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"If you can't win, change the rules." this is what we should do with financial crisis.

Peter Diamandis in the one of his talks said "If you can't win, change the rules" and this is what we should do with financial crisis. We have got now much better technology and ideas so we should use these all of things to make better future. We should stop listen politicians and we should just take care about ourself. In this way we can use the Internet as a tool for direct democracy which could change the rules and could let us win.

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    Mar 28 2012: In this video, Diamandis shares a wonderful message. Being in the Learning Technologies PhD program at the University of Minnesota, I am a firm believer in the power of exponentially growing technologies to address “humanities grand challenges.”

    These are some of my favorite points in the video:
    - Teach students how technologies can be used to solve humanities grand challenges.
    - Start a company, product, or service that can affect positively the lives of a billion people within a decade.
    - Creating abundance; a life of possibility.
    - Technology is a resource-liberating force.
    - Abundance in energy from the sun, abundance of water, abundance in communications, abundance in health and education.

    Diamandis provides great examples of the potential and possibilities of technology to solve humanities grand challenges.

    How does this apply to the financial crisis?
    I think “the financial crisis” is such a broad topic. Perhaps new technologies could be applied to different issues that countries face individually, but I don’t think one technology could be used a panacea for all financial crises in every country around the globe.

    Communication technology has the capacity to encourage and support the participation of more people in democracy and help them to organize in order to create a better quality of life.

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