Q1 : WHICH great challenges and social problems should the EVOKE
Network tackle next?
- In the coming season, I will be happy to see the problems related to today's technology, economy, science and environmental issues.
Q2 : WHERE in the world should the network try to build up new EVOKE
- Cities in underdeveloped countries and developed countries...
Q3 : WHO would you encourage to play Season 2?
- The first person will be my lovely sister. Then I would… Continue
Added by lois ingyin on May 12, 2010 at 12:39pm —
I pick the last one - "How do People React in a Pandemic" which is something I can relate to. So, I followed the links and found this great article about people's fears and crisis by Peter Sandman. http://www.nieman.harvard.edu/reportsitem.aspx?id=100259
Added by lois ingyin on May 12, 2010 at 11:52am —
I chose the case study about "THE BAREFOOT COLLEGE - PROMOTING PRODUCTIVE EMPLOYMENT FOR YOUTH IN INDIA
" on http://www.kivu.com/wbbook/casestudies.html
simply because traditional knowledge need to be shared and preserved as the same way which is mentioned in the report.Quote
: People depend more on each other and the use of… Continue
Added by lois ingyin on May 12, 2010 at 11:36am —
Political crisis is the most likely thing to happen in my country then the others considering our political instability.
First of all, I would introduce this Ushahidi program to my friends and asks them to share with others. By doing so, we can create a network of people who will have a good knowledge of this Ushahidi software.
During the crisis, I will track locations of ongoing riots, outbreaks and protests and share with others to let them know which area to avoid or stay at… Continue
Added by lois ingyin on April 27, 2010 at 12:29pm —
Added by lois ingyin on April 27, 2010 at 11:36am —
I have done it before quite a few times actually, buying virtual currencies via paypal. They'll sure give you an edge in your virtual communities. But we have to be careful with scams. Otherwise, it was an intriguing experience I would say..
Added by lois ingyin on April 27, 2010 at 11:11am —
Added by lois ingyin on April 27, 2010 at 10:52am —
"Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime."
To be honest, I've only donated food, cloths and money to the poorer but I've never done something like gardening which can count for long-term food security.... I'm gonna start doing it when I have a chance from now on.
And I suggest watching this series of videos from NASA...… Continue
Added by lois ingyin on April 22, 2010 at 7:22am —
March 10, 2020
I am having a dinner probably with my partner at a restaurant.. I'll be having roasted chicken in dark sauce and have a strong craving for shark's fin soup which has been vanished from the menu for years.. Woops, guess how much I paid for this.. $20 for a single meal!
Added by lois ingyin on April 22, 2010 at 7:17am —
Wow.. That's 10 years from now... means a lot of changes! By this time, I'll be a graduate in degree in Astrophysics or Physical Sciences. And I can devote my life to solving world issues helping in Africa or any places that calls for action. I'm definitely looking forward to it!
Added by lois ingyin on April 22, 2010 at 5:52am —
Seeing water crisis, the first thing came to my mind is the water purifier straw! This is an awesome gadget with an affordable price. Here are some photos in action... http://www.gizmag.com/go/4418/http://www.engadget.com/2005/08/18/lifestraw-purifies-water-instantly-for-under-2-a-year/
Added by lois ingyin on April 22, 2010 at 5:32am —
It's easy. We just need to integrate all those energy efficient techniques into our daily lives.. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pqr-Uql85dM
<-- Sustainable Energy Innovators...
The other one is Bill Gates' talk about fusion energy on TedTalks which really inspired me and really an innovative solution to our energy problems. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JaF-fq2Zn7I
Added by lois ingyin on April 22, 2010 at 5:00am —
That's exactly what happened in my country... http://www.wfp.org/countries/myanmar
Added by lois ingyin on April 21, 2010 at 4:33am —
I chose Britt Bravo! She has such an amazing personality - "fight for the world and having fun". I subscribed to her blog's (http://havefundogood.blogspot.com
) feeds and followed her on twitter.
Added by lois ingyin on March 25, 2010 at 12:50pm —
I would pick "Think and act big" because all great works came from some big ideas that most people think they were just crazy and impossible.
Added by lois ingyin on March 24, 2010 at 1:24pm —