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A Tale of Two Americas. And the Mini-Mart Where they Collided.

by Drew Meyers on 8:25 pm March 31, 2015

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I wrote about empathy last night. Unrelated to that occurrence, but related to the topic, I watched a TED talk today that everyone should watch — Anand Giridharadas: A tale of two Americas. And the mini-mart where they collided: [via TED]

Revive a Neighborhood: With Imagination, Beauty and Art

by Drew Meyers on 9:04 pm March 29, 2015

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I just watched a TED talk with Theaster Gates about reviving neglected neighborhoods through art. It’s worth watching: I wrote about the concept of a startup house this weekend. The motivator for building either an art hub or a startup house is the exact same: building local community. Of course, community is the long game, which is why so few people invest in it.

Can Art Change the World?

by Drew Meyers on 3:42 pm February 20, 2014

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Warning: This has nothing to do with real estate technology. My friend Monica clued me into this TED video the other day, which I’ll leave you with today… So, CAN art change the world? You can learn more about the Inside Out project here.

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