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"Water, Water Everywhere…And Not a Drop to Drink" Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

Dear Friends,
As many of you already know, I left my position as CEO of Powermat some months ago. Of course, I remain Vice Chairman of Powermat and am still quite active on its Board but my departure as CEO has given me more time to devote to my many other projects…some of which are even as exciting as wireless charging! 1,039 more words

Ran Poliakine

Studio 3 Highlights: Our Learning (Oct. 4, 2015)

In this edition we share two videos highlighting our learning with the Global Water Crisis and exploring water filtration. You won’t believe how engaged students are when being read to, and as always preview the learning that occurred in Studio 3 this past week! 520 more words

Jeep Renegade Commercial: Populist or Elitist?

On the subject of American advertising, Jack Solomon wrote:

“America’s consumer economy runs on desire, and advertising stokes the engines by transforming common objects—from peanut butter to political candidates—into signs of all the things that Americans covet most” (Masik and Solomon, p. 728 more words

Big data? No. Just a little data about water for the poor. Finally.

Software is eating the world, as the data at our fingertips (literally) gets richer all the time. Smart phones, Google searches, maps, weather, music from Pandora or Songza, Uber and AirBnb are all data-driven. 1,331 more words


Matt Damon Picks Up the Tab

Where fame exists, cause usually beckons.

Celebrities have long bartered their 15 seconds to promote something near and dear to their hearts. Galas, fundraising poker nights and celebrity date auctions help satiate public desire to live their own private celebrity fantasies, while doing something praiseworthy. 665 more words

Fitness Friday – The Low Down on Hydration

We have all heard the endless reminders to stay hydrated so it’s easy to think that everyone has the message; that is not the case. … 634 more words

Lifestyle Changes

Rural round-up

Extraordinary season for growers as industry gets back on track for growth:

Zespri’s final result for 2014/15 shows an industry that is back on track and revitalized for the strong growth outlook ahead. 574 more words