I love serendipity.
Now that the weather is getting warmer I’ve been thinking about last year’s Summer of Small Voices. I knew I wanted to host another showcase this summer but was having a hard time coming up with a theme.
Then, while working on a lesson for the LHF Greenhouse, I stumbled upon this TED Talk from 2010.
Clay provides several great examples of cognitive surplus in his speech and he got me thinking: sure there are examples of people working together on big projects to impress their friends and improve their communities; but for every Wikipedia there must be countless people with amazing ideas who need a little money, a little help, or a little encouragement to turn that idea into something more than a hobby.
This summer, I’m dedicating the Low Hanging Fruit blog to helping those people (read: you) find the “little something” they need get moving. Continue reading