Month: July 2006

Science losing it’s past?

A recently published study by researchers at Johns Hopkins described the psychoactive effects of psilocybin, as well as the “mystical” experiences it can cause. The thing that was most striking about this study was that it was not new news.…

Social lattices and collaboration

Right now I am attending the Collaboration Best Practices conference at IBM Somers. One of the key messages arising from the presentations I’ve heard thus far has to do with the central importance of collaboration with regard to successful teams,…

What’s REALLY up with Peak Oil?

What’s up with Peak Oil? “Peak oil” is a topic that is slowly starting to make it’s way into the common consciousness of the American public. Briefly, peak oil is all about the idea that the world is quickly depleting…