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George Dearing

George Dearing

Dearing Group LLC. - I share tidbits on media, technology, marketing & sustainability []
RT @nyshepa: Proposed FDA label change sparks strong dissent from deep pocketed Big Sugar.
Awful food RT @CSPI: 1 of saltiest meals in America: @Chilis Crispy Honey-Chipotle Chicken Crispers w:5430 mg #sodium
[Revenues still comparatively low].."On-demand streaming continued boom, soaring 42% to 70.3 million streams" #music
Could be more than 200k EVs on the road by next month. /
New piece on standards and the internet of things..big players are making moves. | | #iot
Cheap imports FTW >“Stanley Furniture misjudged willingness of Americans to pay more for domestically produced goods"
Car ownership too - "socializing at malls has also been displaced, in part, by social media." #deadmalls
In better news, a solar company tells me it just installed a 5kW system for under $8K after Fed rebates. 2K sq.ft house in Houston. #fb
Chart from @WSJ says a / income going in different directions.
“We spend hundreds of thousands for our homes and can't even water the grass” | #drought #gonative [WSJ]
RT @fmlappe: "Added Sugar, Subtracted Science" Union of Concerned Scientists | how industry hides sugar, hurts health
RT @KyleTucker_CJ: Tim Howard never buys another drink. #fb
NYT on oil boom's have & have-nots."TX is not a good place to be poor..there is little political appetite for change”
Good question from James Surowiecki: Why Are the Super-Rich So Angry? [@NewYorker]
Study: more than 1/2 of U.S. homebuilders could offer #solar PV systems as an option by 2016.
"Unless it can find a way to get more water..Vegas is out of business. Yet they’re still building, which is stupid”
"44-year history of the Clean Air Act shows again and again that reducing pollution is good economics."
And speaking of fridges, if you want to go super high efficiency, look at SunFrost..can run off solar as well. |
Some perspective on how much energy a U.S. fridge uses via @CGDev
U.S. fridges use a lot of energy..some perspective via @CGDev
Great piece -- "WWI destroyed kings, kaisers, czars and sultans; it demolished empires.." |
RT @firecatsue: 16-yo @nickrubin coded @greenhouse, browser plugins show campaign $ by category for US reps. #MaydayPAC
RT @PeterGleick: The "war on coal" is being fought in CA w/ #wind & #photovoltaics. #Coal is losing. Looks like this:
Not just deadly streets & Disney..Orlando's energy efficiency strategy is paying off. [NRDC] #orlando
Good read @CIOJournal from an IBM vet -- "The Complex Nature of Cloud-Based Innovation"/
RT @RicohLegal: 10 traits to help your firm become one of the best places to work, via @GeorgeDearing
Some drought-era tips to conserve water. #8 resonates..don't let people off the hook. [@citylab]
Nice RT @JigarShahDC: Solar Freakin' Reservoirs: Kill Algae, power the country #PutSolarOnIt
Good piece on the future of housing - like the distant past. / "higher density with shared amenities"
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