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Project: Hyderabad Waste Management Project

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Here is an example of managing hazardous waste in Hyderabad, India. The project is assisted by the Australian Agency For International Development or AusAid. (Reference: http://www.earthsystems.au)

Project: Hyderabad Waste Management Project

CLIENT: AusAID, the Australian Agency for International Development, manages the Australian Government’s
official overseas aid program.

LOCATION: Hyderabad is the capital city of the State of Andhra Pradesh and a major industrial centre in southern India. It is India’s fifth largest city having a population of over 4 million people.

With a population of 914 million people (1994), India is the second most populous nation in the world after
China. Nearly one quarter of its population live in poverty.

BACKGROUND:

The Hyderabad Waste Management Project is a four year project funded by AusAID to improve the
management of industrial waste in that city.

The development of a central Facility for the Treatment, Storage and Disposal of…

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Creative Routines

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“We all have the same 24 hours that Beyoncé has” and its various iterations took the web by storm in late 2013 as the megastar became the figurehead of not only having it all, but being able to somehow do it all too.

How do creatives – composers, painters, writers, scientists, philosophers – find the time to produce their opus? Mason Currey investigated the rigid Daily Rituals that hundreds of creatives practiced in order to carve out time, every day, to work their craft. Some kept to the same disciplined regimen for decades while others locked in patterns only while working on specific works.

Creative Routines Poster

There are enough data to visualize a portion of the hundreds of creative lifestyles. Click the poster to discover:
Gustave Flaubert
Ludwig Van Beethoven
W.A. Mozart
Thomas Mann
Sigmund Freud
Immanuel Kant
Maya Angelou
John Milton
Honore de Balzac
Victor Hugo
Charles Dickens
W.H. Auden
Charles Darwin

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An Inside Out portrait that delivers a message to drone operators

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jr_kpk_fullThis portrait of a girl tells a story larger than the massive piece of vinyl it is printed on. Unfurled in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region of Pakistan, “#NotABugSplat” was created by a collection of artists and activists, using TED Prize winner JR’s Inside Out campaign, to send a message to drone operators, who reportedly call their kills “bug splats” because they appear small and grainy on screen. The idea is to “create empathy and introspection amongst drone operators,” explains the project website.

Below, an image JR posted about this Inside Out project via Instagram:

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