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I am passionate about:
Building a more open, just, equitable, and inclusive world. Building organizations. Progressive political theory. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and most importantly my wife and dog.
A little known fact about me is:
I talk to my plants.
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North Brunswick Township, NJ, United States
Founder OurSociety / Founder Love2brew
"Be the change"
Graduated from Hofstra University in 2006 with a dual major in Marketing & Management. Worked various careers in Financial Operations and Tech Sales prior to venturing out and founding Love2brew.com in 2011. Love2brew is an industry leader in our niche and has provided me with the time and opportunity to pursue projects with more meaningful societal impact.
On a personal note, I’m happily married, have a great dog, and I am an avid Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner. I firmly believe in a more open, equitable, and inclusive society is the inevitable future and am actively working towards it.
Thank you for the feedback @Erin Burba, these are great ideas. At this time, users can submit questions into the value pool but not directly. The profiles are visible to people who have not signed in, but you cannot view your percentage match to the candidate. That is a great idea though and something worth reviewing post MVP. Live Profile Example: http://beta.oursociety.org/representative/peter-jacob-1 A core part of our mission is transparency in our actions, so we keep our product roadmap public as well: https://www.oursociety.org/knowledge-base/oursociety-platform-roadmap/
Great suggestion Dima Boulad . Maggie, consider narrowing your focus down a bit. Instead of "Any American Prison System" you could research some prisons that are using progressive methods of rehabilitation and target them for proof of concept experiments.
Also be sure to distinguish between private and public prisons to save time. Private prisons may be unlikely to cooperate with reform without legislative pressure.
A great book that provides a global energy solution that aligns with the Venus Project is The Third Industrial Revolution by Jeremy Rifkin. It explains how we could build continentally connected networks of renewable energy generation where each building acts as a node. Highly recommended. https://amzn.to/2klETZG