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With almost ten thousand files uploaded and over twenty two thousand pages, I encourage anyone with an interest in appropriate technologies for local solutions to various challenges to look at Appropedia, http://www.appropedia.org/Welcome_to_Appropedia.

In their own words - "Appropedia is the site for collaborative solutions in sustainability, poverty reduction and international development through the use of sound principles and appropriate technology and the sharing of wisdom and project information. It is a wiki, a type of website which allows anyone to add, remove, or edit content. Registration is encouraged but not required for contributors. Appropedia has been described as an "appropriate technology wiki," but it is much broader than that - it is a green wiki, and a wiki for all matters of international development and aid. But most importantly, Appropedia is an open site for stakeholders to come together to find, create and improve scalable and adaptable solutions. For more about our motivation, see Appropedia:Mission."

Have a look!

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Comment by Ternura Rojas on April 4, 2010 at 3:56pm
Meet a brand new Appropedian :-))
Comment by Mark Mulkerin on April 4, 2010 at 11:12pm
Ecclesiastes Ch. 4:1-4

1 Again I looked and saw all the oppression that was taking place under the sun:
I saw the tears of the oppressed—
and they have no comforter;
power was on the side of their oppressors—
and they have no comforter.
2 And I declared that the dead,
who had already died,
are happier than the living,
who are still alive.

3 But better than both
is he who has not yet been,
who has not seen the evil
that is done under the sun.

4 And I saw that all labor and all achievement spring from man's envy of his neighbor. This too is meaningless, a chasing after the wind.

(Life is sorrow. Almost Buddhist there ...)

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