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Turning trash into music

July 23, 2013

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One man’s trash, another man’s treasure. The Landfill Harmonic orchestra –  the ‘recycled’ orchestra – writes the following about their project: The world sends us garbage. We send back music. Watch this short, inspiring video about turning trash into treasure – music to be precise – and so much more for those involved. That is […]

PeaceTXT: using mobile technology to end violence

November 6, 2012

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How can we create more peaceful communities and a world with less violence by using mobile technology? PopTech has gathered some leading tech’ies and clever minds to work on this very question.   Very exiting!      

Connecting the world through music – playing for change

January 27, 2012

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Let’s get together.. When ever I see people singing together, joining forces in music, it always inspires me greatly and reminds me of how much we, the human beings on planet earth, can do when we get together and team up. It highlights the potential and innate power to create positively within each one of […]

How singer Sarah McLachlan uses her passion and talents to create social change

April 17, 2011

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There are endless of ways in which we as individuals can participate in making the world a little better; ways which are suitable with who we are, where we are in life and geography, and what we are good at and enjoy doing. There are millions of ways to release the inner social change-maker – […]

Video: How the global food market starves the poor

April 17, 2011

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How to feed the world? This is the main question raised in this short and entertaining video, which despite its apparent simplicity, gives food for thought. Why is it for example that in some parts of the world we have an oversupply of food (and vast problems with obesity), while in other more southern parts […]

Watch live TEDxChange @ TEDxDelhi on social innovation

March 22, 2011

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If you got time and are by the computer, use this opportunity to watch these inspiring TEDxChange talks; live from New Delhi! If you don’t have time now, save it as an educative treat for later, or simple check out the interesting speakers; individuals involved with social entrepreneurship in India.. See for yourself, if it […]

World Press Photo winners: pictures that speak louder than words

February 15, 2011

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Pictures sometimes speak louder than any words. Sometimes they even yell at you, and to such an extent that you might find yourself surprised, that one single picture could have such an impact on you.  The very best of such pictures, covering the realities of contemporary human existence, have just been awarded by the prestigious […]