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Building and nurturing a community: the importance of material and emotional dimensions in grassroots innovation

As part of our CIED activities and with support from Ellen van Oost (University of Twente), Johan Soderberg (IFRIS) and Sascha Dickel (Technical University Munich), we recently ran a session for practitioners and academics involved and interested in grassroots digital fabrication. 1,107 more words


Earth Day is Here...and So Are The Tattoos

Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22, that began as grassroots activism to fight global pollution in 1990. Each year, events are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection. 127 more words


MSNBC Explores Mothers and Gun Control

A clip from MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry in which she talks to Shannon Watts, a member of Moms Demand Action. This coalition is working with Mayor Michael Bloomberg in a grass-roots campaign to enhance gun safety.

Gun Control

Win our Norwegian Kelp Facial Mask

This week is all about the Give Away lovelies.  In honor of our big event this weekend. We would love to share with our fans the products we will be auctioning and putting in the gift bags of the celebrity swag bags. 115 more words


Ras Ibrak: intuitive artist, Jamaica

About the artist

Ras Ibrak traveled to the US in 1971 where he became a member of the Artist Collective of Hartford.  He received three excellence awards for his first large mural at the Hartford Civic Center Project.   140 more words


Players Required: Stonnall Stars - Under 9s (2014/15)

Current Year 3 players required for the U9s team for 2014/15. Training currently taking place on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Stonnall Stars

Democratization of Innovation and Obsolescence of the 'Black Box'

Last week, I attended the Global Solutions Summit in Washington, DC. One of the megatrends overlooked by the panelists is the increasing diversity of sources of innovation. 454 more words

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