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Urban Forests: Restoring Nature Through the Miyawaki Method of Afforestation
Urban Forests: Restoring Nature Through the Miyawaki Method of Afforestation
The Miyawaki method is an innovative approach to planting forests garnering global attention as a quick way to “greenify” cities. Its imitation of natural processes to create diverse woodland ecosystems makes it possible to reestablish native stands in a span of just a few decades. A student of plant ecologist Miyawaki Akira, the developer of the technique, explains the approach and talks about the importance of fostering urban forests.
·nippon.com·
Urban Forests: Restoring Nature Through the Miyawaki Method of Afforestation
How to interview: Some pointers towards better hiring
How to interview: Some pointers towards better hiring
Photo by Christina Morillo on Pexels.com(A placeholder) Interviews are an inherent part of the job-seeker. The board/panel wants to know if the candidate “fits” in their requirements. W…
·radoncnotes.com·
How to interview: Some pointers towards better hiring
Long-term Building in Japan
Long-term Building in Japan
It is striking that this part of Japan houses two sets of structures, both of nearly equal age, and both made of largely ephemeral materials that have lasted over 14 centuries through totally different mechanisms and religions.
·longnow.org·
Long-term Building in Japan
Collections: When is a ‘Tank’ Not a Tank?
Collections: When is a ‘Tank’ Not a Tank?
This week we’re going to look at everyone’s favorite kind of armored fighting vehicle, the tank. In part this is a response to my frustration – one shared by, it seems, quite a fe…
·acoup.blog·
Collections: When is a ‘Tank’ Not a Tank?
With Jio’s winds in its sails, HFCL charts course for Telecom 2.0 - The Ken
With Jio’s winds in its sails, HFCL charts course for Telecom 2.0 - The Ken
For years, HFCL was content to simply focus on manufacturing and rolling out optic fibre cables. Today, however, the 35-year-old company is girding up to test the dominance of global telecoms vendors in India. A little bit of Cisco, a teeny bit of Nokia, a touch of Arista, Mist, and their ilk is what HFCL...
·the-ken.com·
With Jio’s winds in its sails, HFCL charts course for Telecom 2.0 - The Ken
Against All Applications
Against All Applications
Imagining better ways of picking people
·experimentalhistory.substack.com·
Against All Applications
The X-Ray Tech That Reveals Chip Designs
The X-Ray Tech That Reveals Chip Designs
When you’re baking a cake, it’s hard to know when the inside is in the state you want it to be. The same is true—with much higher stakes—for microelectronic chips: How can engineers confirm that what’s inside has truly met the intent of the designers? How can a semiconductor design company tell wh
·spectrum.ieee.org·
The X-Ray Tech That Reveals Chip Designs
What is Pre-Code Hollywood?
What is Pre-Code Hollywood?
What is pre-Code Hollywood? The quickest definition is this: “pre-Code” refers to an era in motion pictures from the arrival of sound (aka ‘talkies’) in 1927 to the mandator…
·pre-code.com·
What is Pre-Code Hollywood?
Investing in Innovation
Investing in Innovation
We build "innovation investing" strategies using AI on centuries of patent data.
·sparklinecapital.com·
Investing in Innovation
Conservatism in science
Conservatism in science
Listen now (23 min) | Some of the forces blocking really new ideas in science
·mattsclancy.substack.com·
Conservatism in science
Rocket Engine Cycles
Rocket Engine Cycles
This article discusses different types of rocket engine cycles, from pressure-fed through gas generator, to full-flow staged combustion.
·everydayastronaut.com·
Rocket Engine Cycles
Narrative Distillation - kwokchain
Narrative Distillation - kwokchain
The shifting sands of tech IPOs If the IPO process is like a debutante ball, the top investment banks are akin to a finishing school. They help gussy up companies, teach them proper manners like how to do GAAP accounting, and bring them around to call on prospective investors and eventually debut to society. This … Continue reading Narrative Distillation →
·kwokchain.com·
Narrative Distillation - kwokchain