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Annotated alphabetical list of publications
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"Female and Consciousness in Myth and Reality", in Women: A Journal of Liberation, Volume 1, Number 1.
Pollard, Robert.

1969.09
Baltimore, MD


"Information Ecology" in Towards Earth Summit II: NGO Recommendations for Actions and Commitments at Earth Summit II
Information Ecology Caucus, NGO Steering Committee to the UN Commission on Sustainable Development.

1997.04
New York, NY
A call for a major commitment to analyze and explore the opportunities and implications of the rapidly evolving "information and communication ecosystem" and to identify critical information ecology issues relating to sustainability; also a call for the design and establishment of, and support for participatory enabling environments within which information and communications technologies, systems and processes - including traditional and non-electronic forms - can facilitate a transition to more open, equitable and sustainable communities and society.
  • habitat.igc.org/csdngo/1997/ie.htm

  • A Castle Retreat: CCC/UN Communication & Decision-Making Project
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2002.07
    Ossining, NY
    A set of two slide shows: one of the participants in a retreat for the CCC/UN Communication & Decision-Making Project at Beth Lamont's Castle in Ossining, NY; the second slide show offers images from a brief walk aroud the castle, and in the castle grounds.
  • habitat.igc.org/cdmp/rp01.htm

  • A Journey of Light, Reconciliation and Peace
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2001.12
    New York, NY
    Interfaith journey invoking light, reconciliation and peace in response to the World Trade Center bombings of September 11 and the aftermath of the bombings. The journey is a series of eight brief passages: Queries on Opneing to the Light; Twin Beacons of Light; Twin Light and Colour Cubes; Tsited Pairs of Cubes; Oh Say Can You See By the One Light in All; Reconciliation in Primary Colours; Reconciliation in 16 Colour Palettes; and The Great Invocation.
  • habitat.igc.org/reconcile

  • Access, Participate and Participation in Agenda 21
    Pollard, Robert (designer), Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2002.02
    New York, NY
    A systematic hypertext-based compilation and organization of all references in Agenda 21 to the words: access, participate and participation. The set of 37 web pages were generated from the TREATIES database using a web-page generating report allowing the selection of any three words of phrases.
  • habitat.igc.org/agenda21/app.htm

  • Affidavit #1 in Support of an Order to Show Cause to Vacate Judgement and to Restore to the Calendar
    Doe, John (Pollard, Robert).

    2000.06


    Affidavit #2 in Support of an Order to Show Cause to Vacate Judgement and to Restore to the Calendar
    Pollard, Robert ("John DOe").

    2000.08
    Brooklyn, NY
    Affidavit providing an overview of the grounds for the judge to vacate a Stipulation of Settlement that had been entered into without the jurisdiction of the Court and that had failed to provide reasonable due process.
  • habitat.igc.org/housing-court-of-kings/70826/00/affidavit-2000.08.17.pdf

  • Affidavit #3 in Support of an Order to Show Cause to Vacate Judgement and to Restore to the Calendar
    Doe, John (Pollard, Robert).

    2000.09
    Brooklyn, NY
    Affidavit filed in Rama and Manjula, a Corporation against Fye and Doe, Index No. 70826/00, in the Housing Part of the Civil Court of Kings Conuty, New York, summarizing arguments as to why the Court's Judgments, raising issues, inter alia, of jurisdictional and procedural errors, and the Court's failure to uphold 14th Amendment requirements to provide equal protection under the law.
  • habitat.igc.org/housing-court-of-kings/70826/00/affidavit-2000.09.07.pdf
  • housing-court-of-kings.net/70826/00/affidavit-2000.09.07.pdf

  • Agenda 21, Other UNCED Agreements and the NGO Alternative Treaties
    International Synergy Institute for International, National and Local Sustainable Development NGOs.

    1995.08
    New York, NY
    The first - and for a long time, the only - web-based version of Agenda 21 and the other agreements of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development - the Earth Summit - held in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992, including the NGO Alternative Treaties.
  • habitat.igc.org/agenda21

  • Alice in Cyberwonderland
    Doe, John, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2000.06
    Brooklyn, NY
    Not yet told in full, Alice in Cyberwonderland begins when Alice is exploring her new wireless notebook computer at her favourite spot in the woods, alongside the bank of a stream. Then a white rabbit dashes up to the screen, pauses to say to Alice, "I have to take this shortcut. Follow me!" - and Alice does ...

    Alternative Treaties Bulletin
    Pollard, Robert & Sutherland, Will (editors), Ideas for Tomorrow Today and International Synergy Institute.

    1992.11
    Millbrook, Beds, England
    Bulletin with news and reports on the implementation of the Alternative Treaties developed in Rio de Janeiro at the '92 Global Forum.

    Alternative Treaties: Synergistic Processes for Sustainable Communities and Global Responsibility
    Pollard, Robert, Ruth West & Will Sutherland (editors), Ideas for Tomorrow Today and International Synergy Institute.

    1993.01
    Millbrook, Beds, England
    An edited version of the alternative treaties developed by non-government organizations at the '92 Global Forum in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992. The edition incorporates an enhanced classification system that, inter alia, facilitated the incorporation of the treaties in a searchable full-text database and an expanded introduction to the alternative treaty process.
  • habitat.igc.org/treaties

  • Alternative Treaty-Making Process: Education in Sustainability and Global Responsibility (Pre-Publication edition)
    Pollard, Robert (editor), International Synergy Institute.

    1992.10
    Toronto, Ontario
    A compilation of the Alternative Treaties developed by non-government organizations at the '92 Global Forum in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992. (An earlier version was published in September 1992)

    An Earthcare Interfaith Network: A proposal for preparing input into the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development
    Pollard, Robert, Friends in Global Networks.

    1989.08
    Baltimore, MD
    Proposal for organizing faith communities to focus attention on the preparations for the 1992 UNCED process, with special reference to the Justice Peace and Integrity of Creation (JPIC) process of the World Council of Churches.

    An Experiment Concerning the Transmission of Social Values: Master's Thesis
    Pollard, Robert, The Johns Hopkins University.

    1972.11
    Baltimore, MD
    Unpublished Master's Thesis. Methodology, research design and data analysis of an experiment designed to test a relationship between personality type and susceptibility to change in values.

    Applying Information and Communication Technology for Sustainability
    Pollard, Robert, International Synergy Institute.

    1993.06
    New York, NY
    Intervention at the first session of the Commission on Sustainable Development recommending, inter alia, that procedures be adopted requesting all documents submitted to the Commission be also provided in electronic format.
  • habitat.igc.org/interven/csd-93.htm

  • Attendance Monitoring & Analysis Policy, Baltimore City
    Pollard, Robert, Administrative Analyst (editor), Baltimore City Jail.

    1984.05 - 1985.04
    Baltimore, MD
    Compiled and edited Policy and Procedure for City-wide attendance monitoring and analysis policy. Generated through a participatory management process, and through a series of revisions and reorganizations.

    Audiovisual Resident Orientation - Baltimore City Jail
    Pollard, Robert.

    1981.02
    Baltimore, MD
    Designed and developed audiovisual - sound-on-slide - orientation presentation that was shown to all City Jail residents on their arrival.

    Balance with Nature
    Pollard, Robert, Earthcare Interfaith Network.

    1989.11
    Los Angeles, CA
    Identification of an imbalance with nature as a central theme underlying the major global crises we face, and the need for a spiritual response. Testimony presented at the Globescope Pacific Assembly, Los Angeles, 1989.11
  • habitat.igc.org/values/balance.htm

  • Baltimore City Jail Policy & Procedures Manual
    Pollard, Robert, Administrative Analyst (editor), Baltimore City Jail.

    1982.06
    Baltimore, MD
    Compiled, edited, formatted, and produced - in WordPerfect 4.0 - a comprehensive 200-page policy and procedures manual for the Baltimore City Jail in response to requirements established by Maryland State law.

    Better Waverly News
    Pollard, Robert (editor), Better Waverly Community Organization.

    1986.01 - 1989.11
    Baltimore, MD
    Edited and "desk-top published" - in WordPerfect 5.0 - the Monthly Newsletter of the Better Waverly Community Organization. Maintenance of database of Better Waverly members, and of mailing addresses and ownership of houses in the Better Waverly community.

    Birth of the Rainbow Cubic Sine Waves
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2001.11
    New York, NY
    An exploration in connections between the Light and Colour Cubes and the colours of the rainbow, Rainbow Cubic Sine Waves represents a mapping of the colurs of the cubes onto a sine wave, in which the cycle of colours seems to evoke the colour sequence of the rainbow. The development of the Rainbow Cubic Sine Wave took place over two days very shortly on the birth of the Cubic Colour Wheel, reflecting an openness to softening the sharp edges of the Cubes, as well as to focus attention on some of the rhythmic and cyclical properties of the cubes.

    Boneyard News
    Pollard, Robert (staff advisor), Baltimore City Jail.

    1973.01 - 1981.05
    Baltimore, MD
    Inmate newsletter at Baltimore City Jail. Generally published monthly using "ditto" duplication.

    Bulletin de Liaison Interactif
    Liamine, Nathalie, Environment Liaison Centre International and International Synergy Institute.

    1992.03 - 1992.04
    New York, NY
    Four issues - one French-English, two English-French, and one French-Castellano - eighteen pages, using "Da Zi Bao" style processes.

    Citizens' Consultation on the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development: Conference Resources
    Pollard, Robert (compiled/edited/typeset), Citizens Alliance on UNCED.

    1990.10
    Washington, DC
    Compilation of information on UNCED, including brochure on the Citizens Alliance on UNCED (the proposed name of the U.S. Citizens Network before the consultation), proposed structure of the Alliance/Network, and directory of participants, generated from a DataPerfect database.

    Colour Equations / Faces of the Peace Cube
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1997.05
    New York, NY
    An early visual presentation of some of the basic colour equations between the additive (light) and subtractive (pigment) primary colours as expressed through the faces of the light and colour cubes.
  • habitat.igc.org/equations

  • Commission on Human Settlements - Sixteenth session
    Information Habitat: Where Information Lives, in partnership with United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat) and United Nations Development Programme.

    1997.02
    New York, NY
    Publication in html format of all available official documents - in English, Spanish and French - of the Sixteenth Session of the United Nations Commission for Human Settlements. The web-based publication was accompanied by dissemination of key documents and of the availability of all documents through an extensive network of electronic mailing lists.
  • www.undp.org/un/habitat/chs16

  • Commitments. Your Voice, Issue 10
    Robert Pollard, Editor, Parliament of the People.

    1993.09
    Chicago, IL
    Publication - as a special issue of Your Voice - of the personal commitments that were shared by participants - on Post-it notes in small group sessions - in the final session of the four-day Parliament of the People that was held in parallel to the Parliament of World Religions.
  • habitat.igc.org/your-voice/yv-10.pdf

  • Communication Protocols for Keeping Information Alive
    Pollard, Robert, Chair, Information Committee, U.S. Citizens Network on UNCED.

    1991.03
    Baltimore, MD
    Identification of formatting considerations that enhance clarity and readability when sending electronic mail and posting messages to online conferences.
  • habitat.igc.org/docs/protocol.htm

  • Communications & Information -- 1993 Global Forum
    Pollard, Robert, International Synergy Institute.

    1992.07
    Baltimore, MD
    Concept paper for an integrated communications and information strategy for a 1993 Global Forum that was to have been hosted by the UK Government.
  • habitat.igc.org/docs/ci-gf93.htm

  • Computer Communications & the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development: Alternative Technology for Communication and Participation by Non-government Organizations: A Concise Guide
    Goree, Langston James VI & Pollard, Robert, Institute of Pre-History, Anthropology and Ecology, and Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1990.08
    Nairobi and Baltimore
    A brief overview of UNCED-related computer communications, the Concise Guide was produced for the first PrepCom meeting, and widely distributed by the UNCED Secretariat and vie electronic conferences and electronic mail.
  • habitat.igc.org/docs/cc-unced.htm

  • Cubic Colour Wheels - Cycling in Peace
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2001.11
    New York, NY

  • tinyurl.com/osyw

  • Cubic Colour Wheels - On the Drawing Board
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2001.11
    New York, NY

  • tinyurl.com/osy1

  • Cubic Colour Wheels of Peace
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2001.11
    New York, NY

  • tinyurl.com/oszf

  • Cycles of the Peace Faces
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1998.08
    New York, NY

  • tinyurl.com/of3p

  • Da Zi Bao
    Pollard, Robert (Project director), International Synergy Institute.

    1992.06 - 1992.06
    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Fifty-eight issues of the Da Zi Bao interactive bulletin were published during the '92 Global Forum in Rio; 21 issues were in English, 25 in Portuguese, 8 in Spanish and 4 in French. More than 2,200 separate messages in all were published. An additional 10 issues of Da Zi Bao were published in conjunction with the Inter-Sectoral Dialogue meetings at the Global Forum.

    Da Zi Bao in Rio
    Pollard, Robert, International Synergy Institute.

    1992.04
    Baltimore, MD
    Proposal for the implementation of the Da Zi Bao interactive bulletin system at the '92 Global Forum in Rio.
  • habitat.igc.org/docs/dzb-rio.htm

  • Da Zi Bao: An Interactive Process
    Pollard, Robert & Liamine, Nathalie (editors), Environment Liaison Centre International.

    1991.12 - 1991.12
    Paris, France
    A "participant interactive message system" that was based on a compilation of concise (50 words or less) messages from the participants of the Roots of the Future International NGO Conference in Paris. A total of nine issues were published during the four days of the conference.
  • habitat.igc.org/dazibao

  • Da Zi Bao: An Interactive Process - Messages from Roots of the Future, International NGO Conference
    Pollard, Robert (editor), International Synergy Institute.

    1992.01
    Brussels, Belgium
    A database-generated compilation of all the Da Zi Bao messages published at the Roots of the Future NGO Conference in Paris, organized by keyword. The compilation provides a clear identification of the critical issues - and the diversity of perspectives - that were of concern to NGOs in the UNCED process.
  • habitat.igc.org/dazibao/compile.pdf

  • Da Zi Bao: Global Heart Magnanimous Planning Session
    Pollard, Robert and Marsden Claire (editors), International Synergy Institute.

    1992.02 - 1992.02
    Tucson, AZ
    Four one-sided issues of a participatory interactive message system, with fifty-one messages from thirty-five participants.

    Da Zi Bao: Global Structures Convocation
    Pollard, Robert (publisher), International Synergy Institute.

    1992.02 - 1992.02
    Washington, DC
    Seven one-sided issues - in six different colours - of Da Zi Bao. The issues were sold for 25 cents apiece, and revenue from sales more than covered the immediate material costs of production.

    Da Zi Bao: Inter-Sectoral Dialogue Meeting, '92 Global Forum
    McLaren, Nadia, Union of International Associations.

    1992.06 - 1992.06
    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Da Zi Bao was the principal document that was produced at the Inter-Sectoral Dialogue Meeting, preceding the official opening of the '92 Global Forum.

    Da Zi Bao: UNCED PrepCom 4
    McLaren, Nadia & Pollard, Robert, Environment Liaison Centre International International Synergy Institute.

    1992.03 - 1992.04
    New York, NY
    Database and bulletin published during the four week final Preparatory Committee. 17 issues, 275 messages. With Nathalie Liamine, Claire Marsden and others.

    Database of NGOs Accredited to UNCED
    Pollard, Robert (editor), International Synergy Institute.

    1992.08
    Baltimore, MD
    Relational database of the 1,420 NGOs accredited to UNCED, their 2,850 representatives, a description of their UNCED-related activities, and classification by area of interest and sector; includes 10 page manual/guide.

    Dedication of the Peace Cube
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1997.03
    New York, NY
    Dedication of the Virtual Light and Colour Cube as a Peace Cube at the Earthday on the Equinox on the Internet ceremony at United Nations Headquarters on 1997.03.20
  • habitat.igc.org/one-light/dedicate.htm

  • Diagonal Faces of the Light and Colour Cubes
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2000.09
    New York, NY
    A set of twenty-four of the forty-eight diagonal faces of the cubes - the twelve in which either black is at bottom or top, or where white is at the top or bottom. Click on any images that gets your attention - when you see it at the center, its negative is in the lower right.
  • habitat.igc.org/faces-vertical

  • Digital Bridges
    Pollard, Robert, Whitehaven and Whitgift Trust, in partnership with Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2000.10
    Brooklyn, NY
    A home for the establishment and maintenance of digital bridges - across the many gulfs - digital and otherwise - that have divided and separated people, communities, organizations and governments. Digital Bridges designs and architecture draw on the fundamental properties of information, information systems and networks, including the fact that information has zero mass, zero physical size and can travel at the speed of light, and that information systems now make possible common access to and observation of properties of the whole. [under construction]
  • www.digital-bridges.net

  • Digital Bridges Exhibit at Westbeth Gallery
    Weschler, Arnold (Curator); Pollard, Robert (Web site).

    2003.07 - 2003.08
    New York, NY
    Web site to enable access to the Digital Bridges Exhibit and to serve as a staging ground for a web site dedicated to Digital Bridges for Peace.
  • www.digital-bridges.net

  • Digital Bridges in Peace
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2003.08
    New York, NY
    Installation in the Digital Bridges @ Westbeth exhibit, with Reconciliation in 16 Colour Palettes as the centrepiece, framed by sets of images based on the Light and Colour Cubes.
  • habitat.igc.org/bridges

  • Dissemination of this Working Group's Papers in Electronic Format: Intervention of International Synergy Institute
    Pollard, Robert, International Synergy Institute.

    1994.02
    New York, NY
    Intervention at the Intersessional Ad Hoc Open-Ended Working Group on Technology Transfer and Cooperation of the Commission on Sustainable Development noting the benefits of electronic dissemination of the documents before the Working Group as well as the broader role of strengthening information infrastructure in support of sustainable development.
  • habitat.igc.org/interven/csdis-94.htm

  • Documents submitted by Respondents in Response to Interim Order of 2001.02.08
    Pollard, Robert.

    2001.02
    Brooklyn, NY
    Listing of documents filed by pro se tenants in response to an Interim Order of the Court requesting resubmission of the documents as the Court was unable to find the original documents.
  • habitat.igc.org/housing-court-of-kings/70286/00/documents.pdf

  • Domains of Nature
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1999.10
    Brooklyn, NY
    Sketch of some key domains of nature - rainforest domains, island domains, wildflower domains and more. Generated in Inspiration(r), in pdf format.
  • www.jiscmail.ac.uk/files/dpu-pip/ien-domains.pdf

  • dpu-pip - Partnership, Informatics and Participation for implementing the Habitat Agenda
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives and Development Planning Unit, University College London.

    1998.02
    London, England
    Seedbed for the development and implementation of a curriculum in information ecology designed to establish templates for the participatory use of information technology by local governnments and local communities and organizations. The site has also been used to make available - via e-mail and or a world wide web browser - key documents relating to public participation in consultation and decision-making relating to water, sustainability and health and the implementation of the agreement in the Habitat Agenda and Agenda 21.
  • www.jiscmail.ac.uk/lists/dpu-pip

  • Earthday on the Equinox on the Internet
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives, for the Earth Society Foundation.

    1997.03
    New York, NY
    Web site for the 1997 celebration of Earth Day on the Equinox at the Peace Bell at United Nations Headquarters, with the theme "A Culture of Peace". The ceremony was broadcast live on the Internet via streaming video.
  • habitat.igc.org/earthday

  • Eastern European Participation in UNCED
    Pollard, Robert, On The Line: Interactive Preparations for the First Earth Summit.

    1991.10
    Prague, Czechoslovakia
    Discussion of the critical need for Eastern European NGOs to participate in the UNCED preparations, identification of key benefits, and strategic recommendations.

    Educate, Education and Aware in Agenda 21
    Pollard, Robert (designer), Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2002.03
    New York, NY
    A systematic hypertext-based compilation and organization of all references in Agenda 21 to the words: educate, education and awareness. The set of 35 web pages were generated from the TREATIES database using a web-page generating report allowing the selection of any three words of phrases.
  • habitat.igc.org/agenda21/eea.htm

  • Elements of Light and Colour - An Open Souce Curriculum
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2003.10
    Design, development and implementation of an open source curriculum in the elements of light and colour, based on the properties of the Virtual Light and Colour Cubes, incorporating an elementary three-dimensional mathematics of light and colour and a new appreciation and understanding of the nature and characteristics of the primary colours of light and pigment.
  • projects.takingitglobal.org/light-elements

  • Environment & Development Information Institute & Clearinghouse
    Pollard, Robert, U.S. Citizens Network on UNCED.

    1990.07
    Baltimore, MD
    Draft proposal for the establishment of an Institute & Clearinghouse on the application of information technology to environment and development issues.
  • habitat.igc.org/docs/ediic.htm

  • Essential Economics: Towards a Holistic Framework
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1998.04
    Brooklyn, NY
    Preliminary schematic representation for "Essential Economics". The model, developed in the context of "Holistic approaches to freshwater" and the consideration of the nature of water as an economic good at the 6th Session of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development, describes an economic transaction as a process at the intersection of flows of labour, money, knowledge, material resources, energy, infrastructure, etc.
  • www.jiscmail.ac.uk/files/dpu-pip/ien-essence.pdf

  • Financing for Development and Transition to the Knowledge-Based Economy
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2000.12
    New York, NY
    An analysis of the critical need for the Financing for Development (FfD) process at the United Nations to focus attention on the need for financing development that enables participation of developing countries in the new knowledge-based economy, and an identification of some of the key issues that need to be considered in the transition to a knowledge-based economy. Prepared for the FfD Business Hearings.
  • ffd-forum.net/kbe
  • habitat.igc.org/ffd-kbe

  • Financing for Development Forum
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives, and Whitehaven and Whitgift.

    2000.12
    Brooklyn, NY
    A partnership-based online framework to enable access to information and broad-based participation in consultations relating to the preparations for the High Level United Nations event on Financing for Development scheduled for the first quarter of 2002.
  • ffd-forum.net

  • Foundations for a Sustainable Common Future
    Pollard, Robert, Earthcare Interfaith Network.

    1989.08
    Baltimore, MD
    Identification of value issues that are key to a transition to a sustainable future; need for holistic approaches, interfaith cooperation, integrating faith and practice, networking skills, and participation in UNCED preparations. Testimony presented at the Globescope Pacific Assembly, Los Angeles, November 1989.
  • habitat.igc.org/values/fscf.htm

  • Full Cost Electronic Market
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1999.10
    Brooklyn, NY
    Schematic outline of key characteristics and relationships, and elements of the ecological properties relational database - engine of the market, incorporating "double entry bookkeeping for the earth". Outline, generated in Inspiration(r), in pdf format.
  • www.jiscmail.ac.uk/files/dpu-pip/ien-fullcost.pdf

  • Gaia University
    Pollard, Robert, Whitehaven and Whitgift Trust, in partnership with Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2000.07
    Brooklyn, NY
    A web-based home for Gaia University and for a preliminary presentation of the Gaia Mind Hypothesis, including a presentation of an extensive set of Interet domains that were registered by members of the Gaia University family of organizations. Each of the domains was intended to play a central role in the curriculum and administration of Gaia University, and are being designed and developed within an information ecology domain framework.
  • gaia-university.net

  • Gandhi-King 2002 Season for Nonviolence - Calendar
    Pollard, Robert (editor), Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2002.01 - 2002.04
    New York, NY
    Illustrated daily calendar of themes and quotations prepared for the New York City Season for Nonviolence Task Force based on "64 Ways - 64 Days" developed by the Association for Global New Thought.
  • habitat.igc.org/snv-2002

  • Gandhi-King Season for Nonviolence - An Evolving Information Habitat
    Pollard. Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2003.03
    New York, NY
    With the theme Gandhi-King Season for Nonviolence: Ahimsa - Opening to an Inner Light site is being developed as an information habitat for nonviolence resources, powered by a Digital Engine based on information ecology design principles. The web site incorporates a revised and reorganized calendar of messages for each day of the season, and designed as a framework for a ten-week curriculum in nonviolence.
  • www.season-for-nonviolence.net

  • Habitat II Online: An Ecological Design Process
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1996.05
    New York, NY
    An overview of ecological design considerations in the development of the Habitat II Online initiative to enable coherent, intelligent response to the agenda of the Habitat II conference incorporating an ecology of information, an ecology of education, and an ecology of participation.
  • habitat.igc.org/h2o/design.htm

  • Habitat II Online: Invitation to a Journey
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1996.03
    New York, NY
    Statement at 1996 Earth Day celebration at the Peace Bell at United Nations Headquarters, extending an invitation to participate in a journey - to Istanbul and beyond; a journey of recommitment to the principles and values of Earth Day; a journey of discovery and exploration of new ways and tools with which we can work together in fulfilling the vision of Earth Day.
  • habitat.igc.org/journey
  • www.undp.org/un/habitat/h2o/earthday.htm

  • Habitat II: Second United Nations Conference on Human Settlements
    Information Habitat: Where Information Lives, in partnership with United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat) and United Nations Development Programme.

    1996.01
    New York, NY
    Official web site for documents and information for the preparation for and follow up to the Habitat Agenda. The site included links to all major partner initiatives with an online presence, the agreements of the 1976 Habitat Conference in Vancouver, a compilation of UN documents on Housing as a Human Right, and all official documents available in electronic format in English, French and Spanish.
  • www.undp.org/un/habitat/habitat2

  • Habitat Online Partnership Plan of Action
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1996.03
    New York, NY
    Plan for an integrated online framework to support the role of partners in the implementation of and follow-up to the Habitat Agenda through the systematic use of electronic communications to strengthen cooperation between partners; capacity-building initiative in the use of information technology for Habitat partners. The Partnership Plan of Action was semi-formally incorporated into the Habitat follow up plans by UNCHS (Habitat) however the incorporation was lost when the unhabitat.org domain was "hijacked" and not restored when UN Habitat subsequently acquired the domain.
  • www.undp.org/un/habitat/ho-ppa

  • Habitat Online Partnership Plan of Action - An Outline
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1999.10
    Brooklyn, NY
    Sketch of a framework for monitoring and implementing the Habitat Agenda. Outline generated in Inspiration(r), in pdf format.
  • www.jiscmail.ac.uk/files/dpu-pip/ien-hoppa.pdf

  • Healing a Nation
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives, and Whitehaven and Whitgift.

    2000.12
    Brooklyn, NY
    Healing a Nation is intended to serve as a home for an online forum in support of President-Elect Gearge W. Bush's commitment to engage in a process of healing the divides in the U.S. that had become visible in the U.S. Presidential Election in the year 2000. The site highlights a fifth verse of the U.S. National Anthem, beginning with "Oh say can you see, by the one light in all", dedicated at a sunrise interfaith Earth Day ceremony held in April 1990 at Fort McHenry, birthplace of the National Anthem.
  • healing-a-nation.net

  • hiv-aids-care - a graphic representation
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2001.03
    Brooklyn, NY
    "A picture is worth a thousand words." A graphic representation of the incidence of HIV/AIDS infection through the use of geographic information system maps comiled by the UN-AIDS programme. The maps vividly and directly make visible both the extent of infection, and and its growth, at five year intervals in Africa, South America and Asia.
  • habitat.igc.org/hiv-aids-care

  • Holistic Approaches to Freshwater Vitality: An Information Ecology Approach
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives for Information Ecology Caucus, NGO/CSD Steering Committee.

    1998.03
    New York, NY
    Outline framework for the use of an information ecology approach - focussing on watershed-based interactive public access to freshwater information - developed on the basis of NGO recommendations from the Freshwater Caucus and the Informaton Ecology Cacus of the NGO/CSD Ste fering Committee in response to "Integrated Management of Freshwater Resources" recommendations from a 1998.01 Expert Group meeting in Harare.
  • habitat.igc.org/h2o-partners/hafv.pdf

  • Holistic Approaches to Freshwater: An Information Ecology Orientation
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1998.04
    New York, NY
    Outline framework for the use of an information ecology approach - focussing on watershed-based interactive public access to freshwater information - developed from "Integrated Management of Freshwater Resources" recommendations from a 1998.01 Expert Group meeting in Harare.

    Hopes, Dreams and Visions. Your Voice, Issue 7
    Parliament of the People.

    1993.09
    Chicago, IL
    Publication - as a special issue of Your Voice - of the "hopes, dreams and visions" - thematically organized - expressed by participants on Post-it notes in small group sessions in the first day of the four-day Parliament of the People held in parallel to the Parliament of World Religions.
  • habitat.igc.org/your-voice/yv--7.pdf

  • Housing Court of Kings: A framework for information ecology and the administration of Justice
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives, Whitehaven and Whitgift and Gaia University.

    2000.07
    Brooklyn, NY
    Information ecology, justice and the law. A framework and a test case / case study in an information ecology-enabled transformation of the Housing Part of the Civil Court of the City of New York, Kings County - better known as Brooklyn. Housing Court of kings is also intended to serve as a model framework to strengthen the role of Housing Courts to do justice to the rights of tenants, and to the responsibilities of landlords to maintain their properties in a lawful, ecologically-sound manner in keeping with the language and the spirit of international agreements on sustainable housing and sustainable communities and cities, and on sustainable, participatory development.
  • habitat.igc.org/housing-court-of-kings/overview.pdf
  • housing-court-of-kings.net

  • Huntington Beach: Life, Death, Rebirth, Light and Water
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2000.03
    Huntington Beach, NY
    Photographic slide show - leaves and new growth in a wooded garden and pebbles, shells and more on Huntington Beach.
  • habitat.igc.org/huntington

  • Images from the Peace Cube
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1997.05
    New York, NY
    Images developed from the presentation of the "virtual light and colour cube" at its dedication as a peace cube at the Earthday on the Equinox on the Internet Ceremony at the Peace Bell at United Nations Headquarters, New York. The images highlight rhythmic qualities, photographic negativity, and the primary lights and pigments of the cubes.
  • habitat.igc.org/images

  • Images of the Peace Cube
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1999.10
    Brooklyn, NY
    Presentation of images from the 1997 Equinox Earthday dedication of the Light and Colour Cubes as Peace Cubes. pdf format, generated in PowerPoint (r).
  • www.jiscmail.ac.uk/files/dpu-pip/cop-lcc-images.pdf

  • Information Clearinghouse: US Citizens Network on UNCED
    Pollard, Robert, U.S. Citizens Network on UNCED.

    1990.11
    Baltimore, MD
    Concept paper for an Information Clearinghouse to coordinate the compilation and dissemination of information relating the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED).
  • habitat.igc.org/docs/clearing.htm

  • Information Ecology - Heritage
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1999.10
    Brooklyn, NY
    Sketch of the conceptual, practical and spiritual heritage of Information Ecology. Generated in Inspiration(r) software; pdf format.
  • www.jiscmail.ac.uk/files/dpu-pip/ien-heritage.pdf

  • Information Ecology and Information Society
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1998.11
    Vienna, Austria
    A brief overview of information ecology focussing on the emerging significance of information space, of the need for public information space and the development of such spaces through the use of information and communications technology in the course of the series of global conferences of the 1990, and of the electronic mailing list as the key tool in support of non-governmental participation in the global conferences, with an overview of properties of electronic mailing lists and recommendations. Presented at "The Challenges of Information Technology for the Non-Profit Sector". Powerpoint presentation.
  • habitat.igc.org/ie/ie-is.ppt
  • www.jiscmail.ac.uk/files/dpu-pip/ien-ie-is.ppt

  • Information Ecology Networks for a New Millennium
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1999.10
    Brooklyn, NY
    Outline of conceptual basis of Information Ecology networks and Information Ecology domains.
  • www.jiscmail.ac.uk/files/dpu-pip/ien-nmn.htm

  • Information Ecology of Electronic Mail
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1999.10
    Brooklyn, NY
    Key material, economic, social and practical factors, in the context of electronic mail as a common and economical medium for communication and information exchange. Outline, generated in Inspiration(r), in pdf format.
  • www.jiscmail.ac.uk/files/dpu-pip/ien-ieem.pdf

  • Information Ecology Partners for a Sustainable Millennium
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1999.10
    Brooklyn, NY
    Partnership initiatives using information and communication technologies to support orderly broad-based public participation in local, national, regional, and global decision-making processes relating to sustainability, equity, human rights & peace.
  • www.jiscmail.ac.uk/files/dpu-pip/ien-iepsm.txt

  • Information Ecology: Holistic Framework for Empowerment & Transformation
    Information Flows Process Working Group, New Partnerships For Action.

    1998.12
    Turin, Italy
    A holistic perspective on information flows, recognizing three fundamental dimensions of information space - content / substance, personal / community relationships, and the nature of information technology - and three basic phases of information processing - compilation / organization, communication / dissemination, and reception / utilisation. Powerpoint presentation.
  • www.jiscmail.ac.uk/files/dpu-pip/ien-ie-hf.ppt

  • Information Habitat: Where Information Lives
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1995.06
    New York, NY
    Information Habitat promotes the understanding and practice of information ecology - based on the recognition of information systems as ecosystems - sets of interrelated and interdependent structures and processes that can best be understood if viewed as a whole - and in the context of the critical relationships between information ecosystems and other ecosystems - social, institutional, economic, legal, cultural and natural. Information Habitat is a Non-Governmental Organization in Special Consultative Status with the UN Economic and Social Council.
  • habitat.igc.org

  • Information Habitat: Where Information Lives - Overview
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1995.07
    New York, NY
    An overview of Information Habitat and some of the conceptual perpectives of an information ecosystem approach to the use of information technology to enable broad-based participation in decision-making, action and access to information in relation to international, national and local processes relating to sustainability, human rights and peace.
  • habitat.igc.org/concept

  • Information Technology, Public Participation & Global Agreements
    Information Habitat: Where Information Lives, Commission on Social Development.

    1998.02
    New York, NY
    Statement submitted to the UN Commission on Social Development on the critical need and opportunity to develop virtual structures for public participation to complement conventional and traditional structures, with particular reference to the Multilateral Agreement on Investment (MAI), the threats the MAI poses to social development goals, and the need for its reconciliation with the global agreements from Rio to Istanbul.
  • habitat.igc.org/socdev/ngo10.htm

  • Information, Communications, Eastern Europe and UNCED
    Pollard, Robert, On The Line: Interactive Preparations for the First Earth Summit.

    1991.09
    Budapest, Hungary
    Analysis/discussion of critical information and communications needs of Eastern European NGOs, analysis of Eastern European information environment, and identification of strategic considerations.
  • habitat.igc.org/docs/icee.htm

  • Information, Data and Communication in Agenda 21
    Pollard, Robert (designer), Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2002.02
    New York, NY
    A systematic hypertext-based compilation and organization of all references in Agenda 21 to the words: information, data and communication. The set of 38 web pages were generated from the TREATIES database using a web-page generating report allowing the selection of any three words of phrases.
  • habitat.igc.org/agenda21/idc.htm

  • Information, Environment & Development
    Pollard, Robert, Information Committee, U.S. Citizens Network on UNCED.

    1990.11
    Baltimore, MD
    Proposal for the development of a cooperative U.S. initiative for the application of information technology resources in support of addressing environment and development issues.
  • habitat.igc.org/docs/ied.htm

  • Innovative Ideas and Procedures for Interactions between NGOs and the U.N.
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1997.04
    New York, NY
    Statement of Information Habitat at the NGO Consultation on Increasing Access to the UN General Assembly and its Committees and all areas of the work of the UN. Recommendations for an inclusive approach to NGO participation based on information ecology, methodology, and on Government/NGO partnership.
  • habitat.igc.org/interven/ih-9704.htm

  • Inside Out
    Pollard, Robert (editor), Baltimore City Jail.

    1982.01 - 1986.03
    Baltimore, MD
    Edited and published Staff Newsletter at Baltimore City Jail - 1982-1986

    Integrated Internal Information and Communication System: Baltimore City Jail
    Pollard, Robert, Librarian, Baltimore City Jail.

    1977.09
    Baltimore, MD
    Proposal to utilize technological developments in cable television and computer systems for an integrated system to address information and communication needs of Baltimore City Jail. Proposed component parts include cable television serving training, educational and information needs and an integrated records system.
  • habitat.igc.org/docs/iics-bcj.htm

  • Interactive, Integrative Networking & Communication Processes in Support of Participation in the Earth Summit / Global Forum '92
    Pollard, Robert & Liamine, Nathalie, On The Line.

    1992.01
    Paris, France
    Draft proposal for a strategy for the use of microcomputers to strengthen communication and networking among NGOs in French-speaking areas of Africa.
  • habitat.igc.org/docs/iincp.htm

  • International Synergy Institute
    Pollard, Robert, International Synergy Institute.

    1994.05 - 1995.05
    New York, NY
    The first web site - while serving as the UN Representative for the International Synergy Institute, a previous home of Information Habitat, and an accredited Non-Governmental Organization to the 1992 Earth Summit and subsequently to the Roster of the UN Economic and Social Council for the purposes of participation in the Commission on Sustainable Development.
  • [www.igc.org/synergy]

  • Introduction to Information Ecology: A Journey from Rio to Johannesburg
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2002.04
    New Haven, CT
    Overview of key concepts and issues in information ecology as it evolved in the course of a focus on information and communications technology in the context of NGO participation in UN Conferences and related NGO and intergovernmental proceedings beginning with preparations for the 1992 Earth Summit and leading into the 10 year review of the Earth Summit in Johannesburg. Presented to the Information Technology SIG at Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies,
  • habitat.igc.org/ie/iie.ppt
  • www.jiscmail.ac.uk.edu/files/dpu-pip/

  • Istanbul + 2.5 - Half Way on a Journey to Istanbul + 5: A Status Report
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1998.12
    Turin, Italy
    Case study / report on a partnership-based information ecology framework for integrated follow-up to the Habitat Agenda and the global agreements of the 1990s. Presented at the "New Partnerships for Action" conference at the United Nations Staff College. Powerpoint presentation.
  • habitat.igc.org/ie/wepip.ppt
  • www.jiscmail.ac.uk/files/dpu-pip/ien-wepip.ppt

  • Key Issues for the Open-ended Working Group on the Review of Arrangements for Consultations with Non-Governmental Organizations
    Pollard, Robert (editor), Ad Hoc Committee of NGOs.

    1994.06
    New York, NY
    Identification of some of the priority concerns for NGOs from among those that were addressed during the First Session of the Open-Ended Working Group
  • habitat.igc.org/interven/ngoadhoc.htm

  • Light and Colour Cubes - Millennium Peace Day 2000
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2000.09
    A statement made on the Light and Colour Cubes on Millennium Peace Day, Septmber 19, 2000 providing a concise overview of the Light and Colour Cubes, their history and significance as icons of One Light in All as the final Equinox of the Millennium approached.
  • habitat.igc.org/gifts

  • Major Expansion of Access to On-Line Communications
    Pollard, Robert, On The Line: Interactive Preparations for the First Earth Summit.

    1991.07
    Baltimore, MD
    Proposal for major expansion of access to computer and on-line resources among NGOs in developing countries and Eastern Europe.
  • habitat.igc.org/docs/eaolc.htm

  • Meditations on One Light in All: Oh Say Can You See By the One Light in All
    Fiske, Stephen Longfellow; Pollard, Robert (Layout), Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2001.12
    New York, NY
    The fifth verse of "Oh Say Can You See By the One Light in All!" - dedicated as the Fifth Verse of the US National Anthem at an Interfaith Sunrise service at Fort McHenry, home of the Star-Spangled Banner and a brief description of how the Star Spangled Banner became adopted - through a grassroots process - as the U.S. National Anthem.
  • habitat.igc.org/reconcile/oh-say.htm

  • Meditations on One Light in All: Queries on Opening to the Light
    .

    2001.12
    New York, NY
    A meditative online presentation of the Queries on Opening to the Light - a presentation that serves as the opening segment of a Journey of Light, Reconcilation and Peace prepared in response to September 11, 2001 and its aftermath.
  • habitat.igc.org/queries

  • Meditations on One Light in All: Rainbow Cubic Sine Waves
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2001.12
    New York, NY
    An endless sequence of cycling "rainbow cubic sine waves" - based on a mapping of the colours of the Light and Colour Cubes onto the shape of a sine wave in a quest to reconcile and connect the cubes and the rainbow, as well as to bridge the gulf between the square and cube and the circle and sphere.
  • habitat.igc.org/reconcile/rcsw.htm

  • Meditations on One Light in All: Reconciliation in 16 Colour Palettes
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2001.12
    New York, NY
    A set of seventy-two images with the primary representatives of the September 11 protagonists - President George W. Bush, Vice-President Dick Cheney, and Secretary of State Colin Powell and Osama bin Laden against backgrounds of the Light and Colour Cubes transposed into sixteen colour images, and serving as visual metaphors for ways that our perception of our enemies can be distorted when we see them from a limited palette, and one in which our enemies' colours are only partially represented.
  • habitat.igc.org/reconcile/16colour.htm

  • Meditations on One Light in All: Reconciliation in Primary Colours
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2001.12
    New York, NY
    A set of eight cycling images with the principal protagonists in a War of - President George W. Bush, Vice-President Dick Cheney, and Secretary of State Colin Powell and Osama bin Laden - against backgrounds of the Light and Colour Cubes and of the six non-zero primary colours.
  • habitat.igc.org/reconcile/primary.htm

  • Meditations on One Light in All: The Great Invocation in the Cubic Colour Wheel
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2001.12
    New York, NY
    A cycling series with the text of the Great Invocation against the background of a rotating "Cubic Colour Wheel" - a "true" colour wheel that was generated by mapping the Light and Colour Cubes into a circle.
  • habitat.igc.org/reconcile/invocation.htm

  • Meditations on One Light in All: Twin Beacons of Light and Colour
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2001.12
    New York, NY
    A cycle of eight images of the skyline of the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center - illuminated by the arrival and receding of the Light and Colour Cubes in an endless cycle. Clicking on the image enables more information, and access to prior and next steps in A Journey of Light, Reconciliation and Peace.
  • habitat.igc.org/twin-beacons

  • Meditations on One Light in All: Twin Cubes of Light and Colour
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2001.12
    New York, NY
    A set of twelve cycling page with images of mirrored twin pairs of Light and Colour Cubes, showing all possible regular presentations from the white and black apexes of the cubes. The images are clickable, providing access to more information and to other phases of the Journey of Light, Reconciliation and Peace.
  • habitat.igc.org/twin-cubes

  • Meditations on One Light in All: Twisted Pairs of Light and Colour Cubes
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2001.12
    New York, NY
    A cycling series of twenty-four pages with images of "Twisted Pairs of Light and Colour Cubes" - pairs of cubes in which the one is the unseen side of the other.
  • habitat.igc.org/twisted-pairs

  • Methodology for the General Assembly to examine the question of the participation of NGOs in all areas of the work of the United Nations
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1996.12
    New York, NY
    Speaking notes for Information Habitat at the Informal Soundings on ECOSOC Decision 1996/297. Recommendations, inter alia, on an inclusive approach to participation of NGOs, on the value of systematic use of information and communication technology, and on examination of innovative participation processes used in the Habitat II conference.
  • habitat.igc.org/interven/is-9611.htm

  • Millennium Light @iDefineArt
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2000.12

  • tinyurl.com/osro

  • Model Process for Interactive Participation
    Zopf, Jayne & Pollard, Robert.

    1993.09
    Chicago, IL
    Description of the interactive participation process used at the Parliament of the People at the 1993 Parliament of World Religions - a grassroots parallel process to the Assembly of Spiritual and Religious Leaders.
  • habitat.igc.org/your-voice/process.htm

  • Morningside Heights
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2002.09
    New York, NY
    Two slide shows: Starbucks on the Cathedral Steps and A Walk in Morningside Heights - the Cathedral being that of St. John the Divine.

    Motion for Recognition of John Doe's Competence to Represent Respondents as a pro se Attorney in this Case
    Doe, John (Pollard, Robert).

    2000.06
    Brooklyn, NY
    Pro se Motion filed in Rama and Manjula, a Corporation against Fye and Doe, Index No. 70826/00, in the Housing Part of the Civil Court of Kings County, New York, presenting arguments for the recognition of John Doe's competence to proceed on a pro se basis in the case.
  • habitat.igc.org/housing-court-of-kings/70826/00/pro-se.pdf
  • housing-court-of-kings.net/70826/00/pro-se.htm
  • housing-court-of-kings.net/70826/00/pro-se.pdf

  • Motion to Permit Submission of Additional Counterclaims
    Doe, John.

    2000.06
    Brooklyn, NY
    Motion asserting the right to submit additional counterclaims in response to economic harm suffered by Respondents as a result of the Landlord's unlawful use of the Housing Court in this case.
  • habitat.igc.org/ housing-court-of-kings/70826/00/permit.pdf

  • Motion to Rescind Five Day Notice on the Grounds of Lack of Jurisdiction
    Doe, John (Robert Pollard).

    2000.06
    Brooklyn, NY
    Pro se Motion in Rama and Manjula, a Corporation, against Fye and Doe in the Housing Part of the Civil Court of the County of Kings, New York arguing to rescind a five day eviction notice on the grounds of lack of jurisdiction.
  • habitat.igc.org/housing-court-of-kings/70826/00/rescind.pdf
  • housing-court-of-kings.net/70826/00/rescind.htm
  • housing-court-of-kings.net/70826/00/rescind.pdf

  • Motion to Vacate Stipulation of Settlement as Fatally Defective
    Doe, John (Pollard, Robert).

    2000.06
    Brooklyn, NY
    Pro se Motion in the case of Rama and Manjula, a Corporation, against Fye and Doe, in the Housing Part of the Civil Court of Kings County, New York, on the grounds that the stipulation of settlement in the case was fatally defective, presenting arguments and evidence, inter alia, as to illegal actions by Petitioner (Rama and Manjula) including failure to register the premises as a multiple dwelling and failure to provide adequate heat and hot water, defects in the Court's information system, arguing for consideration of the principles of Agenda 21 and the Habitat Agenda in the Housing Court and for the introduction of a comprehensive housing information system and the provision of opportunities for electronic filing and service of documents.
  • habitat.igc.org/housing-court-of-kings/70826/00/vacate.pdf
  • housing-court-of-kings.net/70826/00/vacate.htm
  • housing-court-of-kings.net/70826/00/vacate.pdf

  • Network & Communication Resources Exhibition/Demonstration, International NGO Conference, Paris
    Pollard, Robert, On The Line: Interactive Preparations for the First Earth Summit.

    1991.10
    Sittard, Netherlands
    Proposal for a demonstration of computer-based networking and communication resources during Roots of the Future, the major International NGO conference to be held in Paris in December 1991 - through the support of the government of France - in preparation for the Earth Summit. The proposal outlined plans for an on-site electronic network; the management of interactive documents, including a participatory newsletter; and the use of databases for UNCED-related documents and membership/contact information.
  • habitat.igc.org/pims/ncred.htm

  • Network Properties
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1999.10
    Brooklyn, NY
    Fundamental properties and characteristics of networks, including integrity, connectivity, governance and groundedness. Outline, generated in Inspiration(r) in pdf format.
  • www.jiscmail.ac.uk/files/dpu-pip/ien-network.pdf

  • NGO Committee on Human Settlements
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives, for the NGO Committee on Human Settlements of the Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations in Consultative Relationship with the U.N..

    1997.09 - 1998.09
    New York, NY
    A demonstration template for a committee of the Conference of Non-governmental Organizations in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations (CONGO), and developed in the context of the Partnership Informatics and Participation initiative.
  • habitat.igc.org/ngochs

  • ngos@un - Non-Governmental Organizations at the United Nations
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1999.02
    Brooklyn, NY
    Non-Governmental Organizations at the United Nations - a partnership to assist the UN Secretary-General in responding to the decision 1996/31 of the Economic and Social Council on Consultative Arangements for Non-Governmental Organizations" through a comprehensive approach to the application of modern information and communications technology in support of facilitation and documentation of NGOs in the work of the United Nations.
  • www.jiscmail.ac.uk/files/dpu-pip/ien-ngosun.txt

  • Nine Primary Colours
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives, and Whitehaven and Whitgift Trust.

    2000.07
    Brooklyn, NY
    A presentation of the primary equations of colour and light, the symmetry of light and pigment, and the nine primary colours. Nine Primary Colors is also a demonstration and appreciation of the power of zero in the three-dimensional mathematics of colour - and in any numeric system.
  • one-light.net/primary-colours

  • Non-Governmental Organizations at the Commission for Sustainable Development
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives, for the NGO Steering Committee to the UN Commission on Sustainable Development.

    1997.03
    New York, NY
    Compilation of information resources and documents in support of participation by Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in the work of the Commission on Sustainable Development and preparations for Earth Summit II. The site highlighted the consensus NGO document "Toward Earth Summit Two: NGO Recommendations for Commitments and Action" which included a key section on Information Ecology. The NGO Steering Committee now maintains its own web site - http://www.csdngo.org/csdngo
  • habitat.igc.org/csdngo

  • Oh Say Can You See By the One Light in All!
    Fiske, Stephen Longfellow.

    1990.04
    Baltimore, MD
    "Oh Say Can You See By the One Light in All!" was dedicated as the Fifth Verse of the US National Anthem at an Interfaith Sunrise service at Fort McHenry, home of the Star-Spangled Banner and a brief description of how the Star Spangled Banner became adopted - through a grassroots process - as the U.S. National Anthem.
  • habitat.igc.org/oh-say-can-you-see

  • On-line Access to United Nations Documents - in Newsletter of the South-North Centre for Environmental Policy
    Pollard, Robert, South-North Centre for Environmental Policy c/o School of Oriental and African Studies.

    1994.06
    London, England
    Overview of current United Nations proceedings directly or indirectly relating to the follow-up from the Earth Summit in Rio, including information on how to obtain access to electronic copies of documents from the proceedings.
  • habitat.igc.org/docs/ola-und.htm

  • On-Line and Real-time Conferences
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1990.07
    Baltimore, MD
    Discussion and notes on a proposal for structuring the use of on-line conferences in conjunction with real-time (conventional) conferences. Developed for the organizers of the Global Plant Species Information System, held in Delphi in 1990.07.

    On The Line: Interactive Preparations for the First Earth Summit
    Pollard, Robert & Kiss, Ida (editors), On The Line: Interactive Preparations for the First Earth Summit.

    1991.08
    Geneva, Switzerland
    Guide to on-line communication issues and resources related to the UNCED / Earth Summit preparations; highlights some key issues for PrepCom 3; overview of PrepCom 3 documents and UNCED-related electronic conferences.
  • habitat.igc.org/docs/otl-1.htm

  • On The Line: Interactive Preparations for the First Earth Summit. A Project Proposal
    Pollard, Robert & Leland, Bill, On The Line: Interactive Preparations for the First Earth Summit, through Institute for Global Communications.

    1991.04
    Baltimore & San Francisco
    Successful proposal for a project of Econet / Institute of Global Communications -- funded by the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation -- with a conceptual framework and overview of methodology for On The Line, a publication to facilitate interactive preparation for the Earth Summit (UNCED), and designed for global electronic distribution as a typeset microcomputer document.
  • habitat.igc.org/docs/otl-prop.htm

  • Participating in the Convention on Combatting Desertification and Effects of Drought
    Pollard, Robert, South-North Centre for Global Environmental Policy c/o School of Oriental and African Studies.

    1993.09
    London, England
    Provided an overview of the Convention, and of the opportunities for participation and for exchange and access to documentation by NGOs and the academic community.

    Participating in the en.unced.general conference: Electronic conferencing in preparation for the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment & Development
    Pollard, Robert, On The Line: Interactive Preparations for the First Earth Summit, through Institute for Global Communications.

    1991.08
    Geneva, Switzerland
    Overview of the need for using electronic communications for UNCED, and discussion of the nature of participation in an electronic conference.
  • habitat.igc.org/docs/partic.htm

  • Partners and the Implementation of the Habitat Agenda
    Information Habitat: Where Information Lives, in partnership with United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat) and United Nations Development Programme.

    1997.06
    New York, NY
    Publication of Guides to the implementation of the Habitat Agenda, and a framework - the Habitat Online Partnership Plan of Action designed to enable monitoring and implementation of the Habitat Agenda.
  • www.undp.org/un/habitat/partners

  • Peace Cubes - Gifts of Light
    Pollard, Robert, Whitehaven and Whitgift Trust, for Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2000.10
    Brooklyn, NY
    Home for the Peace Cubes - Virtual Light and Colour Cubes that are at the centre of a three-dimensional mathematics of colour and light and that can transform our understanding of the nature and dimensions of light and colour. The Peace Cubes can also serve as vital elements in a new global curriculum on mathematics, colour and light, as symbols for the One Light in all of Creation, and as teaching tools on the properties of knowledge-based economies, and as an introduction to the properties of zero-based economy. All of the images are computer-generated, the most recent images based on HTML tables generated from a DataPerfect database, as were most of the sets of web pages of images.
  • habitat.igc.org/one-light
  • habitat.igc.org/peace-cubes
  • one-light.net

  • Peace Cubes - Templates for Cubes, Faces and Tiles
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2003.02
    New York, NY
    A set of printer-ready templates for assembing 2.5cm / 1" models of the light and colour cubes, and creating sets of the twelve "face cards" of the cubes - the surfaces of colour - and the set of ninety-six light and colour tiles.
  • habitat.igc.org/one-light/template.htm

  • Peace Faces - Faces of the Peace Cubes
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2000.10
    Brooklyn, NY
    A meditation on the forty-eight faces of the light and colour cubes. Each face represents a meeting place of four primary colours and may evoke a unique feeling. Each face is framed below a frieze of the eight rotations and reflections of itself. At the loer right of the face is its photographic negative. A bottom frieze contains small icons of the forty eight faces. Easy - and enjoyable; forget about words; let your eyes and feelings guide you.
  • habitat.igc.org/faces

  • Peace Tiles - Gifts of Light
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2000.10
    Brooklyn, NY
    A set of the ninety-six peace tiles - based on mirror images of the faces and the cycles of all possible pairs of contiguous faces of the Peace Cubes. Each colourful tile is framed below a frieze of the corresponding faces. The bottom frieze contains the photographic negative of the tile. Below that are the sixteen "cycle tiles" corresponding to the faces of the main tile. Sound complicated? In practice it is easy - and fun if you let your eyes and feelings guide you. Virtually no words, yet simple to grasp visually.

    The web site for the Peace Tiles was launched on October 24, United Nations Day, 2000.

  • habitat.igc.org/tiles

  • Petition for an Emergency UN Resolution on Iraq
    Uniting for Peace Drafting Group, Robert Pollard (editor).

    2003.05
    New York, NY
    An online petition for the United Nations calling for a peaceful response to the War in Iraq, including specific requests concerning Peacekeeping and humanitarian response; Establishment of a legitimate government; Compliance with international law; Illegality of preventive and preemptive war; Prohibition of advantage and profit from war; and Peace and security in the Middle East.
  • www.uniting-for-peace.net

  • Primary Colours: A Proof
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1998.09
    New York, NY
    Introductory presentation on the nature of primary colours based on the existence of - and symmetry and complementarity between - two sets of primary colours - red, green & blue for light; cyan, magenta & yellow for pigment.
  • www.jiscmail.ac.uk/files/dpu-pip/cop-llc-primary.ppt

  • Procedures for electronic dissemination of documents
    Pollard, Robert, Department of Economic and Social Affairs.

    1994.10
    New York, NY
    Procedure manual and forms for formatting and dissemination of UN documents on Internet gopher site.

    Properties of Information
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1999.11
    Brooklyn, NY
    Properties of information - zero mass, zero physical size, speed of light, common access to properties of the whole; principles governing information. Outline in pdf format, generated in Inspiration.
  • www.jiscmail.ac.uk/files/dpu-pip/ien-informat.pdf

  • Proposal: Establishment of a Consolidated DPCSD Database
    Task Force of DPCSD NGO Focal Points, Pollard, Robert (editor), Department of Policy Coordination and Sustainable Development.

    1994.08 - 1994.11
    New York, NY
    Proposal for the establishment of an electronic database of NGO contacts, to support the long-term strategy of the Department of Policy Coordination and Sustainable Development regarding the new relationship emerging between the United Nations and the non-governmental sector. The proposal is based on a review of the existing arrangements for maintaining information on non-governmental organizations, information needs of NGO focal points, and an assessment of software alternatives.

    Proposals. Your Voice, Issue 9
    Robert Pollard, Editor, Parliament of the People.

    1993.09
    Chicago, IL
    Publication - as a special issue of Your Voice - of the proposal that were made by participants on Post-it notes in small group sessions in the third session of the four-day Parliament of the People that was held in parallel to the Parliament of World Religions.
  • habitat.igc.org/your-voice/yv--9.pdf

  • Proposed Additions to Vice-Chairs' Paper on Sustainable Development Governance
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2002.03
    New York, NY
    Recommendations for inclusion of language relating to use of information and communications technology in governance including access to information and boad-based participation in consultation and decision-making; integrated, linked online database of relevant agreements; use of geographic information systems at local, national and international levels.
  • habitat.igc.org/wssd2002/ih-gov.htm

  • Pyramids of Light
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2001.10
    New York, NY

  • tinyurl.com/osgy

  • Pyramids of Light - 480 x 360
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2001.10
    New York, NY

  • tinyurl.com/osje

  • Pyramids of Light - 640 x 480
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2001.10
    New York, NY


    Queries on Environment and Development
    Pollard, Robert (editor), Friends Committee on Unity with Nature.

    1989.08
    Baltimore, MD
    A set of queries developed for submission as testimony to the Globescope Pacific Assembly in Los Angeles intended to examine spiritual dimensions of environment and development. The Queries were later used as key themes by the organizers of The Other Economic Summit in 1997 (TOES-97).
  • habitat.igc.org/queries/qed.htm

  • Queries on Opening to the Light
    Morley, Barry, Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends.

    1988.08
    Maryland
    An inspiring set of Quaker Queries on Opening to the Light, presented by Barry Morley at Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in 1988.
  • habitat.igc.org/queries

  • Queries on Unity with Nature
    Pollard, Robert (editor), Friends Committee on Unity with Nature.

    1989.04
    Baltimore, MD
    Queries, or probing questions, representing a compilation and synthesis of queries on Unity with Nature that had been developed by Friends (Quakers) at Monthly and Yearly meetings across the U.S.A., from a perspective that sees people in unity with nature, not apart from it. These queries were subsequently published as the Quaker contribution to the 1989 Environmental Sabbath resource guide developed by the U.N. Environment Programme.
  • habitat.igc.org/queries/uwn.htm
  • www.jiscmail.ac.uk/files/dpu-pip/qouwn.htm
  • www.jiscmail.ac.uk/files/dpu-pip/qouwn.txt

  • Rainbow Cubic Sine Waves - Beginning to add colour
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2001.11
    New York, NY

  • tinyurl.com/osky

  • Rainbow Cubic Sine Waves - Filling in the blanks
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2001.11
    New York, NY

  • tinyurl.com/osle

  • Rainbow Pyramids - Aligned
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2001.11
    New York, NY

  • tinyurl.com/osha

  • Rainbow Pyramids - Dual Cycles
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2001.11
    New York, NY

  • tinyurl.com/oshn

  • Recommendations prepared by Information Habitat: Where Information Lives: Holistic, Earth-Centred Responses to the Chairman's Paper, Preliminary Draft.
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2002.03
    New York, NY
    A draft set of recommended changes, presented in HTML format, to the Chairman's Paper transmitted from the second session of the Commission on Sustainable Development acting as the preparatory committee for the World Summit on Sustainable Development. In addition to incorporating specific changes in language, the recommendations included the addition of links and URLs for all the documents refered to in the footnotes plus the inclusion of other relevant footnotes.
  • habitat.igc.org/wssd2002/amend.htm

  • Reflections and Observations at Dogwood Hill
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2002.06
    New York, NY
    A set of the photographic slide shows from Dogwood Hill, New Jersey - on and adjacent to an 11 acre natural reserve in the rapidly exurbanizing Chester, New Jersey.

    Report Card on Baltimore City Elementary Schools
    Pollard, Robert (editor), Citizens Planning and Housing Association.

    1990.11
    Baltimore, MD
    Systematic compilation and presentation of data in easy-to-read tables, on measures of performance and characteristics of all the elementary schools in Baltimore City. Prepared for the Education Committee of the Citizens Housing and Planning Assocation, in preparation for the City's compliance with the Maryland State Performance Standards. The data were compiled from multiple sources and imported into a DataPerfect relational database; the entire body of the report was generated from an exported file merged into a WordPerfect 5.1 table.

    Resolution 290(IV), Essentials of Peace
    United Nations General Assembly, published by Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1949.12
    New York, NY
    A General Assembly Resolution reaffirming the Charter of the United Nations and its basic principles necessary for an enduring peace, and calling on all nations to refrain from threatening or using force contrary to the Charter.
  • habitat.igc.org/ufp/a-r290e.htm

  • Resolution 377 (V), Uniting for Peace
    United Nations General Assembly.

    1950.11
    New York, NY
    A landmark Resolution of the General Assembly - in response to an abuse of the Security Council veto by the Soviet Union - that gives the General Assembly the right to convene an emergency meeting when the Permanent Members of the Security Council are unable to reach consensus.
  • habitat.igc.org/ufp/a-r377e.htm

  • Resolution on Information and Communications
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives, for Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations in Consultative Relationship with the U.N..

    1997.11
    Geneva, Switzerland
    Resolution on Information and Communications - proposed by Information Habitat: Where Information Lives and International Council of Jewish Women and adopted by the 20th General Assembly of the Conference of NGOs - to recgnize the oppotunities offered by modern information and communications technology to increase their effectiveness and to strengthen the participation of NGOs in the work of the United Nations.
  • habitat.igc.org/docs/ic-congo.htm

  • Respondents' Overview of Events Concerning Landlord's Failure to Provide Adequate Heat and Hot Water - among Many Other Failures to Maintain Warrant of Habitability - and Landlord's Retaliatory Refusal to Renew Lease
    Doe, John (Pollard, Robert).

    2000.08
    Brooklyn, NY
    Overview of the Landlord's failure to provide heat, and Landlord's retaliatory response to a legitimate and validated complaint to the approate authority of the City of New York, with submission of relevant weather records obtained from from the official web site of the National Weather Center at La Guardia Airport.
  • habitat.igc.org/housing-court-of-kings/70826/00/no-heat.pdf

  • Revised form for Tenant's Affidavit in Support of an Order to Show Cause to Vacate Judgement and to Restore to the Calendar
    Pollard, Robert.

    2001.03
    Brooklyn, NY
    A revised form for Tenant's Affidavit offered for use by the Housing Court of Kings County, New York (Brooklyn), The form - which would be accessible online, with interactive help options, and in portable electronic formats - makes provision for documentation of the specifics of the Landlord's failure to maintain a "warrant of habitability", and provides optional additional space for describing additional details related to a Tenant's defense.
  • habitat.igc.org/housing-court-of-kings/tenant-affidavit-form.pdf

  • Rivers of Light Variations
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2000.12
    New York, NY
    Rhythmic rivers of light based on the fundamental cycles of the Peace Cubes / Virtual Light and Colour Cubes, above a phoographic negative of the same. Exhibited at Isha Shabaka's IdefineArt studio in Brooklyn, NY at the natural turn of the Millennium, the Winter Solstice, 2000.
  • habitat.igc.org/bridges/river.htm

  • Roots of the Future - Database and Directory of Participants
    Pollard, Robert (database development), Environment Liaison Centre International.

    1991.11 - 1991.12
    Paris, France
    Directory of participants in Roots of the Future - a major international NGO conference organized by the Environment Liaison Centre International and sponsored by the government of France.

    Sailing to Rio: Part I - PrepBoat
    Pollard, Robert, On The Line: Interactive Preparations for the First Earth Summit.

    1991.09
    Sittard, Netherlands
    A proposal for a Cairo-Gibraltar-New York boat, with an on-board conference, for NGO delegates to the 4th UNCED PrepCom in New York in March 1992. European and African delegates would join the boat at various ports in the Mediterranean; Arab and Asian delegates via the Suez Canal. A key focus of the on-board conference would be the geo-politics of trade.

    Some Critical Issues for the NGO Review
    Pollard, Robert, International Synergy Institute.

    1994.06
    New York, NY
    Identification of key areas that had been addressed by the Open-Ended Working Group on the Review of Arrangements for Consultations with Non-Governmental Organizations.
  • habitat.igc.org/interven/critical.htm

  • Some Issues in Technology Transfer
    Pollard, Robert, NGO Technology Transfer Working Group.

    1991.04
    Geneva, Switzerland
    Critical analysis of technology transfer issues, seeking to unveil the full impact of technology transfer. including locus of power, ownership and control of economic institutions and the social, cultural, economic and environmental impact. Criteria and proposed conditions for alternative models of technology transfer are suggested.
  • habitat.igc.org/docs/techtran.htm

  • Spiritual Reflections on Unity with Nature
    Pollard, Robert (editor), Baltimore Yearly Meeting, Unity With Nature.

    1989.08
    Baltimore, MD
    Reflections on the convergence of interests that are leading towards an interfaith, holistic, spiritual understanding of the importance of redefining our relationship with nature.
  • habitat.igc.org/values/srouwn.htm
  • www.jiscmail.ac.uk/files/dpu-pip/uwn-srouwn.txt

  • Spring Waters at Saratoga Springs
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2000.04
    Saratoga Springs, NY
    A set of three photographic slide shows, taken in Saratoga Springs, NY - center of perhaps the most important mineral resource waters in the world. The s;ide shows are: Congress Park near the center of town, An unconventional set of images from the Congress Springs, at the edge of the Park; and the Saratoga Surf and Spa Motel - a very reasonably priced motel - outside the racing season - with a mineral water hot tub where one can soak to one's heart's content.
  • habitat.igc.org/saratoga

  • Strengthening NGO Participation at the United Nations
    Pollard, Robert, International Synergy Institute.

    1994.11
    New York, NY
    Statement submitted at the Inter-sessional Meeting of the Open-Ended Working Group on the Review of Arrangements for Consultations with Non-Governmental Organizations. Recommendations for strengthening NGO participation at the UN, including the creative application of information and communication technology in support of systematic arrangements for broader and more timely access to UN documents and the establishment of an Information and Communication Center for compilation and dissemination of UN documents.
  • habitat.igc.org/interven/oewg9411.htm

  • Strengthening Procedures for Consultation
    Pollard, Robert, International Synergy Institute.

    1994.06
    New York, NY
    Statement submitted at the First Session of the Open-Ended Working Group on the Review of Arrangements for Consultations with Non-Governmental Organizations. Recommendations for consistency of procedures for consultation, on the role on national non-governmental organizations, practical arrangements, provisions for timely and effective access to documents, and modalities for consultation.
  • habitat.igc.org/interven/oewg9406.htm

  • Summary Report of the Assembly of Religious and Spiritual Leaders
    Pollard, Robert (editor).

    1993.09
    Compilation of a Summary Report based on the meetings of the Assembly of Religious and Spiritual Leaders, based on multi-level classification scheme for comments, observations and recommendations of participants, as recorded by members of the Facilitation Team.
  • habitat.igc.org/your-voice/asrl.pdf

  • Sustainable Energy - Energy After Rio
    Pollard, Robert (web developer), Energy and Atmosphere Program, Sustainable Energy and Environment Division, Un.

    1997.08
    New York, NY
    Online publication of major UNDP policy documents on sustainable energy, including Energy After Rio: Prospects and Challenges, the UNDP Initiative on Sustainable Energy, and Energy as an Instrument for Socio-Economic Policy.
  • www.undp.org/seed/energy

  • Swords into Plowshares: Peace Park at the UN
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1999.05
    New York, NY
    A slide show of photographs that focus on the Ralph Bunch Peace Park opposite the entrance to the UN Secreariat - beginning with the "Isaiah Wall" with the verse" "They shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation shall not lift up sword against nations; neither shall they study war any more."
  • habitat.igc.org/peace-park

  • Synergistic Community Communication and Interactive Processes
    Pollard, Robert, International Synergy Institute.

    1992.05
    Baltimore, MD
    Outline of proposed activities of the Synergistic Communications project for the Earth Summit & '92 Global Forum in Rio. The elements include work with the alternative treaty on Information and Communications, the publication of Da Zi Bao, the compilation of a directory of participants, the utilization of multilingual translation software, and the compilation of UNCED-related disk-based resources.
  • habitat.igc.org/docs/sccip.htm

  • Templates for Domino Peace Tiles
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1999.03
    New York, NY
    Templates for creating sets of Domino Peace Tiles, in Portable Document Format (pdf). Designed for printing on glossy/photo paper. Fun to cut out and explore the infinite variety of ways there to make patterns and shapes; endless fascination for children of all ages.
  • habitat.igc.org/one-light/templat2.htm

  • Templates for Peace Cubes
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1999.03
    New York, NY
    Templates for creating and assembling Peace Cubes - for 1" / 2.5 cm and 2" / 5 cm cubes - in Portable Document Format (pdf). Designed for printing on glossy/photo paper. Fun to cut out and glue; provides endless fascination for children of all ages. Create a set of eight cubes, and build a 2 x 2 x 2 cube.
  • habitat.igc.org/one-light/template.htm

  • Templates for Peace Faces
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1999.03
    New York, NY
    Templates for creating sets of Peace Faces, in Portable Document Format (pdf). Designed for printing on glossy/photo paper. Fun to cut out and arrange, make patterns and shapes, and to reflect upon; provides endless fascination for children of all ages.
  • habitat.igc.org/one-light/templat1.htm

  • Tenant's Affidavit in Support of an Order to Show Cause to Vacate Judgement and to Restore to the Calendar
    Pollard, Robert.

    2001.03
    Brooklyn, NY
    Final, unsuccessful affidavit - submitted on the newly-designed form for Tenant's Affidavits - that documents clearly violations of Housing Code - the resolution of which was supposed to be a precondition for any payment of rent, presents other detailed arguments in the Tenant's defense, and describes how the newly-designed form would work.
  • habitat.igc.org/housing-court-of-kings/70826/00/affidavit-2001.03.30.pdf

  • The application of modern information and communication technology to improve practical arrangements in support of strengthened participation of non-governmental organizations in the work of the United Nations
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1997.01
    New York, NY
    Recommendations for use of information technology to strengthen participation of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) including enhanced access to United Nations documents, the Daily Journal and press releases by NGOs in Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council.
  • habitat.igc.org/interven/app9701.htm

  • The Ark of Hope at the Hudson River Clearwater Revival Festival
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2002.06
    Croton Park, NY
    A set of nine slide shows, with photos taken in conjunction with the exhibition of the Ark of Hope, the Earth Charter, Temenos Books and the light and Colour Cubes during the 2002 Great Hudson River Clearwater Festival at Croton Park, in New York, on the banks of the Huson River. series are titled: The Ark of Hope at Clearwater, Light and Colour Cubes, Around and About the Booth, Fair Grounds - Fair People, Green Energy, Water Views, Trees and Skies, Shore Lines and Closing Skies.
  • habitat.igc.org/clearwater

  • The Beacon
    Pollard, Robert (editor), Baltimore Environmental Center.

    1980.01 - 1982.06
    Baltimore, MD
    Monthly Newsletter of the Baltimore Environmental Center. Maintenance of a database - BEC - of members and subscribers.

    The Commission on Sustainable Development & The World Summit on Social Development Gophers
    Pollard, Robert (editor), Information Support Unit, UN DPCSD.

    1994.10
    New York, NY
    The initial online compilation of all available official documents from the first two Sessions of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development - and an extensive set of documents submitted by Governments, Intergovernmental Orgathnzations and NGO Networks - and for the World Summit on Social Development. The site included a guide to use of the gopher and a comprehensive listing of the available documents.
  • [gopher://gopher.un.org:70/11/esc/ecosocdocs/csd]

  • The Digital Date Clock as a Universal Date Format
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1997.06
    New York, NY
    Proposes the adoption of the digital date clock as a universal format for recording dates - using yyyy.mm.dd - eg 1998.12.20 - format that eliminates ambiguity and cultural variation in recording dates, uses characters compatible with prevailing standards for file names, exhibits the properties of an ordinal number and as a result promotes orderliness, and is not only fully year 2000 compliant but can also be used as a public awareness learning mechanism in preparing for the millennium bug / crisis / bomb - Y2K.
  • www.jiscmail.ac.uk/files/dpu-pip/y2k-counting.pdf

  • The Evolving Knowledge-Based Global Economy
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2000.04
    New York, NY
    An outline of background and context relating to cosideration of the Ministerial Declaration of the high-level segment of ECOSOC on "Development and international cooperation in the twenty-first century: the role of information technology in the context of a knowledge-based global economy" submitted by Information Habitat at the meeting of the High-Level Panel of Experts at the United Nations in preparation for the High-level segment of ECOSOC.
  • habitat.igc.org/ie/nonpaper.htm

  • The First Step
    Huang-ti, The Yellow Emperor.


    China
    "To have no thought and put forth no effort is the first step towards understanding the tao ..." From the Yellow Emperor's Classic of Internal Medicine, circa 2500 B.C.E.
  • habitat.igc.org/first

  • The Habitat Agenda
    Information Habitat: Where Information Lives, in partnership with United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat) and United Nations Development Programme.

    1996.06
    Istanbul, Turkey
    Publication and dissemination - via e-mail, web site and on diskette - of the Habitat Agenda - and of virtually the entire set of official documents - and of most significant NGO communication and documents - that went into the preparation for the Habitat Agenda and for monitoring the implementation of the agreements.
  • [www.undp.org/un/habitat/agenda]

  • The Internet: A Powerful Organizing Tool
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1999.09
    New York, NY
    Outline of presentation made at the 1999 DPI / NGO Conference at United Nations Heaquarters providing an overview of fundamental properties of the Internet and information and communications technologies and of some of the key power tools for the nuts and bolts of using the Internet for local, national and international organizing.
  • habitat.igc.org/ie/dpi-1999.htm

  • The Light and Colour Cubes - An Introduction
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2002.02
    New York, NY
    An introduction to the Light and Colour Cubes and the primary colours of light and pigment.
  • habitat.igc.org/one-light/about.htm

  • The NGO Alternative Treaties and the NGO Treaty Process
    Pollard, Robert (editor), International NGO Forum (INGOF).

    1994.02
    Ottawa, Canada
    The offical edition of the alternative treaties from the International NGO Forum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil June 1-14 1992, published by the Canadian Council on International Cooperation, and incorporating the text and format as edited and published by International Synergy Institute and Ideas for Tomorrow Today.

    The Rio Agreements: A Full Text Database
    Pollard, Robert (editor), International Synergy Institute.

    1993.03
    Cowden, Kent, England
    The official Rio agreements -- Agenda 21, Climate and Biodiversity Conventions, the Forest Principles and the Rio de Janeiro Declaration -- are combined with the Alternative Treaties from the International NGO Forum and the Women's Action Agenda 21 in a DataPerfect database format with built-in menus that permits easy search and retrieval of all section of these historic agreements that include any specified word or phrase.

    Towards a Curriculum in Information Ecology: Partnership, Informatics and Participation
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2002.03
    New York, NY
    A compilation of documents and images relating to the development of a curriculum in Information Ecology in cooperation with the Development Planning Unit - Partnership, Informatics and Participation University College, London
  • habitat.igc.org/docs/dpu-docs.htm

  • Towards an Agenda for Information
    Pollard, Robert and Brantley, Ewa, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1995.02
    New York, NY
    A very preliminary draft - in parts in outline format - to initiate a process of dialogue concerning the need for an Agenda for Information, to parallel and complement the Agenda for Peace and the Agenda for Development.
  • habitat.igc.org/agenda

  • Towards an Earth Charter
    Pollard, Robert, Earthcare Interfaith Network.

    1991.04
    Geneva, Switzerland
    Proposed elements for inclusion in an Earth Charter; developed in response to an Interfaith workshop organized by the International Coordinating Committee on Religion and the Earth at Wainwright House in March 1991.
  • habitat.igc.org/values/towards.htm

  • Towards Earth Summit II: Recommendations for Actions and Commitments at Earth Summit II
    Pollard, Robert (editor), NGO Steering Committee to the UN Commission on Sustainable Development.

    1997.06
    New York, NY
    Consensus document presenting NGO recommendations for Actions and Commitments at Earth Summit II, the five year review of the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro.
  • habitat.igc.org/csdngo/1997/es2ngo1.html

  • U.S. Citizens' Response to Sustainable Development: A Preliminary Report
    Pollard, Robert & Stewart, Jim (production), Global Tomorrow Coalition.

    1989.11
    Los Angeles, CA
    Action recommendations of the eight working groups -- organized by sector of society -- that met during the Globescope Pacific Assembly in Los Angeles, November 1989, in US National Public Hearings on the Brundtland Report and in preparation for participation in the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development - the Earth Summit.

    UNCED Beyond Rio?
    Pollard, Robert, On The Line: Interactive Preparations for the First Earth Summit.

    1991.11
    Baltimore, MD
    Discussion of the need for follow up of UNCED developments beyond Rio, including a proposal to extend the UNCED process through the year 2000.

    UNCED Interactive Document System
    Pollard, Robert, International Synergy Institute.

    1992.01
    Geneva
    Preliminary design notes for an interactive document system for the intergovernmental negotiaions process at the 4th PrepCom for UNCED, incorporating features of the Da Zi Bao participant interactive message system.
  • habitat.igc.org/docs/uids.htm

  • United Nations Conference on Environment & Development: Information, Public Participation & Comunication System: A Preliminary Proposal & Discussion of the Proposal
    Pollard, Robert et al, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1990.06
    Baltimore, MD
    Discussion of NGO communication and information needs as they relate to effective participation in the process of preparing for the 1992 UNCED; recommendations for design and structuring on-line electronic conferences to facilitate communications and access to information.
  • habitat.igc.org/docs/ippcs.htm

  • United Nations Through the Trees
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2000.04
    New York, NY
    A set of photographic slide shows taken from outside and inside the United Nations Garden at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The first set is of U.N. buildings seen though trees; and some of the sculptures in the garden.
  • habitat.igc.org/un-garden

  • Unity With Nature Resource Packet
    Elkinton, Steven & Pollard, Robert, Baltimore Yearly Meeting, Unity With Nature.

    1988.08
    Baltimore, MD
    A compilation of resources, including an extensive bibliography, on spiritual aspects of our relationship with nature.

    US Citizens Network on UNCED: Proposal and Plan of Action
    Pollard, Robert (editor), US Citizens Network on UNCED.

    1990.12
    Washington, DC
    Successful funding proposal for the US Citizens Network defining objectives and structure. The proposal serves as a "boilerplate" format for national and regional citizen/NGO networks.
  • habitat.igc.org/docs/uscnu.htm

  • Utilization of information and communication technology in support of broad-based participation and access to information
    Pollard, Robert, International Synergy Institute.

    1995.05
    New York, NY
    Statement submitted by the International Synergy Institute at the Second Meeting of the Open-Ended Working Group on the Review of Arrangements for Consultations with Non-Governmental Organizations. Recommendations for the systematic application of information and communication technology in support of arrangements for broader and more timely access to UN documents and for consultation with non-governmental organizations.
  • habitat.igc.org/interven/oewg9505.htm

  • Village Meetings on the Internet: Theory and Practice of Information Ecology
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1997.02
    Vienna, Austria
    Conference presentation on the use of Internet Relay Chat as a simple, accessible and viable methodology for holding online "village meetings".

    Virtual Light & Colour Cubes
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1996.11
    New York, NY
    The virtual light & color cubes are virtual structures in the form of cubes with dimensions of red, green and blue, within which the colour at any point is equal to the sum of the point's red, green and blue coordinates. The pair of cubes - mirror images and photographic negatives of each other - embody fundamental properties of light and colour, and demonstrate the additive and subtractive primary colours.
  • habitat.igc.org/cube

  • Virtual Light & Colour Cubes - Properties of Light, Gifts of Nature, Catalysts of Peace
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1998.07
    Brooklyn, NY
    Compelling visual introduction to the Virtual Light and Colour Cubes. Provides a brief visual overview of the principal characteristics of the Virtual Light and Colour Cubes / Peace Cubes
  • www.jiscmail.ac.uk/files/dpu-pip/cop-llc-cubes.ppt

  • Vital information - the life-blood of a society
    Robert Pollard, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives for MAMAS - Mothers Against Military Aggression in Sierra Leone.

    2000.09
    Seattle, WA
    Summary of design and information ecology conceptual framework for architecture for UN-NGO Collaboration: Pilot Program for MAMAS - Mothers Against Military Aggression in Sierra Leone.
  • [ianlee-designs.com/Method/life.htm]

  • Walking Gently on the Earth
    Phillips, Jack; edited by Pollard, Robert, Friends Committee on Unity with Nature.

    1989.04
    Baltimore, MD
    A checklist, compiled by the Friends Committee on Unity with Nature and supported by appropriate queries, to encourage exploration as to how gently we are walking on the earth, what changes in actions and attitudes and what resources can support our transition towards a right relationship with the earth.
  • habitat.igc.org/values/wgote.htm

  • Water, Light and Colour Cubes, and Learning Sustainability
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    2000.05 - 2000.05

  • tinyurl.com/osr2

  • Weaving the Threads of the NGO Process: Paris - New York- Rio de Janeiro - Beyond
    Pollard, Robert, On The Line: Interactive Preparations for the First Earth Summit.

    1991.11
    Baltimore, MD
    Discussion of ways to strengthen the continuity of the NGO preparatory process for UNCED, and of ways to bridge the gap between intergovernmental and NGO events in Rio.

    Whitehaven-and-Whitgift.net
    Pollard, Robert, Whitehaven and Whitgift, and Whitehaven and Whitgift Trust.

    2000.06
    Brooklyn, NY
    Whitehaven-and-Whitgift.net is the home base of a large family of Internet domains - from gaia-university.net to gifts-of-light.net, digital-bridges.net, millennium-forum.net, housing-court-of-kings.net to maine-ecology.net and more. [under construction]
  • [whitehaven-and-whitgift.net]

  • Who Is Who: People, Projects and Organizations In Service to the Earth
    Keller, Hans J., Visionlink Educational Foundation.

    1991.05
    Waynesville, NC
    Cross-referenced, indexed database-generated directory of people, projects and organizations in service to the Earth.

    Whole Earth Partnership, Informatics and Participation
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1997.06
    New York, NY
    Web site with a listing and description of the electronic mailing list networks - Habitat Partners networks, Habitat Peace Caucus, the Huairou Commission, NGO Committees on Social Development, Sustainable Development, Human Settlements, Ad Hoc Working Group on the MAI, and Year2000 list.
  • habitat.igc.org/wepip

  • Women Engaging The UN Online: WEDO's Electronic Communications in Action
    O'Leary, Barbara Ann & Pollard, Robert (editors), Women's Environment and Development Organization.

    1994.11
    New York, NY
    A guide to the Internet gopher of the Women's Environment and Development Organization, including a table of contents of the available documents - including reports of WEDO's activities at the global, regional, national, and local levels - and information on how to access the documents.
  • gopher.igc.apc.org:70/11/orgs/wedo

  • Workshop on Environmental Computer Networks: Report on the Proceedings
    Puliatti, Enzo & Pollard, Robert, United Nations Development Programme.

    1990.07
    New York, NY
    Workshop discussion and recommendations focussed on strategies for increasing access to electronic communications in developing countries, including analysis of needs and the availability of existing resources.

    Y2K Countdown Digital Date Clock
    Pollard, Robert, Information Habitat: Where Information Lives.

    1999.10
    Brooklyn, NY
    Presentation of the basis for the use of the Digital Date Clock - with yyyy.mm.dd format - as the ideal solution for a universal format for recording dates of transactions. pdf file from an HTML page.
  • www.jiscmail.ac.uk/files/dpu-pip/y2k-counting.pdf

  • Y2K Three States Network
    Pollard, Robert, Y2k Three States Network.

    1998.09 - 2000.06
    New York, NY
    Web site for the Y2K Three States Network of representatives of public agencies and managers of public utilities and transportation networks concerned with computer-date-related Year 2000 preparations in the New York City tri-state area - New York, Connecticut and New Jersey.
  • [www.y2k3states.org]

  • Your Voice
    McLaren, Nadia and Pollard, Robert (editors), Parliament of World Religions.

    1993.08 - 1993.09
    Chicago, IL
    Twelve issues of Your Voice -- an interactive bulletin based on the Da Zi Bao model -- were published during the 1993 Parliament of World Religions. Three of the issues were dedicated to the proceedings of a "Parliament of the People" and one issue was a report based on the meetings of the Assembly of Religious and Spiritual Leaders.
  • habitat.igc.org/your-voice
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