Author Archives: chrismcguinness
I went to a book reading/promotion/conversation event and this is the book that was was being promoted. http://www.theminimalists.com/etr/ It was a fantastic story and an inspiring idea. Minimalism, to only keep things that add value and align with our priorities. So … Continue reading
I read this book recently and thought it had an important message about our economy. I’ve talked with several people about it and think most of the take-home messages could be summarized in a few pages. So here it is. … Continue reading
On March 1st many students gathered at UC Berkeley, in the rain for a day of action in support of education. An article about the action was written here. And a video of our Stanford crew speaking in support of … Continue reading
Sam and I on the front cover of the San Jose Mercury News. Well I didn’t quite make it in the shot, but Sam is right there, front and center.
Pictures from Tibet (better quality) What has technology brought us? More affordable food. More information. Longer lives. Less physical pain. But also less time. Less patience. More anger. More privileged attitudes. More attitude. More detachment from our local environment. Has … Continue reading
Simon & Garfunkel
Lecture Date: Tuesday, May 24, 2011. Accelerators are huge, expensive tubes sometimes miles long that produce high energies for smashing protons or making intense X-ray light. 21st-century technology has taken us from the room-sized ENIAC to microprocessors that fit in … Continue reading