Ezekiel Winger

Spokane, WA, United States

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Harnessing the power of technology can put the U back into humanity.

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Ezekiel Winger
Posted almost 2 years ago
Human genetic engineering: Is there any reason why we shouldn't aim to improve ourselves genetically?
I believe such a thing would be a highly personal choice and cannot be generalized easily. Of course some people will shun genetic modification just like many will probably shun cybernetic enhancement. After all people make mistakes and if there is one place I do NOT want to have a mistake its with my genes. Of course people who with debilitating mental or physical conditions such as myself will opt for it. I imagine this is going to be a very controversial subject in the near future.
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Ezekiel Winger
Posted almost 2 years ago
Harness social networks to help the homeless
Thanks for the input, it is greatly appreciated. I have also been homeless before Don, that's why I believe this could really help people. Networking with the local shelter, foundations, and not profit organizations did not occur to me. Consolidating all of their information into one page, with an easy way to edit their information will allow them easily share their current status. Imagine being able to put in your zip code, or city/state the immediately get a page filled with list of every available help for you conceivable. Just Hover over the name of one of them and see a short description along with how many beds are available, when they are open, what service they provide, user reviews, contact info and more. Then there is the other part will be devoted to people who want to help directly and don't want to go through a foundation or charity. Just a list of people in your local area who are offering assistance, what they offer, how and when to contact ect... I also believe that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, because clawing your way out from complete homelessness is difficult to say they least. That is why I am thinking of a profile system for those who choice to use it. For instance a college kid who is getting kicked out of their dorm, or a single mom or dad who realizes they won't be able to pay rent next month could create a short profile with all volunteer information. Its cheaper and easier to help someone before they become truly destitute and people are more likely to help them if they know a little bit about them. Let me know what you think.