Archive for May, 2010
A work-in-progress of the Grocery project is showing at Art-A-Whirl May 14-16.
The installation will display a prototype of a system to trace the origins of grocery purchases at the point-of-sale.
In Development: And in-store tracking system that will map a customer’s produce, meat and dairy purchases. An accompanying online portal will allow deeper browsing into the background of the product’s origin.
An Earth Day Campaign by online service yousendit.com calculates the savings of using digital file sharing vs. printing, burning CDs and shipping.
Though a bit of a stretch to calculate environmental impacts in this fashion, it’s always good to see dynamically-calculated details on your own impacts (and those of all users of a service).