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From the Skoll Foundation, the question, “What will the world look like in 50 years?” “The problems facing our world are so large that they demand disruptive thinking,” they say. “We don’t have time to think in incremental terms. It’s time to challenge the status quo, and dare to imagine what we can do.” Here’s […]

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      Arise! Today, March 8, is the 101st International Women’s Day. Here are some nice graphics on Pinterest for inspiration and spreading the word. And 10 ways to celebrate it from The Washington Post. Write! In the last post, we mentioned Neil Gaiman. Here, via Aerogram Writers’ Studio, are his Eight Rules of Writing: Write […]

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Amanda Palmer, Connection

I first came across Amanda Palmer in tweets from Niel Gaiman a couple of years ago. One of my favorite writers, Gaiman is featured in a mind map I did on how connections move across people, media and time. Now Gaiman and Palmer are a couple. In this TED talk by Amanda Palmer—musician, actor and […]

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Nonprofit Helps Matt Damon Toilet Strike

In a faux press conference announcing his “toilet strike,” Matt Damon calls attention to the 780 million people with no access to clean water and to the 2.5 billion who lack access to toilets or basic sanitation. He asks others to join the effort at strike with me. And while we’re on sanitation, this video, “It’s in […]

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The Café of Miracles

    I was recently in a conversation where this piece I wrote years ago came up. It was first published in World Ark, a magazine I started in the early nineties. I said I’d re-share it. No longer small, Eliot is taller than me, so this is becoming more his world than mine. Since […]

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