Takeshi Yamasaki quit his job at Goldman Sachs because, in his words “it was about buying at a low price and selling at a high price, and that’s it.” Find out why he took a gamble to make investments that are good for society, not just for investor’s bank accounts.
“A 3,000-kilo SUV traveling 55kph beside a 10-kilo bicycle traveling 15kph? Are you Americans fucking nuts?” Take a look with us, at the current misgivings of the U.S. bicycle infrastructure, and how it can be fixed.
Americans eat enough excess food in a single year to provide power to 7.95 Billion households, or enough to power every house in the U.S. For about 70 years. How do we harness the power of the American belly?
A hand-picked cast of artists, curators, and technology tycoons form an initial working group for Silicon Valley’s ZERO1 Garage, with a goal to create a place where art and technology can ‘get it on’ in the garage. Find out how Silicon Valley plans to solve the world’s problems using art, science, technology and business.
Columnist Raymond Yeung examines how corruption, bureaucracy, and diversity have come together to form today’s Empire State, answering the question: how did the shiny star of capitalism come to this?
A community of artisans form a small pueblo, using their skills in woodcarving painting to produce beautiful “alebrijes” sculptures, but it’s their conservation efforts that set them apart from the rest.
Raymond Yeung joins sociecity with the “Heads or Tails” column. His first whack reflects on the very idea of a coin toss, on randomness, and on how the very simple act of decision-making ties into our everyday lives.
The average person in the average city or town still has little opportunity to see what is really in their food, let alone where it comes from… in a market dictated by shiny marketing messages, how do we re-connect with our food sources?