People are desperate to get more information on the pulse of the nation and they are searching on @Yahoo! for all things related to polls — Yahoo! Search Data (@YahooSearchData)
Focusing on the moment:
Fogg’s Behavior Model shows that three elements must converge at the same moment for a behavior to occur: Motivation, Ability, and Trigger. When a behavior does not occur, at least one of those three elements is missing.
For the longer haul:
For the longer haul an incremental approach seems to work for urbanism in Copenhagen, Jan Gehl speaks to it here:
Targeting low income kids with health games:
Compete on energy savings with your neighbour
Earn points for recycling.
Or not sure where to start? “get personalized suggestion for steps to take and products to use. Compare and share points earned with friends and family. Stay motivated. Have fun!”:
Also, here is an idea that won a prize over at thefuntheory.com :
“Open source is not only a catalyst for small business growth, but also a driver of future success for many startups today. Bringing together Bluehost anonymized customer data and trends with O’Reilly Media’s job market data, along with other sources of trend data, this report captures the current state of open source as it relates to small to medium-sized businesses“.
The following is a short presentation of the NABC method, its concept, and some ground rules for the process of ideation.
NABC is a tool used for the development, assessment and presentation of ideas. Anyone can use it both in everyday situations whether at home or at work, whenever there is a need for original thinking.
Scientists hack into flying drone http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18643134
‘Paint-on’ batteries demonstrated http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18623840
So my 5 year old laptop with ubuntu gives me th cheapest prices on Orbitz?http://yro.slashdot.org/story/12/06/26/1327249/on-orbitz-mac-users-offered-pricier-hotels-first
Greece v Germany, the bailout game http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18532321