Long time correspondent Ken Karakotsios has posted an excellent case study for the use of his Footprint USA App. (Free now for a limited time) I mentioned it previously and have been exploring its visualization capabilities. I have been an industrial simulation practitioner for a long time, and it is good to see the application of these methods and their mobile delivery. The App is a great place to get an understanding of what can be done with this technology to drive simulation from complex data. He has made a number of good updates to the tablet App since its release. Here is his introduction, follow the blog for updates to the journey:
" ... Each year the Worldwatch Institute publishes a State of the World, which is a collection of articles by different authors. This year's version, State of the World 2013: Is Sustainability Still Possible?, has some fascinating and enlightening articles. This is a first in a series of blog posts relating ways in which you can use Footprint USA to further explore some of the ideas discussed in the State of the World ... "