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Having been discussing the idea of this challenge for the last 18 months, I have been conscious of how we recycle. It's also how long we've lived in our current home. Here's the things I've noticed over that time about the barriers we have to better

Having been discussing the idea of this challenge for the last 18 months, I have been conscious of how we recycle. It's also how long we've lived in our current home. Here's the things I've noticed over that time about the barriers we have to better

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Amplify's first day in the field in Delhi after an early morning arrival from England and the US. Here's my first research contribution from downtown Delhi. An observation of Ladies Only train carriages by my team mate Luisa.

Amplify's first day in the field in Delhi after an early morning arrival from England and the US. Here's my first research contribution from downtown Delhi. An observation of Ladies Only train carriages by my team mate Luisa.

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Waze is a community-based traffic & navigation app. Drivers share real-time traffic & road info. Their latest release in Feb of this year enables drivers to 'close' roads & not just alert other drivers, but cause the routing to change dyn

Waze is a community-based traffic & navigation app. Drivers share real-time traffic & road info. Their latest release in Feb of this year enables drivers to 'close' roads & not just alert other drivers, but cause the routing to change dyn

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Peer to peer network for making personal wellbeing changes - rules are you have to make changes with a friend or loved one and report back. Create a rewards scheme that provides benefits to the employee and their friend when they reach their goal.

Peer to peer network for making personal wellbeing changes - rules are you have to make changes with a friend or loved one and report back. Create a rewards scheme that provides benefits to the employee and their friend when they reach their goal.

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Provide people in Singapore with toolkits to encourage storytelling about local news and topical issue areas. Create a movement of amateur local news reporters and celebrate the best.

Provide people in Singapore with toolkits to encourage storytelling about local news and topical issue areas. Create a movement of amateur local news reporters and celebrate the best.

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A "Town Hall" meeting in America is an event organised for the local community to discuss important local issues. Combine this with food, and create a movement of local communities getting together, bringing their own dish, and creating local action.

A "Town Hall" meeting in America is an event organised for the local community to discuss important local issues. Combine this with food, and create a movement of local communities getting together, bringing their own dish, and creating local action.

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I just moved to London and live in a lovely community. We knew no one when we arrived and now our kids and we have new best friends. I never thought I'd have such good neighbours in a big city like London. How is this possible?

I just moved to London and live in a lovely community. We knew no one when we arrived and now our kids and we have new best friends. I never thought I'd have such good neighbours in a big city like London. How is this possible?

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Each country is different and families and friends of detainees need to have advice that is relevant to them in their countries. In some countries it may endanger a detainee if a large public awareness campaign is launched; on the other hand in other

Each country is different and families and friends of detainees need to have advice that is relevant to them in their countries. In some countries it may endanger a detainee if a large public awareness campaign is launched; on the other hand in other

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Missing People is a website that offers "a lifeline for the 250,000 people who run away and go missing each year. For those left behind we provide specialised support to ease the heartache and confusion, and help search for their missing loved ones"

Missing People is a website that offers "a lifeline for the 250,000 people who run away and go missing each year. For those left behind we provide specialised support to ease the heartache and confusion, and help search for their missing loved ones"

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Many medical devices exist, either in pendant form, bracelet, or subcutaneous (below the skin) that provide tracking and monitoring to emergency services and loved ones. These devices are particularly useful for people at risk and living alone.

Many medical devices exist, either in pendant form, bracelet, or subcutaneous (below the skin) that provide tracking and monitoring to emergency services and loved ones. These devices are particularly useful for people at risk and living alone.

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Building on the different things people have shared so far, and the excellent process that Vineet shared on the 100k Cheeks site, here's a simplified journey of the bone marrow donation process. Each step has opportunities for improvement.

Building on the different things people have shared so far, and the excellent process that Vineet shared on the 100k Cheeks site, here's a simplified journey of the bone marrow donation process. Each step has opportunities for improvement.

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Virgin America (and Atlantic) have finally created an inflight video that is self-aware. They use humour to entertain and amuse, and through doing so, educate. I never tire of watching it, partly because the animation is so delightful.

Virgin America (and Atlantic) have finally created an inflight video that is self-aware. They use humour to entertain and amuse, and through doing so, educate. I never tire of watching it, partly because the animation is so delightful.

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On Monday I signed up to join the US bone marrow registry. On Wednesday I received my kit, swabbed my cheek, sent back my cheek swabs and am now waiting for confirmation of being registered. Here's my experience.

On Monday I signed up to join the US bone marrow registry. On Wednesday I received my kit, swabbed my cheek, sent back my cheek swabs and am now waiting for confirmation of being registered. Here's my experience.

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A cheap and efficient method which saves water and produces good quality compost. Urine is separated from solid waste with a simple design. Rather than use water, a mix of 3 soil to 1 ash (kept in a bucket beside the toilet) is added on top of the so

A cheap and efficient method which saves water and produces good quality compost. Urine is separated from solid waste with a simple design. Rather than use water, a mix of 3 soil to 1 ash (kept in a bucket beside the toilet) is added on top of the so

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Shewee, the portable urinating device, is a moulded, water repellent plastic funnel that allows women to urinate whilst standing or sitting and without removing clothes. It is ideal for outdoor pursuits and long car journeys or for travelling abroad,

Shewee, the portable urinating device, is a moulded, water repellent plastic funnel that allows women to urinate whilst standing or sitting and without removing clothes. It is ideal for outdoor pursuits and long car journeys or for travelling abroad,

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The Brown Box is a lightweight portable cardboard toilet, made specifically for outdoor use. The box pops up from a convenient 14 inch flat pack to a rigid, reusable, comfortable toilet. Each box comes with ten degradable poo bags.

The Brown Box is a lightweight portable cardboard toilet, made specifically for outdoor use. The box pops up from a convenient 14 inch flat pack to a rigid, reusable, comfortable toilet. Each box comes with ten degradable poo bags.

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A service that gathers recordings made by teachers and students in schools of their lessons or lectures and stores them online giving teachers in APSs full access to their lessons. These recordings are then distributed via phone, internet, or tape/cd

A service that gathers recordings made by teachers and students in schools of their lessons or lectures and stores them online giving teachers in APSs full access to their lessons. These recordings are then distributed via phone, internet, or tape/cd

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BBC Bitesize is an online resource with most of its resources available outside of the UK. My wife used to use this extensively both when teaching kids with learning difficulties in deprived parts of East London and in posh Highgate School in north L

BBC Bitesize is an online resource with most of its resources available outside of the UK. My wife used to use this extensively both when teaching kids with learning difficulties in deprived parts of East London and in posh Highgate School in north L

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This logo uses colour and network lines and nodes to represent the health of the openIDEO network. Whilst the type remains static, it provides a visual mask for the dynamic visualisation in the background. A simple O with network lines eminating from

This logo uses colour and network lines and nodes to represent the health of the openIDEO network. Whilst the type remains static, it provides a visual mask for the dynamic visualisation in the background. A simple O with network lines eminating from

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Building on the theme of parts making a whole, the logo is constructed of lots of little people, representing the communal nature (and one of the community principles) of openIDEO.

Building on the theme of parts making a whole, the logo is constructed of lots of little people, representing the communal nature (and one of the community principles) of openIDEO.

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Nathan commented on A surgeon - Architect

Hi Raul this is an incredible story, thanks so much for sharing it with OpenIDEO. Please do share more about your progress. It'll be great to follow this project.

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Nathan commented on The Electronster: Toolkit and Facilitations

Couldn't agree more! It's brilliant work

WOW - congrats Bahar that's amazing news! Well done. I look forward to seeing the emerging impact of your idea.