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kevin Jones commented on Wintermute's blog post Organism // a social collaboration platform // Evokation
"facebook for one."
May 16, 2010
kevin Jones commented on Wintermute's blog post Organism // a social collaboration platform // Evokation
"i just want to know what you will do with my data and how and if i can get it out and how you will handle privacy, etc."
May 16, 2010
kevin Jones commented on Wintermute's blog post Organism // a social collaboration platform // Evokation
"all of that. or will you link with what have, allowing full and free import and export of my data?"
May 16, 2010
kevin Jones commented on Wintermute's blog post Organism // a social collaboration platform // Evokation
"switching costs is another way to say it"
May 16, 2010
kevin Jones commented on Wintermute's blog post Organism // a social collaboration platform // Evokation
"im already on a lot of platforms. what's the cost, attention embedded cost, etc?"
May 16, 2010
kevin Jones commented on Wintermute's blog post Organism // a social collaboration platform // Evokation
"interesting to see this arise."
May 16, 2010
kevin Jones commented on Elastika's blog post Money is time!
"We are also auditing the growth of literacy as a key success metric of a for profit business my fund has invested in"
Apr 4, 2010
kevin Jones commented on Elastika's blog post Money is time!
"Don't think the other has effective development/poverty metric or I like ophi a lot we're getting it added to fair trade audits and IM working with coops with significant zero carbon food production via reforestation which are enabled by…"
Apr 4, 2010
kevin Jones commented on Elastika's blog post Money is time!
"Gnu also has multidimensional poverty measures from ophi.org.uk"
Apr 4, 2010
kevin Jones commented on Elastika's blog post Money is time!
"I wonder what juliet schor thinks about overspending now that people are not doing it."
Apr 2, 2010
kevin Jones commented on Elastika's blog post Money is time!
"i like this, too. i am thinking about alternative currencies, attention currency and other ways of thinking about money. im also working to make capital more inherently friendly to the entrepreneur so the power imbalances of capital are addressed."
Apr 2, 2010
MAK commented on kevin Jones's blog post Fair trade part of the answer to food security
"i concur with claire. .keep it up kevin!!"
Mar 31, 2010
MAK commented on kevin Jones's blog post resistance to pay the cost of water
"go mr. hawkins go! if people only realized. ."
Mar 31, 2010
MAK commented on kevin Jones's blog post Dead orangutans in kit kat, but it's fair trade
""Activist groups have long used Web sites, grass-roots email campaigns and videos to publicize their causes. But the attack on Nestlé is part of a new wave of digitally savvy protests, marketing experts say. "This is the place…"
Mar 31, 2010
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Dead orangutans in kit kat, but it's fair trade

Nestle's is going fair trade with Kit Kat, the first large candy maker to do it while it sources palm oil that kills orangutans the primate story continuesSee More
Mar 31, 2010
kevin Jones commented on kevin Jones's blog post crowdsourced information about disasters
"it's a slippery rather than sticky use of the web/mobile. and slippery is the way to go these days. s"
Mar 29, 2010

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Dead orangutans in kit kat, but it's fair trade

Nestle's is going fair trade with Kit Kat, the first large candy maker to do it while it sources palm oil that kills orangutans the primate story continues


Posted on March 31, 2010 at 3:56am

Peruvian permaculture startup

Core team is
meeting in Iquitos, Peru tomorrow to make the final arrangements on 5
hectors we will be transforming into a Permaculture center
They have a mission.
Twitter handle

@PlanetPeeps

Posted on March 25, 2010 at 4:31am — 2 Comments

Bamboo's role in sustanable relief in Haiti



With commitments from INBAR (International Network of Bamboo and Rattan) and CBTC (Cane and Bamboo Technology Centre), the World Bamboo Organization and Generation Bambou are leading the way to mobilize the world of bamboo businesses and

organizations with the goal of providing and promoting bamboo…

Continue

Posted on March 18, 2010 at 5:57pm — 5 Comments

resistance to pay the cost of water



People pay more for their cellphones and cable television than for water,” said Mr. Hawkins, who before taking over Washington’s water

system ran environmental groups and attended Princeton and Harvard,

where he never thought… Continue

Posted on March 15, 2010 at 2:06pm

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LEARN5- Future of Money

What creative solution do you think will make the biggest change in how we use money in the future? Pick your favorite experiment and tell the EVOKE network why you think it will change the world.Of the proposed experiments and financial solutions, the community focused trade organizations, such as World of Good, have the greatest potential for stewarding forward a more prosperous future for developing regions. The group taps into impoverished artisans to help foster community economies by…See More
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LEARN1- Social Innovator

My favorite, and perhaps most needed social innovation today, is "Don’t fight culture (If people cook by stirring their stews, they’re not going to use a solar oven, no matter what you do to market it. Make them a better stove instead.)"This simple idea has two meanings. First, it shows that the injustice of poverty and instability does not have a cookie cutter answer. Rather, it takes domestic and well educated responses that address the factors that drove a culture to suffer so, such as from…See More
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