Search Results for: appropriate technology

Sanitation technology and the disabled

This is too important for just a Tumblr note. Appropriate technology, especially when it comes to clean water and toilet systems, cannot be emphasized enough. It also takes forethought and the ability to put one’s self into another’s position. To … Continue reading

Do it yourself machine shop

In case you hadn’t seen this on the other site, I urge those readers interested in recycling, appropriate technology, and self-sufficiency to take a look. Be sure to read the first comment. Truck-parts-based machine shop http://ykalaska.wordpress.com/2007/03/26/truck-parts-based-machine-shop/ old cars, trucks, sno-gos … Continue reading

Public involvement how-to readings

I don’t use the term “stakeholders” because of my experience with the US Department of Energy. Too often when an institution or agency speaks about “stakeholders” they mean they hold the stake while the community gets stucked. I am after … Continue reading

Biocultural Dimensions of Environment and Health

Bumsted, M. Pamela, Karen S. Young, and Leon H. Tafoya 1994 Biocultural Dimensions of Health and Environment. In John S. Andrews, Howard Frumkin, Barry L. Johnson, Myron A. Mehlman, Charles Xintaras, and Jeanne A. Bucsela, eds. Hazardous Waste and Public … Continue reading

My Skills identified by Alaska’s Job Center

The State of Alaska has a new system that identifies skills. Mine include the following. But really, anyone who has been a graduate teaching assistant has had to gain a lot of these skills; anyone who has had to write … Continue reading