Graphic: Embedded Intelligence — Adding Open Source Everything (Engineering Intelligence), True Cost Economics (Supply Intelligence) and Holistic Analytics (Demand Intelligence)

Enhanced Graphic:

Click on Image to Enlarge

Click on Image to Enlarge

Source: Robert David Steele

Continue reading

Graphic: Energy Poverty (and Sensibility)

Click on Image to Enlarge

Click on Image to Enlarge

This snapshot of the world at night, stitched together with photos from NASA, contrasts with the little access to electricity in Africa compared to the global north. Energy poverty translates to poor health care, stifled economic growth, toxic fumes, limited or no education, and lack of safety.

Phi Beta Iota: As with water, the absence of use can also represent sensibility — most of the energy use shown here is waste.

Source

Graphic: World Water Risk 2014

Click on Image to Enlarge

Click on Image to Enlarge

QUOTE: When we say we have a global water crisis, we mean it. The World Resource Institute use a mapping tool called Aqueduct to help companies, investors, governments, and the public understand the global water stress and risks. Notice the similarities with the previous map now? You should. While there is opportunity for agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa, Northern Africa and parts of Southern Africa face high risk of water scarcity.

Source