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‘Food Forests’ and Feeding the World in 2050

Excerpt from our post, “A step towards collaborative sustainability” written for a collaborative venture, a Helsinki-based start-up called Fajoya. You can find the article here. What are ‘Food Forests’? There are various ways a community can garner a status as a self-sufficient food producing unit. One such community-based collaboration can be in the form of developing…

Thermodynamics and Productivity: 3 ways the laws can be used in personal life

The 4 laws of thermodynamics describe how physical quantities like temperature, energy, pressure, and entropy (degree of randomness of a system) behave under various circumstances and forbid certain phenomena like perpetual motion. We can utilize these very laws to draw an analogy to real life cases and situations and how to deal with them for…

From Kitchen To The Supermarket: How To Be A Foodpreneur

There has been a boon in food entrepreneurs – or foodpreneurs – in recent years. And if you fancy yourself as handy in the kitchen, perhaps you have thought about joining their ranks. Of course, there is a big difference between recreating your great gran’s best pasta sauce recipe for a dinner party, and making…

Self reliance through Growing your own Food

This is the first post of a series I have planned to write on “Growing your own food and Urban Farming“. Well, as an introduction to the topic, I believe a few methods used around the world to increase crop yields is worth mentioning. These methods not only deal with increasing a household’s income, they also contribute enormously to…

The Smooth Transition Into Working From Home

Image source Fleeing the dog-eat-dog world of corporate business and starting your own business from home has become a more and more attractive proposition for millions. Think about everything that is bad about working in an office environment, and then think about how amazing it would be to work in a world where these-these negatives….

Urban Farming and Healthy Living #1

 This is a part of the “Urban Farming: Self Sustenance and Growing your own Food” series. After Self reliance through Growing your own Food and Tropical Fruits and the City as the first two articles of this series, let me just take this one to put up an introduction to what the policy makers and the…

Maximising Savings through Linear Programming

One of Warren Buffet’s Golden Rules about money was to ‘spend’ what is left after saving.   I thought I would dedicate a post regarding a mathematical method of optimising savings without having to curtail basic expenditure.     One of the ways to it can be done is a mathematical method known as ‘Linear…

Game Theory- Determining Strategic Behaviour

Strategies and their formulations possibly are the quickest of endeavours a human brain can devise. Strategies can happen against nature, against a being or in all, any non-constant program. Strategies are generally adopted only when there is an antithetic constraint acting against our make up. This gives a certain need to win against the oddities,…

Cost-Benefit Analysis and Decision Making

A visit to your local store is a dialectic war between your wants and necessities. Sometimes you go by fulfilling your necessities and giving up on wants or vice-versa. So all the ways summing up, your shopping experience mostly remains a huge composition of satisfaction and dissatisfaction. Cost-Benefit Analysis offers a great way to render…

Re-constructing basic economic measurements (Per Capita Innovation)

(Submitted by A.S. PRASHANTH) I have to consider why we are so in love with GDP. In one of my previous articles I did hint about the non-prevalence of certain factors to the needs of the real human being. Alright, lets set apart the GDP. Is the larger determinant of welfare, HDI (Human Development Index),…


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