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Ok. Minus the fighting, the crazy, and soap, what if there was a game/club (local or global) where kids with phones got text messages with small challenges to perform around creative expression.

Ok. Minus the fighting, the crazy, and soap, what if there was a game/club (local or global) where kids with phones got text messages with small challenges to perform around creative expression.

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Project M is a program for creative people who are already inspired to contribute to the greater good, and are looking for a platform to collaborate and generate ideas and projects bigger than themselves.

Project M is a program for creative people who are already inspired to contribute to the greater good, and are looking for a platform to collaborate and generate ideas and projects bigger than themselves.

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To empower small scale, small party innovation and efforts provide a "starter pack": Use one or all kits  (1) education and inspiration through gaming, (2) tools for creative entrepreneurship, (3) local currency kit for merchants and towns.

To empower small scale, small party innovation and efforts provide a "starter pack": Use one or all kits (1) education and inspiration through gaming, (2) tools for creative entrepreneurship, (3) local currency kit for merchants and towns.

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So the cards are just a place holder for a muse. What if you could have a simple app that can be downloadable for free (i.e. for featured phones too), that let people know what to do in case of an illegal arrest or violation?

So the cards are just a place holder for a muse. What if you could have a simple app that can be downloadable for free (i.e. for featured phones too), that let people know what to do in case of an illegal arrest or violation?

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There are many augmented reality apps or GPS systems that alert you when you are around a special "marker". It shows info about the landscape. What if you could have an app/geolocation SMS alert for locations of illegal detainment incidences.

There are many augmented reality apps or GPS systems that alert you when you are around a special "marker". It shows info about the landscape. What if you could have an app/geolocation SMS alert for locations of illegal detainment incidences.

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Google has published a transparency report indicating which governments and to what extent they censored or requested modification/information of online material and users. The map feature shows details of such requests--exposing them at the least.

Google has published a transparency report indicating which governments and to what extent they censored or requested modification/information of online material and users. The map feature shows details of such requests--exposing them at the least.

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A service like Group Me (http://groupme.com/) can be used in dangerous times to notify immediately a group of friends or family. This service accommodates 50 people on a list and can anonymize numbers.  It can be used to mobilize/coordinate too.

A service like Group Me (http://groupme.com/) can be used in dangerous times to notify immediately a group of friends or family. This service accommodates 50 people on a list and can anonymize numbers. It can be used to mobilize/coordinate too.

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Publish annual anthology (print and/or virtual) of winning concepts and the process behind them. Includes introductory chapter exampling the different steps. Would be visual and edited with annotation. The point of this is to share the ideas and real

Publish annual anthology (print and/or virtual) of winning concepts and the process behind them. Includes introductory chapter exampling the different steps. Would be visual and edited with annotation. The point of this is to share the ideas and real

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Look at the model of 99% Conference hosted by Behance (http://the99percent.com/conference),  a relatively small conference (400 capacity, 2 days,), what would an Open IDEO conference centered on social impact look like?

Look at the model of 99% Conference hosted by Behance (http://the99percent.com/conference), a relatively small conference (400 capacity, 2 days,), what would an Open IDEO conference centered on social impact look like?

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Based off of the Fisher Price's (IDEO designed) See N Say App, why not have a simple but telling app for kids to learn about different types of food and learn more about their source. An easy and fun game is just the start in a series of other connec

Based off of the Fisher Price's (IDEO designed) See N Say App, why not have a simple but telling app for kids to learn about different types of food and learn more about their source. An easy and fun game is just the start in a series of other connec

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Why is connecting food production to food consumption even important? That is a critical question underlying any other effort to educate people and influence action. One way to address to en masse, is by launching a visual messaging campaign that dea

Why is connecting food production to food consumption even important? That is a critical question underlying any other effort to educate people and influence action. One way to address to en masse, is by launching a visual messaging campaign that dea

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Find out more about where the food came from [or] more about the food source itself by texting into the number on the item. Built on Tom Hulme's clever idea (so good)  about using QR codes on food, that, when scanned, takes you  to the farmers websit

Find out more about where the food came from [or] more about the food source itself by texting into the number on the item. Built on Tom Hulme's clever idea (so good) about using QR codes on food, that, when scanned, takes you to the farmers websit

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In 2010, there were 55.2 million students attended one of 132,656 schools in the US alone. If you count post-secondary (above high school) there are 81million students. Why not leverage the one place all these children and youth, who are mentally ori

In 2010, there were 55.2 million students attended one of 132,656 schools in the US alone. If you count post-secondary (above high school) there are 81million students. Why not leverage the one place all these children and youth, who are mentally ori

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A simple concept incorporated into a wider promotional / awareness campaign might include a "choose your adventure" type Youtube video that is interactive. Yes, Youtube has interactive elements like hyperlinks to other videos within the video itself

A simple concept incorporated into a wider promotional / awareness campaign might include a "choose your adventure" type Youtube video that is interactive. Yes, Youtube has interactive elements like hyperlinks to other videos within the video itself

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Create virtual world environments that simulate the experience of donating bone marrow, from the swabbing to the full process. You could do this in more sophisticated environments like Second Life (see video and pictures below). OR, you could have a

Create virtual world environments that simulate the experience of donating bone marrow, from the swabbing to the full process. You could do this in more sophisticated environments like Second Life (see video and pictures below). OR, you could have a

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Use inspirational videos that tell a story that solicits emotional response and commitment, while providing practical steps to take action (i.e. register/donate). This would include producing different types of videos for various audience segments. W

Use inspirational videos that tell a story that solicits emotional response and commitment, while providing practical steps to take action (i.e. register/donate). This would include producing different types of videos for various audience segments. W

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GroupMe is a mobile app and service that allows individuals to group together by using a generated cell phone number as a central hub to which members in the "group" can send texts. In turn, when one person sends a text, it goes to all subscribed gro

GroupMe is a mobile app and service that allows individuals to group together by using a generated cell phone number as a central hub to which members in the "group" can send texts. In turn, when one person sends a text, it goes to all subscribed gro

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Sina commented on Chicas Poderosas New Ventures Lab

At a time when journalism is so important, yet under great threat, this feels like a ripe initiative. While the focus of the service is for women, I believe all benefit from the empowering efforts described here. One thing I'd like to see in this description is what are indicators that you are succeeding? What milestones will show progress? Beyond output, what are the outcomes? (Full transparency: I serve on the Board of CP)

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Sina commented on TechStars: A super star support team toward success

Totally agree.

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Sina commented on TechStars: A super star support team toward success

Yah exactly. The balance of those elements really lend itself to a successful model of sustainability as well as providing an engine for growth.