Italian designer Gabriele Diamanti has invented Eliodomestico, an eco-distiller running on solar power, to provide safe drinking-water for people in developing countries: a very simple way to produce healthy, bacteria-free water. Eliodomestico is an open source project.
Source by Minds.com
Scott Dinsmore quit a job that made him miserable, and spent the next four years wondering how to find work that was joyful and meaningful. He shares what he learned in this deceptively simple talk about finding out what matters to you — and then getting started doing it.
Veldig interessant nettside om livet “offgrid” 😉
Off-the-grid is a system and lifestyle designed to help people function without the support of remote infrastructure, such as an electrical grid. In electricity, off-grid can be stand-alone power system or mini-grids typically to provide a smaller community with electricity. Off-grid electrification is an approach to access electricity used in countries and areas with little access to electricity, due to scattered or distant population. The term off-the-grid (OTG) can refer to living in a self-sufficient manner without reliance on one or more public utility. People who adopt this lifestyle are called off-gridders.
More info by Wikipedia
Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.
What would we do if we no longer were compelled to work for income to survive? Would we all sit around in our pajamas everyday unwilling to lift a finger for anything? Why do people think that?
Perhaps they have this impression because after working for 8-10 hours each day enriching the capitalist owners of the company you work for, most people are pretty damn tired. They gave all their useful energy to someone else and now there is very little left.
Would anyone doubt that working a job you hate leads to “lazy” behavior?
In a world where no one was forced to work a job to survive, there would still be work. But we would be able to choose it based on our interests and the kind of experience we would like to have. We can spend the time raising our children, taking care of each other, growing wholesome foods, and making wholesome products. Once liberated, we will all do this.
Who will clean the toilets? Why should anyone else be cleaning your toilet in the first place?
Have a look here, enjoy 😉
“If you want to state your opinion without any opportunity for response or argument or pushback or growth, write a blog”.
Ironic. And provocative.