Posts Tagged "technology"

Creating a brave new world together, the Venus Project

I have come across some good ideas and some great ideas. The Venus Project is in the latter category. Here’s a quote from their site:

“The Venus Project offers a comprehensive plan for social reclamation in which human beings, technology and nature will be able to coexist in a long term, sustainable state of dynamic equilibrium”

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No wonder they invented add & adhd

Some kids were born to challenge everything, so they must have something wrong with them. Hahahaha. Some kids are NOT going to let anything kill their creativity, no school, no adult, no social pressure, NOTHING! This Ted Video is brilliant & explains why some of the kids today, act the way they do:) Since there can’t be anything wrong with the system, they invented ADD & ADHD…

Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.

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Getting the world to work on one problem – teachnology

Getting the world to work on one problem – teachnology

This is just awesome. How to get everyone working on one problem. Firstly he explains those annoying CAPTCHA & reCAPTCHA images we have all had to fill in. Now that I know what is going on, I will fill them in with a new found joy. And then he goes on to explain how he is going to translate the internet, the WHOLE internet. Well, not him personally, silly! He has a great team (clearly) & they have built a very clever system, founded on very solid fair trade principles. This is truly a case of ‘teachnology’ combined with great human spirit. Louis van Ahn and his team have my respect. Love it!

You can read more about Louis van Ahn here.

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The first Girl Geek Dinner in Johannesburg has launched!

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We are very excited to announce that the first Girl Geek Dinner in Johannesburg will be hosted on November 3rd, 2011. Girl Geek Dinners were started in London and are run throughout the world. Cape Town has already had 4 stunning dinners and and now it’s time for Jozi to be inspired!

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