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Matt Hintzke

Student, Coffman Engineers, Inc

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A new kind of social network

Social networking has become one of the most powerful communication tools in the world for the past few years and I have been thinking of how this power could be used in a more meaningful way.
I have come up with an idea for a website and organization that is parallel to ones like Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter yet remain in a completely different category all its own.
This website would allow users to use their lifetime goals and interests and create a universal "To-Do" list of their life. Everyone has dreams of doing things. Many of these things could change people's lives in a positive way but never actually work out. The network would allow people with similar goals and interests to communicate and share stories of their lives to help inspire others to do the same.
The website could be used as a way to track your lifes accomplishments and keep you accountable, yet determined to fulfill your previously established goals. The site would be based off Person-to-Person support and would help all ages remain on track toward acheiving their goals. I feel too many well intentioned ideas go unnoticed and are "left to fulfill in the future". Whether its to simply learn a new language, lose a few pounds, or find that special someone or to fulfill ones wildest dreams of traveling the world, helping third world countries, or becoming someone that made a difference in society, this site would connect people in a whole new way, finally breathing life into a once unfulfilled dream.
I myself think that this would be an amazing way to keep positive influence among everyone, everywhere.

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  • Jul 21 2011: If there's time I'll evolve my thoughts around this idea... I think that timeline should be placed elsewhere. It's about what we wish to do... not what we already achieved or not achieved. Better off with a list of things we wish to accomplish in life. That sounds a lot better to my ears atleast.

    You can reach me at my mail if you want feedback, etc.
    (it's in my profile i think ^^ )
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      Jul 21 2011: Well the underlying principal of the website would be to encourage new accomplishments and goals, however getting ideas from other's past experiences is never a bad idea. Theres so many fascinating things in the world that I think most people don't even know about, but if they find out about it from another's experiecne then it might lead them to pursue a new goal. Thank you for your feedback. If I am to begin this project I am going to have to spend alot of time reading up on website design and development because I know next to nothing about creating a website. However, I will keep posting my ideas and I encourage all others to do the same if they would like. If anyone with experience is willing to help me it would be much appreciated.

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