Weaving a new approach to poverty alleviation: William Ingram at TEDxUbud. William Ingram is the co-founder of Threads of Life, a fair trade business based in Bali, and co-director of the Bebali Foundation. He shares insights he has gained from 15 years of work with traditional weavers in remote communities across Indonesia. He started out to create a model of how a profitable business can have a social mission, and works with over 1,000 weavers and their families in 36 cooperatives.
A Creepy Talk Reveals Just How Far We're In Over Our Heads in Social Media and our Self Destruction of Privacy > Very interesting tie into Brave New World as well. Excellent points, though I wished he elaborated more on the alternative path.