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A few months later, I read an interview with the perennially cutting-edge designer Philippe Starck.
COMMON Pitch, is a new initiative for social good that has put out a call for new community projects, but with a twist. On August 19, in Boulder, Colorado the top ten winning applicants will get their time on stage to present their ideas to a live and virtual crowd of peers, industry leaders, and venture capitalists.
The sector needs to shift the definition of success from organizations that survive to organizations that actually achieve their missions.
The short list includes Georges-Eugène Haussmann, who bulldozed much of Paris in the mid-19th century, and Robert Moses, who remade New York during the 20th. And Rod Garrett, who, beginning in 1997, laid out Burning Man , the annual festival of self-expression in the parched northern Nevada desert.
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The 99% Occupy St Paul's tent community has been in place for a while now.
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OUR leaders have asked for “shared sacrifice.”
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If someone told the five-year-old me — who had just immigrated from Iran to Vancouver — that one day, I would have this palm-sized tool would let me connect with the whole entire world, I would have cocked my untamed little Persian eyebrow and said, “Oh, really now?” That someone would proceed to tell me this magic tool would, within seconds, let me voice my opinion, rally around the things I believed in, bring attention to things that mattered and learn about just about anything with a whole community of incredible people.
Not long after Steve Jobs got married, in 1991, he moved with his wife to a nineteen-thirties, Cotswolds-style house in old Palo Alto.