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March 2010 Blog Posts (10,202)

Favorite secret

Don’t fight culture.

Added by bob down on March 3, 2010 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Imagine. Evidence part 2.

Started here


There will be also 3 more places where I can be found in 2020.


  1. Study
  2. Garden
  3. Rescue mission




Study-room


Why? `Cause it`s another part of educating. Studying.
Another reason - writing. One of my dream is to become writer. Nope. A lie. I…
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Added by Vyacheslav Khyzhnyak on March 3, 2010 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

Don't Fight Culture

"We’ve got bicycles and mobile phones in Africa, plus lots of metal to weld."…


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Added by Charlie on March 3, 2010 at 10:00am — 5 Comments

Act1: My hero: Brian Conley

The first hero I want to write about is Brian Conley.


You may not have heard of him, but for the last years he has been doing impressive work in helping reports from hot zones around the world reach us. Unfiltered, co-created by locals, raw at times.


His first video project that I became aware of was "Alive in Baghdad". For a few years, they sent out videos…
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Added by Raymond M. Kristiansen on March 3, 2010 at 10:00am — 5 Comments

LEARN1

it has to be the very first point made by Ethan Zuckerman - innovation (often) comes from constraint. You do not always have the resources you need and this requires one to be creative. Its this creativity that brings about innovation. You need to be able to really think out of the box. Creative ideas will not appear, if you are too focused on the resources you do not have. Look at the resources you do have and make a list of the positives of those resources and from there begin by thinking of… Continue

Added by Leandra on March 3, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

Along with this.

Listen to the right people, Come on people? We all know how to do it, but sometimes we don't and it seem like we went the other way and found the wrong person, but they are out there and when you find them stick by them and listen to them, because they are the people who are going to be helping you out in the end no matter what you do, Listen to them and always make sure they listen to you as well. Don't think about what or how they do it, just get down there and talk to them and do it with… Continue

Added by Soda on March 3, 2010 at 9:53am — 2 Comments

Relax

This will only get easier and make more sense as time pa****. In the meantme, grow the network. That is where the strength lies.

Added by Nick Justnick on March 3, 2010 at 9:51am — 1 Comment

What will I be doing in 10 years?

Well 2020 is quite a long way off. But I hope that by the time it rolls around I work in a museum and am the best uncle I could possibly ever be. I am currently enrolled in university at and I am working towards a degree in History with a specialization in European. I hope to spend my days talking about history and having discussions about…

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Added by Justin Currie on March 3, 2010 at 9:40am — 1 Comment

My favourite innovation tip

The Entry I liked most is:
  1. think like a child – children have no limit to their thinking
Tim Brown spoke about this in one of his TED talks and it is awfully
true.

Added by Henrik Wesemann on March 3, 2010 at 9:33am — 1 Comment

Spread!

Friend people who are on the right track. But be discerning. This will naturally breed recognition of intelligence and improve exposure on all social networking mediums.

Added by Nick Justnick on March 3, 2010 at 9:31am — 1 Comment

Learn1: Transferring knowledge

My chosen secret is this:


Provide skills, not just finished technologies.…
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Added by Raymond M. Kristiansen on March 3, 2010 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

IMAGINE 1: 10 years from now...

10 years is a long time.



Its hard to even decide what I'm going to do with present issues. 10 years from now I hope to have finished with graduate school and obtained a career that i love. I plan on having my B.A. and Masters completed in Communications, Public Relations and Marketing. I'm halfway to my B.A. so that seems much more than reasonable. If I were called upon to help out in the Tokyo Food Crisis, i would hope my education and experience in the communications field would help… Continue

Added by Brandon Spearman on March 3, 2010 at 9:30am — 10 Comments

Problems are not that far

"Problems are not always obvious from afar (You really have to live for

a while in a society where no one has currency larger than a $1 bill to

understand the importance of money via mobile phones.)"



I think problems (and solutions) are around us. You don't have to live in Africa, to see powerty. Try to help the poor people around you. I dare anyone to say, they don't pass someone poor on the street almost every day.

I think it's easier to help poor people around you, and… Continue

Added by Yanus Saintface on March 3, 2010 at 9:29am — 1 Comment

Barbara Hogan!

My mentor is Barbara Hogan. Her life is an inspiration to anyone who knows anything about her actions. Beginning with joining the banned ANC during apartheid South Africa and currently serving as the Minister of Public Enterprises in the South African cabinet, her life has been filled with adventurous action which has improved the lives of millions of South Africans.


Her role in the…
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Added by Murray Sterley on March 3, 2010 at 9:28am — 1 Comment

People with problems are not the problem : they're the solution.

This rules seems the more important to me : don't pretend to know what people lives.



Experts are educated in universities, that are socially and historically determined. We can't just wait for experts to analyze a social problem, or try to be an expert.



1/ People must find their own solutions.

2/ People must be part of this solutions.



The better exemple is the Foucault's commitment against prisons in the 70's. Some rules… Continue

Added by Grégory Meurant on March 3, 2010 at 9:28am — 1 Comment

My favorite secret of social innovation.

My favorite secret of social innovation is that coming up with a solution to a problem on limited resources requires using existing platforms upon which to build a solution. Bringing in new technology or products requires massive amounts of resources. Therefore, being creative in finding a solution using existing platforms will bring about change more quickly.

Added by Joe Grover on March 3, 2010 at 9:27am — 3 Comments

Mike Feinberg KIPP

I chose to follow Mike Feinberg. Mr. Feinberg created the Knowledge Is Power Program <KIPP> the objective of this program was to prepare children in underserved area with the skills and education they will need to go to college.

He does this by extending the schools hours, and days the students attend. It is a pre-k to 12th grade school, and hopefully it will set a new standard for all schools.

The schools also contract the parents to dedicate their time to the success of…

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Added by Brian Hunt on March 3, 2010 at 9:18am — 1 Comment

2020...(A Merman I Should Turn to Be) [Mission 1.3]

Today is March 3rd, 2020 and I have been dancing for five hours in this crazy red rock desert. The quarter moon works its way slowly across the sky, marking our ritual progress. Friends are here too, bodies pulsing rhythmically or beating the drums in frenzied time, their active tattoos weaving bright contrails of color in the darkness. Photos are taken, videos uploaded; evidence for the mission. We are gamers, and we play a long game.


Ten years ago I went into…
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Added by Gene Becker on March 3, 2010 at 9:16am — 11 Comments

Biggest secret, not only for evoking!

Think like a child – children have no limit to their thinking. (Paul Polak via… Continue

Added by Vyacheslav Khyzhnyak on March 3, 2010 at 9:08am — 1 Comment

Listen, Indulge, Learn, Teach

It is better to teach a life long skill rather than giving the final product up front. Education is something that one can never lose or run out of unlike the final product. Taking from an ancient saying, "It is better to teach one how to fish with a net then to just give them the fish because the fish is only temporary but the…
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Added by Brandon Burger on March 3, 2010 at 9:06am — 1 Comment

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