In June 2004 I acquired the Palm Treo 600, which I’m still using 7.5 years later. The Treo is an early smartphone that combined the features of a PDA (Personal Digital Assistant) with a cell phone, basic camera, rudimentary web browser, and the ability to install third-party applications. I’ve loved using my Treo. Even though […]
This weekend my wife and I made a brief trip to Vancouver, Canada and had a chance to use Airbnb. We stayed at a house in the suburbs with people we’d never met before and had a great time of it. This never would have been possible without the internet and without these new sharing […]
Shareable had a post yesterday about parking policies that can encourage carsharing. That blog post got me thinking and I came up with a couple of ideas of my own. Set a bold vision Setting a bold vision can be helpful for advocates who want these policy changes and for cities that want to reduce […]
Shareable.net recently featured a blog post by Kelly McCartney about pay-what-you-can cafés. The concept is simple but profound: all guests who come through the door are welcome and entitled to enjoy a good, healthy meal, and those who are able to pay what they can afford. Most important, those who can’t pay anything are just […]
How can we create more abundance in our lives, particularly those things that make life richer, and more full and enjoyable? I intend to use this blog as a place to capture what I learn, projects, that I participate in, and solutions that I hear about.