A crash course in changing the world.
In 2022 I will be 36 years old and hopefully married with children. As a father I would be concerned about where my children are going to grow up. Hence, I'd rather live in a modernized/western country with economic stability, security and good educational system. In my best case scenario I picture myself with a job that combines earning good money with improving everyday life.
Since I studied economics, I will be working as an advisor for smart and innovative solutions for the service…
Added by Alexander Bauer on April 30, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments
For me Sunitha Krishnan is a social hero because she fights child trafficking and sexual exploitation. Proactively she recognized the necessity of citizen-state collaboration in the public system that takes care of such victims. In this case of collaboration Sunitha found a smart solution to two major problems: financial restraints and abuse of government power. Government provides the funds for projects – which civil organizations more than often lack. Civil organizations provide a control…Continue
Added by Alexander Bauer on April 30, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments
I like Ethan Zuckerman’s approach that innovation comes from constraint. I mean, isn’t that the reason why people so desperately invent and innovate things? When living in a world with unlimited means, we would lack the drive and incentive to think outside the box. However, living in modern Europe and being surrounded by latest technology blunts our sensitivity on everyday problems in third world countries. That’s why I think that Problems are not always obvious from afar is very important…Continue
Added by Alexander Bauer on April 25, 2012 at 1:00am — No Comments