Global Now / Week 7

Reuse against the Recession

Section: Cope Global Now: Abstract Headline: Reusable diapers buffer against Spanish recession Date: 10/11/2012 Source: CNN Abstract: While the topics of this week are focused on re-appropriation and reusability, from the naval urban lands of urban outfitters to a cradle to cradle philosophy of returning or reusing both biological and technological nutrients, I bring you the story of a … Continue reading

Global Now / Week 6

Star-Up Speed Dating

Section: Cope Global Now: Abstract Headline: Japans New Tech Generation Date: 10/03/2012 Source: The New York TImes     Abstract: Focusing on this weeks reading by Arjun Appadurai, especially on page 37, narrowing down to the idea of how certain cultural tendencies have multiple effects on an economical and social level, highlighting certain stereotyplical ideals of the … Continue reading