addition, we are surrounded…Continue
Ironically, here in the Philippines (which is an agricultural country), we import our staple food of rice. No you are not dreaming...you are having a nightmare (gasp!)
According to the International Rice Research Institute (which is also ironically based in the Philippines),
"The Philippines is currently the largest importer of rice in…Continue
Added by Isidor Cardenas on April 22, 2011 at 10:46am — No Comments
"think like a child – children have no limit to their thinking"
This reminds me of William Blake's poem "Auguries of Innocence". Here is an excerpt from the poem:
To see a world in a grain of sand,
And a heaven in a wild flower,
Hold infinity in the palm of your hand,
And eternity in an hour.
A child is the most powerful social innovator because s/he has one thing adults tend to forget as…Continue
Added by Isidor Cardenas on April 11, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments