ColaLife and the UK’s Big Society policy

ColaLife on the iPad – there were no shortage of gadgets at last night’s Big Society Network event. iPad (and hands) courtesy of David Wilcox. A core theme of the UK Conservatives election manifesto was ‘Big Society’ (see David Cameron’s speech). The basic idea is that government has got too big and that ‘Civil Society’ […]

A to Z of 2010 ColaLife priorities

AidPod Move from Mark III model through prototyping to manufacture for trials. Buckminster Fuller Challenge Do everything possible to win the Buckminster Challenge and generate as much PR as possible in the process. Commitment Continue to be totally committed to getting the ColaLife concept trialled and properly evaluated. Simon Berry to commit to ColaLife full […]

Application submitted to Google’s Project 10^100

At 19:15 BST the ColaLife idea was submitted to Google’s Project 10^100. What happens next? Google will now select 100 of the ideas they receive and publish these on 27 January 2009 and ask everyone to vote for the ones they like to see supported. The top 20 will then go to a panel of […]

ColaLife Google Video: The dream team gathers . . .

I always say that “The Genius is in the Network” (but wasn’t the first to say it) and I’m proved right time and time again. Last night I scribbled a storyboard for the ColaLife Google video in the train. When I got home I put it on this blog. I put a message out to […]

DRAFT submission to Google’s Project 10^100

Here is a first go at answers to the questions asked by Google’s Project 10^100. We’ve posted them here so others can comment and make the submission better. The answers are in bold. Please comment or send suggestions to sxberry[at]gmail[dot]com. Thanks. All this information will appear on the public site as part of your submission. […]

Progress Report – 27/8/08

This photo was taken by Teseum – the original is here I thought an update on the progress of the Coca Cola campaign so far would be helpful. The first 7,305 days – no progress! May 1988 – May 2008 May 1988 Had the idea while working on the British Aid Programme in NE Zambia […]