Her favorite band drops a new album, Trang, an office worker, pre-ordered eight CDs. "Why that many?", you may ask. The reasons vary, but the roots of this excessive purchase lie between fans' support for their artists, problematic music charts and music labels’ sale tactics.
#FutureGeneration series: a talk with Lan Nguyen, researcher in environmental economics. We discuss the challenges for future generation from a researcher's perspective and her project in mangrove forests.
#FutureGeneration series: a talk with Olivier Dubray, a French external advisor at Bain & Company. We discuss the biggest challenges of future generations according to Olivier, from his experience of 37 years working on sustainability corporate strategies.
#FutureGeneration series: a talk with Duong Dang, a Hanoi-based activist. We'll discuss the biggest challenges of future generations according to Duong, and her projects in helping voice up the marginalized ethnic groups in Vietnam.
Once my friend asked what my "first five-year plan" was for this blog. I said, well, to keep it going for at least five years?
We'll discuss two reasons leading to an inherent inefficiency that is probably not solvable and not eliminable, but can only be alleviated.
We discussed the paradox of how spiritual individuals, devoted to higher Spirits and natural forces, can overlook the degradation of their surrounding environment in their daily life.
What would happen next once humanity reaches an Eden-like utopia on Earth? What about space exploration? Why is there a premise that these two visions are mutually exclusive? Why isn’t it be treated as one single vision of a future worth being excited over?
We had a talk with Duc Nguyen, Vietnamese vegetarian chef, writer and blogger, on vegetarian eating, the vegetarian cuisine scene in Vietnam, and how this diet has been a tradition for hundreds of years in Asia.