In a cell phone culture, government news casts can recommends watchers in X district to txt others in their district on their contact lists when an endemic worsens in that specific area. Likewise when threat levels decrease. This would be served best when cellular technology starts being able to filter where you reside and where your contacts reside from some kind of IP information.
Psychologically, txting people would creates social contact, which is listed in this… Continue
Added by Jeremy Laird Hogg on April 29, 2010 at 10:00pm —
is far to complete.
I've been through the Canadian Army Reserves, and I've done my share of survalist style excersices. Including a fair share of 'interior' camping (sites you can't get to by motor-vehicle).
If I've learned one thing: don't pack the kitchen sink. You know what what be better than a Toronto Emergency Kit?
Recommending you go camping with your family sometime. Then you'll realize what you can be resources about with limit materials, and what extra… Continue
Added by Jeremy Laird Hogg on April 29, 2010 at 9:07pm —
There are elements of self esteem that are harmful for crisis situations.
There is supported reason to believe that self-esteem is related to thought suppression. Thought suppression is 'the process of deliberately trying to stop
thinking about certain thoughts'. An essential element of self-esteem is positive self evaluation. The current western culture** regards self-esteem as… Continue
Added by Jeremy Laird Hogg on April 29, 2010 at 8:00pm —
I adore this piece of advice.
context: how to break emergency/crisis news.
Advice: "Keep your message short. Many people have short attention
Explanation: If the message is online, consider also that many people have a hard time reading text-heavy doc**ents on computer screens. I have… Continue
Added by Jeremy Laird Hogg on April 29, 2010 at 6:00pm —
Sent a message to Ilona Bougherty on facebook. She runs a website
and program for giving Canadian youth the vocabulary to follow and
become interested in politics. Her engagement program includes using
performance art events (eg, concerts, dance) to get an 'in'.b.
She got back to me, said
Thanks for letting us know about EVOKE, looks really
interesting! We will… Continue
Added by Jeremy Laird Hogg on April 28, 2010 at 6:08pm —
In the mid-late 1900s...John Rawls
made some challenging arguments on the just distribution of goods (especially of interest here: money). He argues for a social contract theory of money, like John Locke
, but doesn't start up his argument… Continue
Added by Jeremy Laird Hogg on April 26, 2010 at 9:00pm —
For my Act6 I am helping an afghan wife (and mother) escape her husband, whom she has accused of murder. MADRE
is executing the escape project with funds from donors such as myself. At his time we have raised $1,595 out of an ideal $26,000. These funds cover the operating costs of a) getting the family out of Afghanistan and starting up a safe life, and b) allowing for emergency measures such as extra local transportation, telephoning, and… Continue
Added by Jeremy Laird Hogg on April 26, 2010 at 4:30pm —
In 2010, there were problems of HIV and and sexual abuse. Out of a sample population of 2000 youth aged 10-17, 53% of girls and 13% of boys reported that their first sexual encounters were coerced (world vision
2010 also happens to be the year that I gave a microloan to a Ugandan widow with children. Of those children, an 11 year old son was abused by a… Continue
Added by Jeremy Laird Hogg on April 26, 2010 at 5:02am —
World Water Day 2020. Here goes.
a. Problem in need of awareness
One of the problems with poor access to clean water is how far people (read: women) have to hike for it. Mothers can't work other jobs, daughters can't go to school when it takes umpteen hours to heft water home every week.… Continue
Added by Jeremy Laird Hogg on April 26, 2010 at 4:30am —
a. Sent a message to Illona Bougherty on facebook. She runs a website and program for giving Canadian youth the vocabulary to follow and become interested in politics. Her engagement program includes using performance art events (eg, concerts, dance) to get an 'in'.
b. We'll see what she says.
c. Boy, what a great name for an organization that - Apathy is Boring
. Right up my alley. Enough with the academic vocab, the hyper-ecologic… Continue
Added by Jeremy Laird Hogg on April 26, 2010 at 4:01am —
Feeling pretty good, boomeranging some mola to Maria.
$50 from me, $150 from others, and Maria's microloan is now complete.So who's Maria and what is she up to with her $200 loan?
She's a widow with children living in Uganda. She works 7 days a week and takes care of additional family members beyond her children. For money - be ready, for she's a entrepreneurial multi-tasker - her time… Continue
Added by Jeremy Laird Hogg on April 25, 2010 at 9:30pm —
In the late 1600's...John Locke
had a philosophy of money. It's now the Western philosophy of money.
In the notoriously imprecise state known as the 'state of nature' everyone was entitled to take what they could use.
The argument goes:
You are entitled to yourself. That's axiomatic. Your labour is an extension of yourself. So you get… Continue
Added by Jeremy Laird Hogg on April 25, 2010 at 6:30pm —
We were stuck in our ways.
Not after the rise of MoonBase1.
On MB1 food was grown everywhere possible.
Edible plant life became central to the human-moon aesthetic.
And it made Earth look foolish.
So much wasted space in cities.
So many places to plant.
On the moon, a wasteland, food is planted everywhere functionally plausible.
On Earth, food was thought ugly and kept in 'rural' areas.
MoonBase1 voided the… Continue
Added by Jeremy Laird Hogg on April 25, 2010 at 5:32pm —
Following on Toronto's climate resiliency plan, I have had the pleasure of implementing, applying, and improving upon the plan in my local district.
We have a food garden that spans groundwork and condo rooftops. Tourists love it. The nearby mall even has a self-sustaining green roof with augments its air-conditioning costs.
And we count on it's air conditioning: Toronto's extreme heat warnings are notorious. Those without air conditioning, especially the elderly and/or… Continue
Added by Jeremy Laird Hogg on April 25, 2010 at 4:35am —
Firm yourselves up!
I've been looking at the leader clouds to gain inspiration and insight into how to make a strong contributions with my own blogs.
And it seems to me, imho and all that, that you largely got your points by being really good at 'being on your way.' Well, you're done the 'on your way' stage now. So it's time take it take it to the next level. People are looking up to you. Set an example. Don't stagnate down the stretch.
Pardon me from coaching before… Continue
Added by Jeremy Laird Hogg on April 25, 2010 at 1:55am —
Human trafficking: the selling of persons for material use, eg. labour, organs, sex. May be temporary or permanent.
Demographics most trafficked: women and children.
Egypt and human trafficking: Egypt is a geographical middle ground between three continents. Two of these continents are Africa and the 'middle eastern' area of Asia. This geographical fact may be way Egypt is a hub for human trafficking.
Recent Activity: Egyptian legislature has passed… Continue
Added by Jeremy Laird Hogg on April 25, 2010 at 12:30am —
Well, I'm no expert, but here you go. Banking that empowers, encourages charity, and your own vision for a better future.
When it comes to money, most of us are smarter than we are.
When have a chance to reflect on life, we know what we want to do with our money.
When we are on the way to work, however, we shell out a fiver for a latte (x100 or so annually).
In theory, Prudential Bank helps us… Continue
Added by Jeremy Laird Hogg on April 23, 2010 at 10:00pm —
over seas activity (india):
- funds are stretched by having communities pay for programs in part. ex: building a well costs $2000, the community pays for $800
- communities must agree to maintain a maintenance fund. non-water 1st wells are liable to cease functioning properly after a few years.
- programs from previous years are revisited to find out how sustainably successful they have been.
- wells, latrines, cooperative… Continue
Added by Jeremy Laird Hogg on April 21, 2010 at 6:00pm —