What are the goals of the network? How does it work?
- The goals are simple: Tackle global problems using the best and brightest young minds. It works because young and old people are willing to participate in exchange for meeting other people around the world interested in similar topics and using a rating system to sort through all the content.
Who are the members? Why do they join?
- The members are people from all countries, all backgrounds, all ages. They join because they want to make the world a better place, and gain recognition for their brilliant ideas.
What are the ethics of being a good EVOKE agent?
- A good EVOKE agent isn't in it just for the acclaim, but reads other people's content and gives constructive feedback. A good agent doesn't create unnecessary controversy, but struggles against greater injustice and inequality.
Why does the EVOKE network like to create mystery and spectacle? How does creating curiosity -- and sparking awe, wonder
and imagination -- help the EVOKE network achieve its goals?
- Because its good marketing, and serves to get people more engaged than a completely transparent system. By cultivating mystery, they're able to channel some of the creative forces that would normally be turned to destructive outlets.