A crash course in changing the world.
It’s Christmas 2020, my outdoor Christmas lights have a mini solar panel at the end of the string instead of a power plug. This mini solar panel soaks energy from the sun during the day and powers the lights for about 12 hours at night. The lights turn on automatically at sunset and can be programmed to turn off automatically after 2,4, 6, 8 or 12 hours. That way there’s no falling asleep accidently…Continue
Posted on May 10, 2010 at 4:39am — 3 Comments
Sometimes people just need a way out of seemingly dire situation. Too often the way out requires getting the right information and having connections. A new hotline in Syria is giving Palestine refugee women across the country access to both. The new phone number will give the women access to a lawyer, social worker or member of the women's…Continue
Posted on May 10, 2010 at 3:20am
Evoke was great, I learned a lot, it introduced me to many new resources, and most importantly it motivated me to think that I can accomplish something bigger.
The planned scenarios were great but I would of liked to of seen an occasional spontaneous real time world scenario. Evoke is designed for us to learn…Continue
Posted on May 10, 2010 at 2:30am
I find the following piece of insight from Harvard's guide to crises communication to be very true.
"The relationship between information and emotion is that strong emotion provokes biased information seeking. The stronger your emotions, the more you will learn; but it’s not neutral learning. You’re learning in…Continue
Posted on May 10, 2010 at 2:19am