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John Robb
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Attended US Air Force Academy
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Spot on Scott!  I removed it.  It tends to crowd out productive plants in the late season.  I can see why..  The leaves are huge!
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Wheelchair parade.  The future of everywhere.
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IS THIS OLD PEOPLES HOME
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The problem is that everywhere I see fablabs, hackerspaces, makerspaces I don't really see an economic platform. The economic benefits come as a secondary effect. What I hear is: build it, have people come acquire new skills, collaborate, and somehow something will translate into local economic growth. Yes, OK, but how? Usually people take their ideas and bring them to the market in a classical way. This is fine for the local economy, but we are still playing the same old game that got us into this mess. I still don't see people acting outside of the box when it comes to production and exchange of value. Fine, these new spaces give us something new when it comes to local innovation, but what about the other part... In my opinion SENSORICA is offering the complete model. We are an open lab that acts as a makerspace but we also offer a platform for production and distribution that remains p2p, i.e. that departs from classical models. 
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Writing and Researching Resilientcommunities.com
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  • Resilient Communities
    Founder/Head Coach, present
  • USAF
    PIlot/Captain
  • Forrester Research
    Senior Analyst, First Internet Analyst
  • Gomez
    Founder/President/COO
  • Hubcast
    CTO/CPO
  • UserLand Software
    CEO
  • Neoplat
    Founder
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Boston - Sanford, NC - Starnberg Germany - Colorado Springs CO - Little Rock Arkansas
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Building resilience. One page at a time.
Introduction

I'm John Robb.  I run resilientcommunities.com  

I'm an author, a serial entrepreneur, a technology analyst, a conflict theorist, and a former USAF pilot in Tier 1 special operations. 

I'm currently the editor and owner of Resilient Communities.  A newsletter that helps people live healthier, fuller, safer, and more abundant lives. 

Bragging rights
Lived a good life so far. Built a great family. Helped make the world a bit safer while I was in Tier One Spec ops. Helped launch blogging/social software at UserLand. Founded a company that employed hundreds and sold for $295 million. I was the first professional Internet analyst.
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  • US Air Force Academy
    Astronautical Engineering, 1985
  • Yale School of Management
    MPPM, 1995
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