Tag Archives: inspiration

Automating Construction

Imagine if you could automate the building of a 2,500 square foot home in less than one day. Professor Behrokh Khoshnevis of the University of Southern California is building contour crafting machines that he believes will be able to do exactly that.

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11 TED Talks That Will Change Your Life

11 TED Talks That Will Change Your Life

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These 11 TED talks represent some of the most amazing stories and concepts you may ever hear. From creating civilizations from scratch, to starting a movement, to fleeing a totalitarian regime, to building a wind turbine out of garbage scraps to save a village from death – these talks are guaranteed to make you laugh, cry, and think differently.

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NYC Software Engineer Teaches Homeless Man To Code

A NYC based software engineer named Patrick offered a homeless man named Leo a choice: He would either give him $100, or teach him how to become a computer programmer.

The engineer faced an uproar of criticism from naysayers all over the internet, but went along with his plan anyway. Leo accepted the challenge of learning how to code.

Several weeks later, Leo is finishing up his first app, and has already received a job offer!

Human beings were born to exert energy; to create, to give back. Poverty is not our natural state of existence. A little guidance and belief in someone can make all of the difference in shaping a better world.

Let’s shout about this from the rooftops.

Full story:
http://www.businessinsider.com/homeless-coder-2013-9

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Dream.

Imagine a world where charity doesn’t exist, because everyone’s needs are already met.

Using Technology for Good

Do you spend a lot of time bored at work?

Do you surf the internet aimlessly, wishing there was something more meaningful that you could be doing in your downtime?

Do you want to learn about other cultures?

If so, we’ve created the perfect solution for you.

You can use Quora right now to help end poverty. Read about the Open-Source Poverty Alleviation Research Project:

http://jordanphoenix.quora.com/Open-Source-Poverty-Alleviation-Research-Project

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Random Acts of Kindness

To reduce the frequency of random acts of violence, increase the frequency of random acts of kindness.

-Jordan Phoenix

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If we can really…

“If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.”

-Krishnamurti

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