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					Virtual Development Center Workshop, Boulder, CO February 3, 2001 Brainstorming Session: "What services would you like to have in your community that you don't currently have?"

ORANGE GROUP
Pollen Monitoring System Direct transport to airport without stop in Broomfield Better way to communicate with public teachers without going to classroom Improve public transport within Boulder More parking Mechanism to deliver meaningful tech training to people who don’t speak English and not enough money Way to test food for safety at home cooking, fruit Effective inexpensive home healthcare Way to communicate with family; more than text and sound A way to connect people across generations Get to summit; better transport to slopes A better flip chart holder Way to integrate seniors with pets and children Better public communication (Entertainment, health, etc.) Free dental care for kids Better way to keep track of immunizations Music and media created for kids by kids More sports fields/complexes for kids Better way to find phone numbers [references] Better care for homeless in town Better way to know who to ask for help Safe campus [walk home on Pearl] Online barter system, service for goods Neutral network for nonprofit
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(not political, sharing purposes) Stronger language programs (1st, 2nd, …) Place to hangout, middle school [sports, computers, wide variety] Better and more housing Better communication among language communities [e.g. Spanish-speaking groups with English-speaking groups] Better communication among cultural communities Place to get tech equipment fix (not buy) Better service for sex education, testing, esp. for men More tech programs for young children, get familiar sooner Service to remind parents there is more than work Cyber café – coffee shop with Internet access; affordable, comfortable

Share a pet service Trade-in place for computers (low income) Cheaper, better tech for special education Cheaper, better tech for adults Better way to find out about elder care services Place where parents of preschool kids can find info/things can do to prepare kids for school (also Spanish) Better access to health care—low income, part-time workers

Virtual Development Center Workshop, Boulder, CO February 3, 2001 Brainstorming Session: "What services would you like to have in your community that you don't currently have?"

ORANGE GROUP, cont.
Way to be in touch with neighbors Network for pet care Better caller ID / can see blocked Ids Over view of economy – layman’s view Bring gardening to Rest homes, bring gardening to schools Better way to supply oxygen to patient Better way to keep able-bodily people out of handicap parking Grocery delivery system More heated bus shelters Affordable, quality child care; more and different Better education for child care workers Credit Union for low income Resources that bring kids and adults together [not child-centric] Communication within bus shelter [e.g. where is the next bus,] Build community between parents and teachers Stronger program to combat drinking and driving Straightforward, nonpartisan voters education [empower voters] Stuff for non-drinkers (alcohol) More service programs Scan licenses for authenticity (no fake Ids) Outdoor access for low-income and elder folk to enjoy Place/service to bring teens and cops together Ride-alongs

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Virtual Development Center Workshop, Boulder, CO February 3, 2001 Brainstorming Session: "What services would you like to have in your community that you don't currently have?"

GREEN GROUP
Web-based community calendar Way for women to do self breast exam and compare to previous results Online band of boards of nonprofits Self-driving car Convention center in Boulder Rebate forms that work Better child recreation Better wake up calls Local grocery online shopping/delivery University cultural events calendar Shared transportation Bike repair info bank More community access to web (7 computers / block) Nonprofits share donations Real time display of restaurant crowds / waits Better Movie theaters Bus to movie theaters Better busses Movie theater for young kids, $1 at 10 and babysitting Light weight, big type book representation Use cell phone to call RTD – route? Stop? Family housing directory – who’s there? What’s happening? Web-based library book renewal Interactive museum Human beings answering phone Up to date list of physicians – insurance, plans List of services (car repair etc.) with community ratings Public forum for volunteer opportunities: interactive, up to date
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Immigration status info Better contact – no phone fees Track flow of government applications

More activities and list of easily accessible activities for under 21 Directed easy transportation between points Shared transportation (cars) for students Easier way for community groups to publish info on Web

Materials show properties via color (blue tiles are wet) Social networking for students No trashing advertising in bills Unstructured activities in nature More info for isolated senior citizens -- community connections, services --easy on-line qualification for services Digital photo of tree – what type is it? = on-demand field guide Place for people with disabilities to interact Make yard work easier

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Virtual Development Center Workshop, Boulder, CO February 3, 2001 Brainstorming Session: "What services would you like to have in your community that you don't currently have?" GREEN GROUP, cont.
Protection for common cold Database to help shelters find resources Database to help people find shelter vacancies Simple, intuitive access to Internet Advertisement-free Internet 24-hour businesses Network between community service organizations; to ensure client get all, diverse services Call-a-resource line in Boulder County 24/7, many languages Better snow removal Tents for homeless in snow Shared transportation in bad weather, late night / students Animal hospital for exotic animals info Workshops o basic skills info Interactive kids chat bar – club discussions, computer games, and conversations English to employees of McDonalds Spanish to customer of McDonalds

Get community info to people in need: public computer source Facilitate participation in government More translated resources Clearing house service to provide access more translated resources

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Virtual Development Center Workshop, Boulder, CO February 3, 2001 Brainstorming Session: "What services would you like to have in your community that you don't currently have?"

YELLOW GROUP
Kids' health, more universal info flow Pathway for ambulances Electronic Improved transportation Light rail Less traffic Youth art center Children’s museum Emergency personal alarms Doors open easily – voice command Activities for kids – info available centrally leisure Universal language translator portable Dot parts(?) Kid seat for airplanes Home delivery from different vendors at once Emergency information Drug and alcohol safety; self-test, built-in safeties Kid-proof 911 Drug tests, drug information Communication system for homeless Hotline for those in chronic pain for immediate help Online way to contact nonprofits for giveaways Food inventory, weekly menu so know what need Comparative shopping online Online groceries delivered Effective system to wash and sterilize dishes Home recycling system that does it for you – feed into takeaway system Expanded recycling pick-ups More products made form recycled materials Ergonomic chairs that are smart and everywhere you have universal setting TV channels where you can block out violent scenes Technology and information for seniors Transmit electricity under ground—no towers, transmission clean, safe Cheap electricity TV and radio online shows – you put in URL, get what you want. Tech to walk and wash dog Laundry sorter, folder does it all Mini-scanner that can go into computer -- portable, quick Guides user to recycle correctly Recycling with one container Use of religions to negotiate religious conflicts Making going online easy to all users – animation to explain? Transparent skill acquisition for users Home device reminders for daily tasks Replace physical keys – voice ID or ?

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Virtual Development Center Workshop, Boulder, CO February 3, 2001 Brainstorming Session: "What services would you like to have in your community that you don't currently have?" YELLOW GROUP (cont.)
Visiting library, entertainment, activities brought to shot-ins Affordable housing, new materials, new kinds of housing Remote controls you can lock on de-activate Prisons have device in/on bodies—no escape Health care (insurance?) for all Online courses, different education system available any time Access for homeless and low income to Internet for all info At bus stops current info on which bus coming, how soon, where, etc. Free or low-cost computer training and Internet training Water clean and drinkable all the time Food and water analyzers – contents safe Brake lights that give more information, different color for slamming on brakes Car bumpers that tell when cars are close and can automatically avoid Bumper air bag Maintain safe car distance Database for car pooling Info-postings for job shares by company, community Alternatives to gas for cars Low-cost higher education Better public schools Low-cost private schools Better universal food distribution, no starvation More literacy, de-emphasize mass media Snow melters Neighborhood database of interest matches Dating service Find out food/vitamin deficiencies in the body Food S without chemicals Systems, items for natural foods Backing out of tight parking space (sensor)

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