If you had exactly six words to describe your life, what would they be? That's the question I've been asking people across the world for more then six years at the personal storytelling community SMI...
To Warren Sarauer putting a solar electric system on his roof was a no-brainer but when some innovative electricity retailers in Alberta decided to offer almost double the going rate for his exported solar energy he was ecstatic. Sarauer is a big solar energy supporter - through his company Evergreen and Gold Renewable Energy he puts renewable energy systems into people's homes. But last year he tackled a project that would set an example for his clients, he built a net-zero office.
In short, everything that you thought the Internet wasn't about in a world of 140 character tweets, Facebook status updates and YouTube viral video sensations. These deep and rich treasure troves of content are also gaining mainstream attention, and it all seems to be drawing more and more energy towards podcasting: a medium that many have already written off.
I headed out to NYC to speak to the editor of Seventeen magazine about unrealistic photos of girls. So, Seventeen, I hope you understand what I'm saying. Photoshop hurts girls. We want to see pictures that look like us, in a magazine that's supposed to be for us.
Podcasts enable each and every one of us to become the eclectic, program directors of our own radio stations, and best of all, it's the cheapest way to learn that you can find.