Category Archives: Books

The New Media Diet

It’s news to nobody that the news and media industry has gone through, and continues to go through, some tough times. Whether as a result or a cause of it, most content today – excuse my French – sucks. The … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Lean Startup and the limits of success

Eric Ries and his Lean Startup methodology are all the rage in entrepreneurial circles these days, regardless of whether one is talking about enterprises or startups in the more traditional sense. Some time ago, I got around to reading his … Continue reading

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Review: Consensus-Oriented Decision Making

I took the opportunity to start this year’s reading with some more work-related material (even though the broader theme of skills in decision making and conflict resolution form important parts of my wider future-preparedness plan as well), I took a … Continue reading

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Review: Edible Forest Garden, vol 2: Ecological Design and Practice for Temperate Climate Permaculture

Where volume 1 of this book was focused more on permaculture-related theory, this 640-page whopper is all (well, mostly) about practical things – a toolkit, really. And what a toolkit; without a doubt the most comprehensive manual for designing and … Continue reading

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