5% Health: The Risk of Catabolic Collapse and Peak Fat in Modern Health Systems
The many designers present at the "Transform" conference were thrilled, and rightly, that the Mayo Clinic has established a Center for Innovation that has design thinking at its core. But there's a danger, amid the euphoria, that priorities will get skewed.
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World Capital of Wellbeing
Along with “sustainability,” “wellbeing” is one of those words that is worthy, but hard to sell. Few would disagree that we need more wellbeing and less wasteful consumption — but the word lacks a visceral edge. It conjours up images of a well-run camp-site, or retirement community. Good to have, but not a destination to fight for.
Iceland: Eaten Alive, or Growing to Live?
"Who needs oil when you have rain?" The ad for Landsvirkjun, Iceland's national energy company, dominates this month's Icelandair
magazine. The message is not disguised: Iceland is blessed with massive amounts of clean energy. The true picture on the ground, sad to say, is murkier.