Paul Hawken and the team at Project Drawdown have developed the most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming, a feat which Hawken said was easy, because "no one had ever proposed a plan before."
Johnson's take on the Bay Area highlights the impetus behind What's Now: San Francisco—bringing together innovative people from different sectors to participate in dialogue and exchange ideas. At our most recent event, Steven Johnson talked through ideas from the book that he's currently working on about long-term decision-making, and sought...
On the night before Donald Trump's inauguration, Jen Pahlka and Tim O'Reilly headlined our seventh What's Now: San Francisco event. At a time when many Bay Area residents are worried about the undoing of President Obama's legacy, Jen and Tim emphasized the importance of public service divorced from politics.
If the election of Donald Trump to the highest office in the land doesn't serve as "shock therapy", in the words of one our participants, for the progressive movement and the Democratic Party, what will? A little more than a month after the election, Democrats still coming to grips with...
Almost seven trillion gallons of rain fell between August 8th and 14th in Louisiana, impacting more than 60,000 local homes. After the flooding, Hurricane Katrina survivor Stephanie and her husband opened up their New Orleans house to a family whose home was destroyed in the flood.
One week after the 2016 presidential election, Lieutenant Governor of California Gavin Newsom discussed the empathy and inclusion that's missing from the tech equation, and the ways in which California will continue to forge ahead in its progressive agenda.
The opposite of play isn't work, it's depression, according to world-renowned game designer Jane McGonigal, who's referencing the work of pioneering psychologist Brian Sutton-Smith. Sutton-Smith studied the psychology of play for five decades.