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I’m the webmaster for this initiative. Any ideas out there? Things that… …THE NEED TO CHANGE. We have talent, but always need focus and commitment… Projects | écoHACK MTL 2013.

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Wikihouse’s Alastair Parvin on how to build your own house | TED Blog

Cooooooooooooool…. http://www.wikihouse.cc/ and http://www.wikihouse.cc/guide “The idea is to make it possible for anyone to go online and access a freely shared library of 3D models which they can download and adapt in Sketchup,” he says in today’s talk. “Almost at

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How I Taught Myself to Code in Eight Weeks

Nice overview: How I Taught Myself to Code in Eight Weeks.

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DataKind

Interesting data project: Home | DataKind.

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Epigenetics 101

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Gut punch: Monsanto could be destroying your microbiome | Grist

Go Monsanto… …we may be dousing our interior landscapes with a potent and effective intestinal flora herbicide. Oopsie. Researchers are only now beginning to explore this idea. There is new research out of Germany that establishes that glyphosate kills many

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TEDxMontréal / Jonathan Brun: Time to upgrade our democracy

Open data forever! TEDxMontréal / Jonathan Brun: Time to upgrade our democracy.

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Bottoms Up Beer

Had to pause The National to figure out WTF I just saw. It was this: Bottoms Up Beer -Home.

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Allan Savory: How to fight desertification and reverse climate change

I remember seeing someone at the UN talk about “analogous ecology”… this is pretty close… Allan Savory: How to fight desertification and reverse climate change

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Marcin Jakubowski

Marcin Jakubowski

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  • Five days in June on a budget June 19, 2017
    Enjoyed my stay in Quebec last week. My favorite restaurant was Cafe du Monde in Quebec City. Other favorites were Cafe Terrasse Chez Catherine for ice cream and Cafe 1880 for coffee, both in Montreal. I appreciated the rec above for a Lancaster perch sandwich. We stopped at Bourdeau's in Lancaster for the famous sandwich […]
  • Atwater Market for tourist? June 19, 2017
    The Protestants didn't tend to have it any easier in terms of food culture. I'll let our Jewish, Muslim, Hindu etc friends speak for themselves. Ramadam karim to our Muslim friends.
  • Montreal vs Toronto June 16, 2017
    I only get to London for a few days every year or so. The last good dinner I had, last May, was a traditional English meal at Rules,which was recommended to me by Harters . To me, the restaurantlooked like a bit of a tourist trap, and the service was soso, but we enjoyed the […]
  • Favorites at Au Pied de Cochon? June 15, 2017
    I will definitely do so. Thank you for the tip! Hope they have a good tinned sardine selection...do you know if Rodel is available in Montreal?
  • Montreal Chinese Butter-Roll (butta-lo) recipe June 15, 2017
    Thank you ChaSiuBa0 (love the handle!), will def try this. Can't find anyone in Mtl Chinatown bakeries to share the original butta-lo recipes ?!
  • Montreal style pizza June 15, 2017
    Well this is an old post but as of today, the best Montreal-Style Pizza is definitely at Pronto on Mount-Royal Avenue
  • Zhao Ravioli Dumplings (ex Trilogie spot) June 15, 2017
    Zhao ravioli dumplings 8521 St Laurent Blvd, Montreal, QC H2P 2M9 Was in the neighborhood so why not. If you don't take a chance you'll never know. In my head I was minded and knew it wouldn't be as good as Trilogie but I was pleasantly surprised by my chicken and shiitake mushroom boiled dumplings. […]
  • Openings and Closings: April, May, June 2017 June 14, 2017
    Well I wasn't expecting Qing Hua quality but I'd be happy if it's at least similar to Yi Pin Xiang (in VSL).
  • Le Serpent, Le Filet, or Club Chasse et Peche? Lemeac or L'Express? June 14, 2017
    No real reason to recommend Le Filet over Le Serpent - one is better for seafood, the other for pasta, both are very good, so you can't go wrong whichever one you pick.
  • Montreal Trip Report: Feb 23-27, 2017 June 14, 2017
    That gives me hope. I'll start checking the site daily. Thanks!