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How Google Glass Will Transform Healthcare [Slideshare]

"It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see." - Henry David Thoreau Whether or not by design, Google Glass is revolutionizing the healthcare world. As in fields like higher education , third-party application developers and users ... Huffington Post, 4 days ago
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Community commitment gives your business a stronger purpose

What is the use of a fine house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on? Henry David Thoreau, Letter to H.G.O. Blake, 1860. Thoreau's observation is even truer in our day, when technology brings the world to our desktops and ...
 Smart Business1 week ago Local poets to celebrate plaque honoring Thoreaus Milwaukee sleepover  Big News Network3 weeks ago Quote: Henry David Thoreau  Global Advisors3 weeks ago Art objects at Fruitlands Museum  Boston Globe1 month ago
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College move-in day: What would Henry David Thoreau say?

As a daughter settles into her LSU dorm room, a father realizes that college dorm life today, with its matching accessories and designer coffee machines, buries the valued lessons of simplicity espoused by scholars like Thoreau. Stephanie Seibert, a ...
 Christian Science Monitor1 month ago
Albuquerque Journal

Civil disobedience for the climate

at 12:02 am Unjust laws exist. So wrote Henry David Thoreau in his 1849 essay, On the Duty of Civil Disobedience. The naturalist and pacifist asked, Shall we be content to obey them, or shall we endeavor to amend them, and obey them until we have ...
 Albuquerque Journal1 month ago The Climate Marches On  Common Dreams1 month ago
Huffington Post

From Walden Pond to Wilderness: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act and the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act

"...in Wildness is the preservation of the World." Henry David Thoreau's famous line was not published until a month after his death in 1862 in the essay " Walking ." Thoreau spent much of the last decade of his life proclaiming the importance of ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago 10 Reasons The Wilderness Act Was One Of The Best Ideas Ever  Huffington Post1 month ago HindsightHow New Englanders invented the wilderness  Boston Globe1 month ago

#TravelTuesday Pic: Name this Massachusetts Pond

Do you recognize this Massachusetts pond? It is linked to author Henry David Thoreau. Can you name the pond, the town where it is located, or both? Check back in with us tomorrow and well reveal the answer. - Continue Reading Below Get ...
 Boston.com1 month ago

Why You Should Go For a Net-Zero Home

A large home builder pledges to go all-net zero by 2015 American poet, philosopher and naturalist Henry David Thoreau once wrote "What is the use of a house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on?" A net-zero home reimagines the ...
 Huffington Post Canada2 months ago

Rivers run through history -- and fall scenery -- in New Hampshire

When Henry David Thoreau recounted his 1839 Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers of New Hampshire, 175 years ago, he was far from the first to enjoy the perspective that life on the river brings to its shores. Yet Thoreau's riverside campsite in ...
 Examiner.com1 month ago River of inspiration The Merrimack drew Thoreau 175 years ago as it draws us today  Big News Network1 month ago

When it comes to social customer service, most companies are hacks

Henry David Thoreau observed: For every thousand hacking at the leaves of evil, there is one striking at the root. I thought about how this quote applies to many companies social media strategy. These companies are breathlessly hacking at the ...
 CRM Guru1 month ago Almanac: Thoreau on the dangers of doing good  Arts Journal1 month ago

Natural soundscapes may become 'digital fossils' of the future

Sounds are integral to Henry David Thoreau's "Walden," the book about two years he spent living in a cabin in the woods near Walden Pond in Massachusetts in 1846-47 - the wind blowing through the rushes, the rumbling of the ice melting in the ...
 PhysOrg.com1 month ago Natural Soundscapes May Become Digital Fossils  Laboratory Equipment1 month ago
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