Dr. Pyro wrote:Am I the only one out here who likes Burning Man just the way it is?
NO, you're not alone. Far from it.
actiongrl wrote:I've seen the list of what's actually coming to fruition under the Man. And indeed, there will be some donated alt-energy projects (yep, with the brands scraped off or covered up - a cool solar car prototype that was used in a land speed record, a couple of wind turbines, stuff like that) in the Pavilion. There will also be dozens of participant created projects having nothing to do with the "corporate" invitations. In fact, the number of the latter outweighs the former by several degrees.
I (really do) wonder if we'll be able to tell the difference between the two? What if we can't?
Chai Guy wrote:I (really do) wonder if we'll be able to tell the difference between the two? What if we can't?
Again, it begs the question:
"Why do it in the first place?"
LeChatNoir wrote:How would one be hindered from finding out how to adopt the technology?
Bob wrote:LeChatNoir wrote:How would one be hindered from finding out how to adopt the technology?
As with any tools, one usually wants to know what technology is good, and which is shit, which inevitably means choosing brands to buy or to avoid. How can you do this when brand names are verboten?
and the rest of you can't seem to comprehend how much commerce actually goes into making Burning Man happen.
Bob wrote:... and the rest of you can't seem to comprehend how much commerce actually goes into making Burning Man happen.
deviceone wrote:...I feel very odd and torn on this....I'm trying to break in to the wind power business on my own...I just may get a chance to network with some people...a major dream come true...
deviceone wrote:PS- I'm bringing one of my turbines out, and just as an extra special fuckyoucorporateassclowns, Ill be giving the design away to anyone that asks. Just bring a sheet of paper and some patience.
Teo del Fuego wrote:Archantael wrote:profit made off this $$$$ green $$$$ $howca$e pavilion.
tell me again, how is Marion making big bucks off this?
(Im not being sarcastic, btw.)
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