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Kevin DiVico's Blog – March 2010 Archive (22)

Social innovation Networking platform - JUMO from Facebook cofounder

On Mashables site is a teaser article about JUMO - a new social network platform by one of the co founders of Facebook ... looks like its designed to pair people, causes and organizations up....




Located in Soho NYC, looks like there hiring as well... and that was a possible Evokation I was brainstorming... oh…
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Added by Kevin DiVico on March 19, 2010 at 12:46am — 4 Comments

Next Step Mission - UK Food Insecurity- 4 meals away from Anarchy Inspired by Radz

Hello Agents,


I read this article in the Times of London - how the UK and western civilization is in danger of collapse if food stops following. I had this article sitting for days on desktop. Don't know what I was waiting for, then today I saw…
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Added by Kevin DiVico on March 17, 2010 at 9:00pm — 7 Comments

Sustainable transportation- Solar Roadways



Hello Agents,


this is a fantastic idea but I always wondered if anyone could make it happen. Well the first prototye has rolled off the assembly line...








Check out the company webpage here


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Added by Kevin DiVico on March 17, 2010 at 2:36pm — 4 Comments

You tube Volunteers video contest - for global development organisations

Hello folks,


You tube in conjunction with One.org have a contest to create a video on your favorite global development NPO - now Evoke is not a NPO (yet) but I stills ay we should make a video and submit it. Lets spread the word on evoke .... visit http://www.youtube.com/videovolunteers for details.




"Join Jeremy Piven's Video Volunteers EntourageJeremy Piven and the…
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Added by Kevin DiVico on March 17, 2010 at 4:17am — 1 Comment

15 Planets you can use to purifier your Air

http://air-purifier-reviewsite.com/blog/15-house-plants-you-can-use-as-air-purifiers/


hello everyone,


I read this site a few weeks ago and I am placing a few Boston Ferns in my apartment (one per room) as well as a couple of Areca Palm Tree.


Don't let people…
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Added by Kevin DiVico on March 16, 2010 at 10:06pm — 5 Comments

tools for online security for Social Innovators - Tor Project

Hello everyone,


I was turned on to the Tor project from a reply to a post i was reading here on the network. from there site - "Tor is free software and an open network that helps you defend against a form of network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy, confidential business activities and relationships, and state security known as traffic analysis."


Now this is good stuff but it is not a magical cure all for your online…
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Added by Kevin DiVico on March 16, 2010 at 9:52pm — 2 Comments

Food Security - AUG / Living Goods Program

AUG / Living Goods Program… Continue

Added by Kevin DiVico on March 16, 2010 at 9:04pm — 3 Comments

Knowledge resource- Sourcemap

hello Agents,


I just came across this website SourceMap that I wanted to share with you.


I am posting a vidoe on this service in the video blog section.…


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Added by Kevin DiVico on March 16, 2010 at 8:56pm — 2 Comments

UN Habitat - World urban Forum 5 - do we have agents in Rio...

Hello Agents,


This week coming (March 22 -26) in Rio De Janeiro is the World Urban Forum




"In the space of a few short years, the World Urban Forum has turned into the world's premier…

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Added by Kevin DiVico on March 16, 2010 at 4:45pm — 4 Comments

Smart roads, now recharging roads

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Added by Kevin DiVico on March 12, 2010 at 12:50am — 2 Comments

food security- Knowledge is power

hello agents,


do you know how to read the labeling on food products and really understand what there saying.


Lifehacker has a great post addressing this...titled The Common Sense Guide to "Organic" and Other Food Labels.


Its a great post and I really learned alot from it.


Find it here…
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Added by Kevin DiVico on March 11, 2010 at 5:55pm — 3 Comments

Knolwedge resource- is African Poverty falling?

Hello Agents,


over at the World Bank website there is a good article by Martin Ravallion on a recent paper that indicated that poverty was falling in Africa. For anyone interested in Africa and poverty I heartily endorse this article. the lesson learned here is that there is a great many articles , papers, blogs , websites, NGO's, NPO"s and just plain people who have there own agenda (which may be good and still conflict with others conclusions) so for us as…
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Added by Kevin DiVico on March 11, 2010 at 5:32pm — No Comments

How To Clean a Window with Newspaper

Hello agents,


over at Re-Nest they have a great article on How to clean a window with newspaper.


This is great because using paper towels is very un-green.


Here you can recycle your news and clean your home and check out the suggested spray -…


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Added by Kevin DiVico on March 11, 2010 at 4:45pm — 1 Comment

Food Security Pioneers - Crop Mob

Agents,


I read about Crop Mob in the NY Time Sunday magazine last weekend. What an amazing group of people who have taken on a mission that is both timely and needed.


What is a Crop Mob?


In there own words "crop mob is primarily a group of young, landless, and wannabe farmers who come…
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Added by Kevin DiVico on March 11, 2010 at 3:44pm — 3 Comments

Sustainable farming example - Polyface farms



Polyface farms is just amazing - http://www.polyfacefarms.com/

I learned of there farm when reading the omnivores Dilemma by Micheal pollen. I heartily reocmend all agents review the site. We need to create more sustainble farms, beyond organic throughout each nation.…

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Added by Kevin DiVico on March 11, 2010 at 7:36am — 4 Comments

Food Security Knowledge resource USA - Micheal Pollens website

I just read the Omnivores Dilemma

By Micheal Pollan - it is am amazing book - here is the descriptive blurb on it…

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Added by Kevin DiVico on March 11, 2010 at 7:31am — 2 Comments

Imagine 1 - ten years from now - a saved man , a purpose defined, an evoke to answer

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it

was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of

darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we…

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Added by Kevin DiVico on March 11, 2010 at 6:13am — 4 Comments

Act1 - Ali Yapicioglu





Hello Agents,
I have chosen to shadow Mr. Ali Yapicioglu, a partner at In Site architecture. I saw his talk while attending Ted RX Rochester in November 2009. I had the privilege of speaking with him after his presentation and was impressed by his commitment to permaculture in modern architecture. I shall post his TED RX Rochester talk to the video pages if it is still up.


His bio is…
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Added by Kevin DiVico on March 11, 2010 at 2:18am — 3 Comments

Hulu Doc**entaries that can educate, inspire and have an impact on Evoke Part Two

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Added by Kevin DiVico on March 5, 2010 at 10:13pm — No Comments

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