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How to Prepare for an Urban Bike Commute – in the Real World
Great all-around how-to post covers the practicalities and emotions of [urban] bike commuting
cycling  commute  howto  experiential  value  proposition  emotion  bullsi  17bern  altrans 
january 2018
The Precarious Generation | The Nation
Yes, much hand-wringing over millennial self-serving: “This is not generational conflict, but rather class war“
millennial  genx  boomer  generation  capitalism  higher  education  critique  debunk  Q1  2018  book  review  job  worker  inequality  system  elite  government  debt  status  quo  society  economy  exploitation 
january 2018
Good Food Project | Home
No-meat healthy cooking project helps unhealthy people lose weight, recover from disease: "Death in America is largely a foodborne illness"
food  health  cooking  initiative  newyork  nonprofit  vegetarian  vegan  disease  cancer  diabetes  empowerment 
january 2018
Feng Shui Colors: Find Out the Meaning of Colors and use them for your Success
Feng shui perspective in an interior design context: archetypical significance of colors + links to longer discussions of each color
color  interpretation  meaning  significance  communication  tool  fengshui  house  interior  design  reference 
january 2018
Understand The 7 Chakra Colors And What They Mean
Perspective from yoga/India: archetypical significance of colors and correspondence with chakras
color  interpretation  meaning  significance  communication  tool  chakra  india  gem  healing  aura  yoga 
january 2018
Color Wheel Pro: Color Meaning
General background on archetypical significance of colors; cites no sources, though
color  interpretation  meaning  significance  communication  tool 
january 2018
Chicago, Once A Bikeshare Innovator, Squeamish About The Next Level
Dockless/smartphone #bike #sharing in #chicago? How it might affect @divvychicago
cycling  altrans  startup  bike  sharing  model  smartphone  dock  uber 
january 2018
How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act impacts freelancers
Simple explanation: how the new USA tax law affects self-employed, freelance and gig workers
tax  2018  q1  law  list  freelance  self  Employment  gig  business 
january 2018
Get Women Cycling
Cycling support group for women #nyc
women  cycling  group  18dtt  altrans  Newyorkcity  17bern 
january 2018
51 Beginner Cycling Tips From Experienced Cyclists | Yellow Jersey
Superb list of how-to tips for "beginner" cyclists (but contributors really into it so it's relative)
cycling  howto  tips  17bern  bullsi  road  reference  commute  buy  bicycle  equipment  lock  training  18dtt 
january 2018
A Real 'Very Stable Genius' Doesn't Call Himself One - The Atlantic
Reporting on how very smart or genius people act, contrast w Dunning-Kruger effect
q1  2018  trump  interview  anecdote  journalist  story  stevejobs  genius  dunningkruger  psychology  usa  executive 
january 2018
Chicago | Enterprise Community Partners
National org with Chicago office: promotes various development projects in underprivileged neighborhoods
chicago  community  economy  development  underprivileged  realestate  transit  sustainability  housing  health  elderly  loan  investor  organization 
january 2018
Elevated Chicago – The Chicago Community Trust
Partnership to unlock economic potential of el stations in underprivileged Chicago neighborhoods
chicago  community  development  partnership  transit  station  economy  underprivileged  equality  drivetotrust  organization  program 
january 2018
SPARCC
Partnership to unlock economic potential of el stations in underprivileged Chicago neighborhoods
chicago  community  development  partnership  transit  station  economy  underprivileged  equality  drivetotrust 
january 2018
Why Do We Need to Sleep? - The Atlantic
Research into the mystery and universality of sleep: why do all animals indulge in such a useless practice? don’t know, I’ll sleep on it ;^)
neurneurology  brain  animal  sleep  science  research  japan  institute  study  neuron  synapse  speculation 
january 2018
Is There Something Neurologically Wrong With Donald Trump? - The Atlantic
Sifting thru data that may suggest that Trump has a neuro disorder: should presidents, as ages increase, be evaluated for mental fitness? interesting history of the concept
psychiatry  trump  alzheimers  neurology  debunk  speculation  reagan  roosevelt  fitness  usa  government  executive  nuclear  comparison  speech  analysis  disease  carter  president  expert  panel 
january 2018
Ex-con launches startup aimed at inmates - Sep. 17, 2014
Inmates who maintain contact w their families have far lower recidivism rates; startup helps maintain contact
prison  recidivism  startup  family  Statistics  inmate  founder  mobile  postal  mail  photo  search  database  customer 
january 2018
Edovo | Education Over Obstacles
Education platform enables inmates to learn and earn rewards
startup  chicago  prison  jail  education  platform  application  tablet  drivetotrust  recidivism 
january 2018
Elevate Your Home's Efficiency w a free retrofit - Elevate Energy
Helps homeowners in underprivileged neighborhoods to upgrade their building's energy efficiency
realestate  drivetotrust  organization  program  energy  power  utility  retrofit  savings  upgrade 
january 2018
Center for Neighborhood Technology
Improves Chicago's livability: upgrade built envt, transit, walkability, real estate development, public spaces...
chicago  economy  development  organization  agency  transit  urbanism  planning  research  architecture  policy  advocacy  housing  environment  wastewater  walkability  drivetotrust 
january 2018
Why the Bomb Cyclone Hitting the East Coast Is So Unusual | WIRED
Useful facts about Nor’easter storms (“bombs”), how they work, what they do
climate  change  Q1  2018  storm  meteorology  science  new  england  usa  analysis  speculation 
january 2018
CyclingTips
Reviews for apparel and equipment + lifestyle
cycling  apparel  lifestyle  equipment  ecommerce 
january 2018
Commentary: As cyclists, this is what we're up against | CyclingTips
Grisly commentary about anger between cyclists and auto drivers, fighting over roads
cycling  advocacy  losangeles  usa  safety  accident  car  example  pointofview  17bern 
january 2018
Smart Living by Bike | Momentum Mag
"Free guides" require email so their partners can spam you :~{ - and email link not immediate
cycling  magazine  blog  howto  marketing  product  review  guide  17bern 
january 2018
Medical Alley Association
Empowers healthcare/pharma/device startups in Twin Cities region
minnesota  minneapolis  healthcare  medical  advocacy  nonprofit  research  startup  VCs.angels 
january 2018
“Alexa, Why Hasn’t Amazon Made Earbuds Yet?”
Fascinating detail on complexity involved in hardware & software devt
hardware  software  development  amazon  apple  google  digital  concierge  assistant  Competition  mobile 
january 2018
Science Says Fitness Trackers Don't Work. Wear One Anyway | WIRED
Argues that fitness trackers’ poor track record ;^) due to studies’ use of old devices; app designs better plus more sensors make for better UX CX
fitness  tracker  wearable  study  workout  behavior  economics  application  design  research  motivation  example  Q4  2017  software  addiction  user  customer  experience 
december 2017
Millennials and Mental Health | NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness
[comment] Ending the stigma of talking about mental health + how to reduce #socialmedia impact on #anxiety
mental  health  illness  csrblogcomment  q4  2017  anxiety  millennial  peer  stigma  depression  family  social  media 
december 2017
10 Alternative Therapies for ADD & ADHD | Mark's Daily Apple
This makes a ton of sense and I'd totally consider if my kid had attention deficit issues: check it out!
ADD  ADHD  neurological  disorder  behavior  children  lifestyle  primal  insight  study  research  diet  exercise  nutrition  alternative  natural  treatment 
december 2017
Refeeding syndromes
Refeeding issues that can occur when breaking long fasts
fasting  reference  refeeding  food  malnutrition  starbation  comparison  symptom  paleo  primal 
december 2017
Founders' Stories — Chicago Founders TV
Brilliant interviews in which Pat Ryan takes us behind the scenes w founders of successful startups, both work and personal sides
chicago  hightech  story  ceo  founder  howto  experiential  video  interview  family  psychology 
december 2017
CTA Tattler
[inactive] Exposé style blog on CTA
transit  blog  chicago  urbanism  transport  social 
december 2017
Will Saturated Fat Kill Your Cells? | Mark's Daily Apple
How artificial lab studies don’t always relates to food IRL #paleo
paleo  debunk  study  Q4  2017  fat  omega3  omega6  diet  science 
december 2017
The True Cost of Car Ownership
Useful model calculates components of "total cost of ownership" for new, 5year old and 10year old cars
car  Automobile  cost  insurance  maintenance  gas  fuel  petrol  depreciation  model  finance  transport 
december 2017
(11) Black Girls Do Bike: CHICAGO
Women of color banding together and supporting each other in cycling
cycling  chicago  women  black  color  community  empowerment  facebook  17bern  organization 
december 2017
Chicago Zoning Board favors overdevelopment over green space - Greg Hinz - Crain's Chicago Business
Asks some excellent questions: How much density is good, and should zoning be changed, since there are so many exceptions?
chicago  realestate  zoning  lakeview  example  development  density  2017  q4 
december 2017
German intelligence unmasks alleged covert Chinese social media profiles
From the Duh Dept: this is pervasive; don’t connect w anyone you don’t know, and scrutinize profiles of those you know!
exposé  germany  china  social  network  linkedin  Q4  2017 
december 2017
The Hidden Dangers of Mindfulness – Jessica Davidson
Superb and useful post on potential side effects of meditation and dark nights
meditation  side  effect  howto  reference  yoga  hinduism  zen  buddhism  ego  dark  night  soul  psychology 
december 2017
Harvard Study Confirms Tibetan Monks Can Raise Body Temperature With Their Minds
Summarizes result of meditation, one of whose effects is increased body temperature
biofeedback  meditation  body  monk  tibet  temperature  mind  brain  study  harvard  india 
december 2017
Real Men Cook
Fathers day event has fathers cook for their communities
cooking  empowerment  chicago  charity  event  father  community  food 
december 2017
Our History - The Kitchen Community
Installs attractive school gardens, provides content & programs to teach kids about vegetables & fruit
garden  school  startup  education  children  food  empowerment  family  usa 
december 2017
Experimental Station
Hyde Park community/incubator aims to empower South Side communities with various cycling & food programs
hydepark  chicago  empowerment  cycling  children  family  food  market  farmer  incubator  business  model  mutualism  philosophy  community  sustainability 
december 2017
Our Story
Combats childhood obesity, focused on informing; doesn't feel experiential; holistic though
children  obesity  nonprofit  policy  community  education  school  food  exercise  lifestyle 
december 2017
School and Community Programs - Purple Asparagus Purple Asparagus
Exposes school children to new healthy foods at school.. doesn't teach cooking
food  children  empowerment  chicago  startup  nonprofit  education  school  program  sample  recipe 
december 2017
Implementation Partners | Cooking Matters
Cooking Matters programs available in Chicago thru partners
cooking  empowerment  food  chicago  program  partner  family  children  17dtt 
december 2017
Healthy Lifestyles Initiative | EverThrive Illinois
Community health empowerment agency includes Cooking Matters courses
food  health  empowerment  chicago  illinois  class  children  family  agency  nonprofit  17dtt  cooking 
december 2017
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