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Sunday, March 14, 2010

Perceptual framing

Terrific demonstration of the power of bias to alter the perceived reality -- thanks, JPN!

It's surprisingly easy to "sense" something that isn't there:

   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0bG7EFhMw8w


Down-to-Earth Vertical Gardening


























The always-excellent "Low-Tech Magazine" points to a terrific link on vertical gardening for the rest of us. Too cool.

The reason we have to schedule "Community Conversations" about our budget

When the conversation is actually going to consist of variations on "Bend over and grab your ankles, this is going to hurt," it's funny that the folks who kept selling growth-growth-growth as the panacea never mention how well their last Big Thing worked out.