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I looked in my backyard

It's almost 10 months that I'm travelling around the world... reading a lot of international development inspiring stories. Today I didn't feel like I needed more... so I started looking for examples of social innovation in my backyard.. in italy.

I found then my social innovator: Matteo Guidi: http://www.makeachange.it/osservatorio/matteo-guidi.asp

He's got a simple idea: bring the not-sellable-anymore… Continue

Posted on April 29, 2011 at 8:31pm

LEARN1: Constraints are underrated! Look for them!

Innovation (often) comes from constraint (If you’ve got very few resources, you’re forced to be very creative in using and reusing them.)


I picked this tip from Zuckermann because it remembered me the other day when I was building a wooden chair. I found myself without enough nails to complete the chair as it was designed. This lack of resources forced me to re-imagine the chair with less material and nails (resources).

In the end the result was, I would say, even…


Posted on April 24, 2011 at 9:21am

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At 4:14pm on August 6, 2011, Thys van der Veer said…
gameful.org ?
At 10:25pm on April 27, 2011, Thys van der Veer said…
Giacomo, you have two profiles in urgent evoke. :-)
At 1:53pm on April 25, 2011, A.V.Koshy said…
All the best, Giacomo.
Go for it :)
At 12:23am on April 25, 2011, Buffy B said…
Yay Giacomo you made it! I'll be reading everyone's posts soon glad to see you've posted some, keep it going :)

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