On a recent visit to Cal-Earth’s open house and interactive tour (at a colleague’s request) I realized three major benefits of such a trip: the personal benefit of often irrational actions or events, like exploring huts 60 miles away in a desert in California; the social benefit of desert living; and the potential architectural benefit of Continue Reading Juxta-Prose: Mass Hesperia!!
Stanford University has long held a tradition of innovation. The legendary tech startups, such as Yahoo and Google, that were founded by Stanford students in its’ hallowed halls are now the stuff of legend in SIlicon Valley. (In fact, Sun Microsystems got their original name as an acronym for Stanford University Network.) Billions of dollars haveContinue Reading The University as the True Hub of Green Innovation?