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Creating physical location Hubs for individuals to meet others traveling along the same route or possibly to the same destination. The goal is to travel with others.  No scheduling required -- once two or more want to travel together they can organiz

Creating physical location Hubs for individuals to meet others traveling along the same route or possibly to the same destination. The goal is to travel with others. No scheduling required -- once two or more want to travel together they can organiz

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My thought process was a bit of an isolated case and not necessarily in line with this challenge target scenario.

I’m thinking of particular events where large groups of people are displaced -- natural disasters or political/social instability -- and temporary refugee camps are formed, which can consist of a diversity of people.

When new 'cities' are formed quickly in a new context, people will bring their existing cultural norms and expectations and behave accordingly. But what happens when different norms and expectations collide like this?

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Now that I dig a little deeper, I'm not sure whether my quick thought is applicable. Displacement from rural to urban is happening, but at a much slower rate. And in that case the urban context will already have established cultural norms -- the requirements won't be to establish a 'new' set of norms for people, but instead for the people new to the urban context to understand and adapt to the norms already in place.

Hmm... carry on. Not sure this is adding much to conversation :)

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David commented on A Trusted Network of Physical Hubs

Really enjoying this thread.

Katie, great example. Thanks for sharing your story. And, a bit off topic, I once ran out of gas in western Montana. Oops...

Tim and Haydee - yes! Great lists and ideas.

I like that idea, Anuja. And agree with the concept -- the 'syncing' doesn't have to take place on an individual level. Maybe there's 'access points' spread throughout a geographical area that people can easily use to get updates.