“All [we] need is love” won by virtue of having the most nominations. Well Done, Eli.
She will receive a $25 credit to Kiva.org, the microlending site we read about. Hopefully, when she selects who to give it to, she will have her loan count towards the lending team “Bucknell Folk” which your class has inspired me to launch.
I’ll invite all of you all to Kiva and the Bucknell Folk. Consider it a belated way to give thanks and a cool way to do 60 seconds of work to help your fellow travelers here on starship Earth.
Other awards the Blog Council (Kelly C, Mackenzie, Evan, Katie, JC) decided on. The most important criteria were effectiveness, creativity, clarity and conciseness of pitch, and after that we just started showing the love (and a little good-natured ribbing) to the rest.
Easiest to Implement Good Idea:Increased Transparency by Alex H
Highly Creative (and aerobic): Fix Childhood Obesity, A GROWING Problem by Kelly C
Particularly Practical: A Tie! Simply Give by Megan M AND Get off Your High Horse and Help Someone by Odeke
Simple and Unexpected Drop out of the Electoral College by Carl
Fastest (and effective) Elevator Pitch:Just a Dollar by Katie
Tough Love Trophy: Throw out Bad Apples! by Kelly R
Improving Communication Good Ideas Awards: Communication can Change the World by Justin AND Think Before you Speak by Mike
Inverse Relationship Record for Best Idea Relative to Lamest Title (it really is worth a read). My Solution by Alex L
Synchronicity Silver Medal for Most In Sync with the Wired World: A Tie! Opening Up the World’s Data by Rick AND Decentralize and Conquer by Jason
Chalk it Up for Chock Full of Health Facts: Ethics of Consumption by Alyssa
Mouth- Watering Title: Clean, Clean Water…Yum by Mackenzie
Perhaps Missed the Point But Valiant Effort to Link Product to World Betterment: Weather-a-Wear by Slade
Nice Idea but Good Luck With That: Stop World Hunger by Nate and Enough is Enough by Bryce
ROFLMAO: More Chemical Spills to Increase Chance of Superheroes by Tom
Coda: Some of you, well one maybe, asked me about my other ideas I did not present. here they are: Continue reading