Archives for September 14, 2014

House of Tomorrow: Targeting Behavior Change Requires Move Away from Declarative Knowledge

If you hang out in the dun­geons and attics of the Trans­for­ma­tion Blue­prints like I do, one of the omnipresent con­fes­sions that is cru­cial, but not mak­ing it into the pub­lic domain YET, is that class­room activ­i­ties and expe­ri­ences are now “aims-based” or “goal-direc­t­ed,” not “sub­­­ject-mat­ter based.” His­to­ry, math, lit­er­a­ture, or sci­ence course names still […]

The Dark Side of Sustainable Development and the Regional One Bay Area Plan

Over the past few years, I and many oth­ers in the San Fran­cis­co Bay Area have been fight­ing against a plan that seeks to social­ly re-engi­neer our lives: the One Bay Area Plan. Over the next 25 to 30 years it will trans­form the lives of over 9 mil­lion peo­ple in 9 coun­ties by creating […]