Israeli Entrepreneur Creates Eatwith.com, The Airbnb for Foodies

Green Prophet

Launched last year, EatWith offers users two options: 1) Host your own pop-up restaurant by preparing your favorite dishes, served up in your home with a side of your cultural perspective. EatWith may be a more tasteful regression from Facebook, social networking the old fashioned way.

Why I Decided to Break Up with Facebook: A Yogic Perspective.

Elephant Journal

CULTURE. Yoga / Love / Food / Wellness / Spirituality / Family / Culture / Green / Society / Work. on Jan 18, 2013. And, since when did people start calling their friends a ‘social circle’? Social communication differs across generations. Social(k).

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The Myth of Narcissus: Love & Lies in the Virtual World. ~ Paula Zayco Aberasturi

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Twitter Announces Big Service Changes {April Fools Edition}. ~ Caroline Scherer

Elephant Journal

The massively popular social media service Twitter announced a new business model today, jointly promoting its formerly free service to “Premium” status and launching a new, but enormously pared down companion service, “Twttr.”

Saudis Show “Love” Using Car Art Bumper Stickers, With a Twist

Green Prophet

The lowly bumper sticker is emerging as an improbable social network , silent labels slapped on cars give steadfast voice to love and emotional frustrations. ” Some stickers express a sense of nationalism and belonging to the kingdom and its culture.

Jerusalem Pulls Off Israel’s No Pants Light Rail Ride

Green Prophet

In case you don’t know, the No Pants Subway Ride is a piece of voluntary performance art – slash – social activism where participants board a train at consecutive stops without pants in the middle of winter.

Jerusalem Pulls Off Israel’s “No Pants” Light Rail Ride

Green Prophet

In case you don’t know, the No Pants Subway Ride is a piece of voluntary performance art – slash – social activism where participants board a train at consecutive stops without pants in the middle of winter. Lifestyle & Culture activism Flash mob Israel Jerusalem

Beyond Consumerism: Replacing the Value of "More" with "Enough"

The Green Changemakers

by Rob Dietz & Dan O''Neill, October 11, 2013 at 3:20pm [The following essay is adapted from the book Enough Is Enough by Rob Dietz and Dan O''Neill.] These techniques could be used to "sell" sound cultural values instead of copious quantities of consumer goods.

Forget apps, old-school mobiles ring in a comeback

Green (Living) Review

And over the past two to three years, he has sold some 10,000 handsets, “with a real acceleration from the beginning of 2013.” “The There is also “a logic of counter-culture in reaction to the over-connectedness of today’s society, with disconnection being the current trend.”

Six Habits of Highly Empathic People

The Green Changemakers

By Roman Krznaric We can cultivate empathy throughout our lives, says Roman Krznaric —and use it as a radical force for social transformation. We can nurture its growth throughout our lives—and we can use it as a radical force for social transformation.

Five Ways to Develop Ecoliteracy

The Green Changemakers

Ecoliterate” is our shorthand for the end goal of this kind of learning, and raising ecoliterate students requires a process that we call “socially and emotionally engaged ecoliteracy”—a process that, we believe, offers an antidote to the fear, anger, and hopelessness that can result from inaction.

A Vision for the Sharing Economy

The Green Changemakers

A prominent activist in the conservative movement, Eric Heubeck, advocated for a renewal of a vision-based strategy in a 2001 memo : We must win the people over culturally – by defining how man ought to act, how he ought to perceive the world around him, and what it means to live the good life.

Series on transformative Placemaking

The Green Changemakers

We could find with consistency over time that it was the softer side of place—social offerings, openness, and aesthetics—that really seem to drive peoples’ attachment to their place. Governance is social, and citizenship is creative. By Project for Public Spaces 1.

Introduction to Internet of Things (IoT)

The Green Changemakers

The concept goal of the Internet of Things is to enable things to be connected anytime, anyplace, with anything and anyone ideally using any path/ network and any service. technical / economical/ social / environmental systems). What is IoT? IoT is here. It's real. It's inevitable.

What makes an entrepreneurial ecosystem?

The Green Changemakers

Others go back to a distant past, but jump to premature conclusions: everything happened because of (you choose) Defense contracts / a mild climate in the Bay Area / Stanford University / technology clusters / the culture of rewarding failure / favorable tax and legal conditions.