The case for taking disaster seriously

The case for taking disaster seriously

Major disasters are becoming more frequent, and are impacting more people. Recently, Amy Feldman of All Good Work challenged me for this vague and unsupported statement. That sent me on an industrious search for clear reliable evidence, and through a rabbit warren of...
Another earthquake strikes Palo Alto!

Another earthquake strikes Palo Alto!

On Nov 11, 2017, a major earthquake struck Ross Ct in Palo Alto CA. Here’s the full report. 21 residents, 3 dogs, and 4 cats smelled gas leaks, watched a transformer fizzle and spark, and were without water and power for several days. Afterward, they were joined...

Wow! Spontaneous leadership in the flesh!

The good news is that people really do take up leadership spontaneously. The bad news is that spontaneous leadership is still newsworthy. Nonetheless, we thank everyone who stepped up when it was needed, including Zachary Dearing in Rockport Texas: Read the full...