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Drought’s Selfie Stick: Looking back to look forward

Whoosh. The metal rod came out of thin air. He attached it to his phone and telescoped the phone out to take a picture of himself. As I was laughing to myself, an older gentleman behind me taps me on my shoulder and asked “What the hell is that?” A selfie stick. Yes, it was […]

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3 Bridge Building Online Tools

Did I save that file to Dropbox?  No, I think I used Evernote? Just like everyone, some of my data is on different mountaintops. It seems every volunteer organization uses different services as their online basecamp. Creating bridges between some of these online services is getting more important. This week I thought I would share three that I use on […]

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Say Hello to Rain

What would your monument to rain look like? I think of a rubberized coated concrete interactive map the size of a basketball court. The height of the concrete would show the average precipitation in the US in three dimensions. The highest rainfall points in … [Read More...]


What we can learn from SPARS? Huh?

Well, Hello. Where were you the last ten years? The sound coming from the speakers was like an old friend you had not talked to in years, but in an instant you could carry a conversation. Somewhere, I lost this sonic friend between the white earbuds, the … [Read More...]

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What No One Tells Us About Our Online Future

Who is not busy these days? I was “busy” and did not have time to deal with an email notifying me that a file had been changed on my blog. This was a mistake. By the time I tried to login to Watercrunch I was locked out with no keys. I had to brush up on my … [Read More...]