Is it possible to draw socially-minded people into social innovation? How can we scale sustainable solutions in our local settings? Check some of the answers in this video prepared for the Awesome Business Competition.
I had the chance to share space with the founders of great innovations and other experts on a Virtual Roundtable organized by Wikifactory, in relation to how innovation can build resilience for the current COVID-19 pandemic.
The amount of inventive designs and the grassroots manufacturing happening around the world has brought maker communities into a global spotlight, and now we need to start wondering where do we go from here. Can makers worldwide handle the pressure and requirements of such an important task?
You can watch the video here.
Last month, I had the incredible opportunity to visit Arcata CA to speak about Latin American experiences in technology and community development. The keynote was part of the Awesome Business Competition, an event focused on agriculture, energy and water projects in California.
This was a great personal experience due to the fact that it gave me the chance to reminisce on my personal work over the past five years, as well as the great things that my colleagues have done in this time. The main thread of my professional experience is, basically, that you don’t need to be successful from a personal perspective in order to create impact in the world; perhaps that is even better.
Please take your time to enjoy the keynote and let me know your thoughts over Twitter.
Tuve el gusto de ser invitado a dar una ponencia sobre sistemas de patentes y diseño Open Source presentado en el primer Congreso Nacional de Estudiantes de Ingeniería Industrial, Universidad de El Salvador 2011.Descargar presentación