Entries by joelpinkston

Understanding Our Place In The World

Check out these interactive maps from Our World In Data, you can play with the timeline to see how things have changed over time. Thanks to Effective Altruism for sending this out in their newsletter. Our place in the world Regardless of where you are in America or the developed world – and regardless of how […]

Climate Change Is Real, So Let’s Act Like It

We all know about climate change. But most of the time it feels like more of a concept than reality. Today I came across an interview with Joe Romm, author of Climate Change: What Everyone Needs to Know and the blog Climate Progress. He did a good job giving a comprehensive overview of the tangible effects of […]

Sexy Problems

Solvable problems in other countries are attractive because we can easily see and measure the impact of our contributions. Oh yeah, and they also make us look pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty… pretty good (see below). As social entrepreneurs, it is important for us to create a story with our giving that our customers can quickly […]