Human powered sound

During the Momentum Magazine Bike Style fashion show in San Francisco a couple of weekends ago, sound for the show was powered by these three people pedaling their bikes on “The Biker Bar.” Paul Freedman’s “Biker Bar” is a series of bikes mounted on rollers connected to a generator to provide 200 watts of clean … Continue reading Human powered sound

Low Tech Transportation

The Streetsblog Network and Seattle Transit tipped me off to a delightful resource: Low Tech Magazine (paradoxically published and probably made possible through the Internet, but never mind that). Their premise: Low-tech Magazine refuses to assume that every problem has a high-tech solution. A simple, sensible, but nevertheless controversial message; high-tech has become the idol … Continue reading Low Tech Transportation