Connected, but alone? Watch this thought provoking TEDTalk by Sherry Turkle about the way technology is changing human connections. This really resonates with us, and further expresses why Uniiverse’s mission to increase offline interactions is so important. Stay connected, but together.
The Uniiverse is full of Extraordinary People like… Kirstie Smallman
Kirstie has a positive energy that draws you in and fills the room, which she brings into everything she does. As a blue belt Nia Movement instructor, she teaches in the Cambridge, Paris and K-W area. Check out her interview after the jump!
The Uniiverse is full of Extraordiinary People like Mark A. Cadiz
Have you ever found yourself in front of a breathtaking or interesting image, captured a frame in your mind and wished you had your camera out and ready at that exact moment?
It rarely happens when we have a camera in hand, because we never really know where or when these picture-perfect situations are going to present themselves to us.
This is the story of a special day, the day in which I went to chase those “picture-perfect” moments, and discovered that it is quite possible to capture them, if we are careful and observant enough.
The occasion was “Shooting Strangers,” a cool group photography experience offered periodically on Uniiverse. Having registered for the class on the site, I woke up at the crack of dawn on a Sunday, and headed off to Kensington Market with my camera in-hand, not really knowing what to expect.
Watch out world! We’re proud to announce the growth of Uniiverse in the past two months. People in over 300 cities and 47 countries around the globe have joined the sharing economy and created unique listings on Uniiverse.
If you have created a listing on Uniiverse, then one of these green pins represents the positive impact you are having in your city. We’re excited to watch this expand!
Embracing Uniiverse and the sharing economy will continue to and increasingly have a positive economic, social, and environmental impact.
Our goal is to have all of the land on this map hidden by green sharing pins! Have you started sharing yet? Join the movement to make the world a better place and create your first Uniiverse listing today: uniiverse.com/offering
For inspiration, here are some great listings from around the world:
- Learn basic Japanese from Susan or check out the food trucks with Luke in San Francisco
- Share your books or run by the sea with Hayley in Melbourne, Australia
- Rent this Earls Court flat from Anne-Claire during the Olympics in London
- Borrow a violin from Craig or join a Groove Yoga class with Tamara in Toronto
I just got one last thing, I urge all of you, all of you, to enjoy your life, the precious moments you have. To spend each day with some laughter and some thought, to get your emotions going. To be enthusiastic every day and Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “Nothing great could be accomplished without enthusiasm,” to keep your dreams alive in spite of problems whatever you have……
….Don’t give up, don’t ever give up….”