Newsletter Archive

About the 10,000-year clock


Jan 9: New Years and New Babies! (Brief!)


The year of Cool City Challenge, GreenBiz and City Protocol



Nov 20: Giving Thanks (Brief!)

Oct 15: (At GreenBiz' VERGE SF!  -  See our story on HackCitySF)

Sep 12: Making Change Together with the Cool City Challenge (Brief!)

Aug14: (Vacation!)

Jul 17:  Incubating Nature (Series!)

Jun 13: The Transportation Revolution (Series!)

May16: From Consumers to Citizens: Power to the People (Series!)

Apr 11: Creating with Constraints (Series!)

Mar 14: Mo'Data! Mo'Data! Mo'Data! (Series!)

Feb 14: Risk, Resilience and Love: Lessons from Woodstock (Brief!)

Jan 10: New Year, New World (Brief!)


Dec  5: On the VERGE of a SMARTer World(Special!)

Nov 15: Giving Thanks for Tech Ingenuity (Brief!)

Oct   9: "Post-Recognition" Collaboration (Brief!)

Sep  5: Creative Spaces: Summertimes and Showcases (Brief!)

Jun 14: No Surprises (Brief!)

May  2: Sustainability Base - NASA's Space Station on Earth (Brief!)

Apr   4: A New Cultural Narrative for Sustainability (Brief!)

Mar  7: Wisdom for Aspiring SMART Innovators - From IBM SmartCamp (Brief!)

Feb  9: Half-time? Or game change? (Brief!)

Jan  5: 100 Years of Innovation (Brief!)

(moving to a monthly schedule)




Dec 21: On Being Santa (Brief!)

Dec  6: "What Part of You is Not for Sale?" (Brief!)


Nov 23: Sustaining Thanksgiving (Brief!)

Nov  9: Prosuming and "Liking" It (Brief!)


Oct 26: How Would Nature Do your Job? (Brief!)

Oct 13: The Biggest Risk of All (Brief!)


Sept 29: Creating our 10,000-year Legacy (Brief!)

Sept 15: The World is Ripe (Brief!)


Aug 31: Going Back to the Future - with Nuclear Energy (Brief!)

Aug 17: Scaffolding for the Smart Grid (Brief!)

Aug  3:  Going the Distance (Brief!)


July 20: Free to Be Customers (Again) (Brief!)

July  7:  The Myth of Independence? (Brief!)


June 23: Creating Certainty through Uncertainty (Brief!)

June  9: Let's Hurry Up and Pace Ourselves (Brief!)


May 24: Leaders make the Future (Brief!)

May 11: Working Smart - Sustainably Managing Energy (Brief!)

(moving to a bi-weekly schedule)

Apr 27: "We are Listening!" (Brief!)

Apr 20: "Turning the World on its - Side?" (Newsletter)

Apr 13: "A Question for You!" (Brief!)

Apr  5: "The Call to Innovation" (Brief!)


Mar 31: “An April Fool’s Story”  (Brief!)

Mar 23: “The Opposite of SMART – not simply ‘Stupid’” (Brief!)

Mar 16: “The Age of SMART” (Newsletter)

Mar  9: “Wherever You Are” (Brief!)

Mar  2: “Leading the Change Ahead” (Brief!)

Feb 23: “The (Other) 3 E’s” (Brief!)

Feb 16: “Changing the World through Food: Part One” (Newsletter)

Feb  9: “’Green’ Scores Big at 45th SuperBowl” (Brief!)

Feb  2: “Be Generous with your Social Assets” (Brief!)


Jan 26: “Consuming in Circles” (Brief!)

Jan 19: “Winter Bugs: Valuing Physical and Social Systems” (Brief!)

Jan 12: “Regenerative Design for the Modern World” (Newsletter)

Jan  5: “Embrace Vision 2050 in the New Year” (Brief!)



Dec 14: “Gifts for the New Year” (Brief!)

Nov 17: “Our Latest Steps Forward” (Brief!)

Oct 18: “This One’s for You!” (Newsletter - Grand Opening)

Sep 12: “Premiere Edition” (Newsletter - Premiere)




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disaster resilient and
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Sue Lebeck 

  Cool Block Platform Director

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