Monthly Archives: January 2012

Low-Tech Farming

From my friend who was in India for a couple weeks last year: a great shot capturing some low-tech farming, which is still quite common in many regions of the country:

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Pune: A (Nearly) Waste-Free City

Note: This blog post was originally published on the MIT Public Service Center website. It’s the tenth post in a blog series sharing findings from a research project I’m working on throughout the month of January. January 26, 2012 Paul Artiuch and … Continue reading

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Jeff Tweedy Walks Away With Olive Oyl

Thanks to James Spector and Dean Toulan for sharing this. It’s the first hand-drawn Popeye cartoon made in over thirty years. And it’s the music video for Wilco’s Dawned On Me off The Whole Love. Classic:

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Four Problems with India’s Food Supply Systems

Note: This blog post was originally published on the MIT Public Service Center website. It’s the ninth post in a blog series sharing findings from a research project I’m working on throughout the month of January. January 24, 2012 Paul Artiuch and … Continue reading

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Smaller Markets in Rajasthan

Note: This blog post was originally published on the MIT Public Service Center website. It’s the eighth post in a blog series sharing findings from a research project I’m working on throughout the month of January. January 23, 2012 Paul … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t iPhones Made In America?

Via Marginal Revolution, the answer has less to do with wages than you might think: This is an excellent article, and perhaps it will win one of David Brooks’s Sidney Awards, excerpt: Another critical advantage for Apple was that China provided … Continue reading

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Sustainable’s Unsustainability

Via xkcd:

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India’s Lack of Food Processing

Note: This blog post was originally published on the MIT Public Service Center website. It’s the seventh post in a blog series sharing findings from a research project I’m working on throughout the month of January. January 21, 2012 Paul Artiuch … Continue reading

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India’s Grain Storage Problem

Note: This blog post was originally published on the MIT Public Service Center website. It’s the sixth post in a blog series sharing findings from a research project I’m working on throughout the month of January. January 18, 2012 Paul … Continue reading

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The Punjab Potato Party

Note: This blog post was originally published on the MIT Public Service Center website. It’s the fifth post in a blog series sharing findings from a research project I’m working on throughout the month of January. January 16, 2012 Paul Artiuch and Sam … Continue reading

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