Category Archives: Sustainable Development

The big blackout

The new SOPA and PIPA legislation in the US will mandate Internet search engines, ISPs, social networks and any website with a hyperlink to police all such links.  Any infringing website could be  shut down because of links to any type … Continue reading

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Counting what counts

Chip Conley founded the successful California hotel chain called Joie de vivre. Most people in France will not have heard of it. Indeed, as a California-born now Parisian, I had not heard of it either until I discovered Chip on … Continue reading

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Heed the stench

Neighbors alerted Carla one July morning about sickening odors emanating from her Parisian apartment. This was an apartment she had completely refurbished before renting it to a foreign student on a one-year lease. Carla was not able to reach her … Continue reading

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