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Emotional Intelligence is Better Than Artificial Intelligence

Everything technology offers is a reflection of the technology that we, as humans are. [...]

Creating Culture: A Village Way of Life

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” ― R. Buckminster Fuller ― Spring is here, and with it comes plans for [...]

Seeding Ideas in the Digital Era

How can digital media and social networks mimic natural systems for positive change? Obviously this is a conversation and an exploration that stretches way beyond a short blog, but just as a flower casts a thousand [...]

Does News Media Distract or Inform?

A well-informed public is a powerful force of nature! We take it for granted that when we turn on the news that we are supposed to get “the news” but generally that is not what we are getting [...]

Inspired Contemporary Art by Women

Historically, too few Women Artists were able to attain any level of mastery because lack of access to learn, cultural disapproval during their time period, or the challenge of balancing obligations as mothers and various other gender roles. While [...]

Comics in the Classroom, Environmental Lessons Made Fun

Stories shape us, our beliefs and our culture. Those seeking to create a better world must engage in self-reflection and explore the narratives that guide our lives. As we recently learned from Robin Grille, the time [...]

Violence is a Preventable Brain Disorder

‘Think of a world without war, a world of social justice, a world of ecological sustainability.’ This is how Robin Grille starts his talk at TEDX Pittwater. Robin is a psychologist, author, educator and advocate for [...]

Water Defense Activates Collaborative Power

In conjunction with UPLIFT Festival this weekend in Byron, Australia, Water Defense has released a video and an invitation for your input. Collaboration often takes a back-seat in world focused on competition but it is the best solution [...]

Uplift Festival Inspires Global Solutions

Our planet and its citizens are quickly approaching a cross-roads where the need to confront emerging crises invites us to collaborate in ways that we have never done before. UPLIFT Festival has been dubbed the “Visionary TED” for bringing [...]

Internet Mirrors Human Brain

When technology enables a truly global connected intelligence, the kind of insights we’re going to be able to have we cannot even imagine yet.” -Tiffany Shlain You have probably heard of Connected the Film, or The Future Starts [...]

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