The World on Paper

"[Individuals who break through by inventing a new paradigm are] almost always...either very young or very new to the field whose paradigm they change...These are the [men and women] who, being little committed to prior practice to the traditional rules of normal science, are particularly likely to see that those rules no longer define a playable game and to conceive another set that can replace them." - Thomas S Kuhn, The Structure of Scientific Revolution (1962)

Wednesday, June 06, 2007

Women in the industry and sustainability

"Females have excelled in sustainability because it was, until very recently, not a mainstream path to professional success--and therefore an area that those with [a presumably masculine] thirst for power and recognition avoided."

Read more: Green Design, Female Values


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