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Volkswagen, Greenpeace, and The Force

Since I just came from my nephew’s Star Wars themed birth­day party at the park ear­lier today, I fig­ure there’s no bet­ter time to post this.

If you recall early this year, there was this com­mer­cial that Volk­swa­gen thought of by using The Force. It went some­thing like this video.

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Google’s Project 10^100

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Project 10100 is a call for ideas to change the world by help­ing as many peo­ple as possible.

Here are the points in order to participate:

  1. Sub­mit your ideas by Octo­ber 20th. You may do so by using this sub­mis­sion form.
  2. Vot­ing takes place on Jan­u­ary 27, 2009. Google will be pick­ing the top 100 ideas, of which 20 semi-finalists will be selected through pub­lic vot­ing. From there, Google advi­sory board will then select up to 5 final ideas.
  3. After the final ideas have been picked, Google will bring them to life. They will com­mit $10-million to imple­ment the projects.

I like how Google is doing this. Hope­fully, its suc­cess­ful enough that not only a lot of peo­ple con­ceive great ideas but also help the World. If any, I wouldn’t be a bit sur­prised if those 5 or so final­ist show up on TED Talks.

More details avail­able at project10tothe100.com. Good luck every­one! Let’s change the World positively.