Archive for February, 2010

What American English Sounds Like To Non-English Speakers. High LOL factor.


One of the most personally interesting and motivating nonprofits I have come across recently is the Appropriate Infrastructure Development Group (AIDG), which operates in Guatemala and Haiti to development and promote local solution for local challenges. It combines my two key interests: appropriate technology and entrepreneurship in the developing world. Beyond delivering sustainable solutions to […]



I remember seeing the TEDTalk a while ago. Michael Pritchard unveiled the LIFESAVER water bottle which takes murky and contaminated water and filters it through carbon and 15 nm perforations, thus ridding it of all pathogens and chemicals. I thought the guy was pretty cocky and wondered why it wasn’t used all around the world […]