ORANGE by wuxiangyu

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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                                                      (not political, sharing purposes)

Direct transport to airport without stop in Broomfield               Stronger language programs (1st , 2nd , …)

Better way to commun icate with public teachers                      Place to hangout, middle school [sports, computers,
without going to classroom                                           wide variety]

Improve public transport within Boulder                              Better and more housing

More parking                                                         Better co mmunicat ion among language communities
                                                                     [e.g. Spanish-speaking groups with English-speaking
Mechanism to deliver meaningful tech training to                     groups]
people who don’t speak English and not enough
money                                                                Better co mmunicat ion among cultural co mmunit ies

Way to test food for safety at home cooking, fru it                  Place to get tech equipment fix (not buy)

Effective inexpensive home healthcare                                Better service fo r sex education, testing, esp. for men

Way to communicate with family; more than text and                   More tech programs for young children, get familiar
sound                                                                sooner

A way to connect people across generations                           Service to remind parents there is more than work

Get to summit; better transport to slopes                            Cyber café – co ffee shop with Internet access;
                                                                     affordable, co mfortable
A better flip chart holder
                                                                     Way to integrate seniors with pets and children
Better public co mmunication (Entertain ment, health,
etc.)                                                                Share a pet service

Free dental care for kids                                            Trade-in p lace for co mputers (low inco me)

Better way to keep track of immun izations                           Cheaper, better tech for special education

Music and media created for kids by kids                             Cheaper, better tech for adults

More sports fields/complexes for kids                                Better way to find out about elder care services

Better way to find phone numbers [references]                        Place where parents of preschool kids can find
                                                                     info/things can do to prepare kids for school (also
Better care for ho meless in town                                    Spanish)

Better way to know who to ask for help                               Better access to health care—low income, part-time
                                                                     workers
Safe campus [walk ho me on Pearl]
                                                                     Online barter system, service for goods
Neutral network for nonprofit

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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, cont.

Way to be in touch with neighbors

Network fo r pet care                                                More service programs

Better caller ID / can see blocked Ids                               Scan licenses for authenticity (no fake Ids)

Over view of economy – lay man’s view                                Outdoor access for low-inco me and elder fo lk to
                                                                     enjoy
Bring gardening to Rest homes, bring gardening to
schools                                                              Place/service to bring teens and cops together
                                                                              Ride-alongs
Better way to supply oxygen to patient
                                                                     Straightforward, nonpartisan voters education
Better way to keep able-bodily people out of                         [empower voters]
handicap parking
                                                                     Stuff fo r non-drin kers (alcohol)
Grocery delivery system
                                                                     More heated bus shelters
Affordable, quality child care; more and different
                                                                     Co mmunicat ion within bus shelter [e.g. where is the
Better education for child care workers                              next bus,]

Cred it Un ion for low inco me                                       Build co mmunity between parents and teachers

Resources that bring kids and adults together [not                   Stronger program to combat drinking and driving
child-centric]




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Created on 2/6/2001 11:54:00 AM
                          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                                         Immigration status info

Way for wo men to do self breast exam and co mpare                   Better contact – no phone fees
to previous results
                                                                     Track flow of government applicat ions
Online band of boards of nonprofits
                                                                     Self-driving car
Convention center in Boulder
                                                                     Rebate forms that work
Better child recreation
                                                                     More activities and list of easily accessible activities
Better wake up calls                                                 for under 21

Local grocery online shopping/delivery                               Directed easy transportation between points

University cultural events calendar                                  Shared transportation (cars) for students

Shared transportation                                                Easier way for co mmun ity groups to publish info on
                                                                     Web
Bike repair info bank
                                                                     More commun ity access to web (7 co mputers / block)
Nonprofits share donations
                                                                     Materials show properties via color (blue tiles are
Real time display of restaurant crowds / waits                       wet)

Better Movie theaters                                                Social networking for students

Bus to movie theaters                                                No trashing advertising in bills

Better busses                                                        Unstructured activities in nature

Movie theater for young kids, $1 at 10 and                           More info fo r isolated senior citizens
babysitting                                                                  -- co mmun ity connections, services
                                                                             --easy on-line qualification for services
Light weight, b ig type book representation
                                                                     Dig ital photo of tree – what type is it? = on-demand
Use cell phone to call RTD – route? Stop?                            field guide

Family housing directory – who’s there? What’s                       Place for people with disabilit ies to interact
happening?
                                                                     Make yard work easier
Web-based library book renewal
                                                                     Interactive museum
Hu man beings answering phone
                                                                     Up to date list of physicians – insurance, plans
List of services (car repair etc.) with co mmunity
ratings                                                              Public foru m for volunteer opportunities: interactive,
                                                                     up to date


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Created on 2/6/2001 11:54:00 AM
                       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 co mmon cold
                                                                     Animal hospital for exotic animals info
Database to help shelters find resources
                                                                     Workshops o basic skills info
Database to help people find shelter vacancies
                                                                     Interactive kids chat bar – club discussions, computer
Simp le, intuitive access to Internet                                games, and conversations

Advertisement-free Internet                                          English to employees of McDonalds

24-hour businesses                                                   Spanish to customer of McDonalds

Network between co mmunity service organizations;
to ensure client get all, d iverse services                          Get co mmunity in fo to people in need: public
                                                                     computer source
Call-a-resource line in Bou lder County 24/7, many
languages                                                            Facilitate participation in govern ment

Better snow removal                                                  More translated resources

Tents for homeless in snow                                           Clearing house service to provide access more
                                                                     translated resources
Shared transportation in bad weather, late night /
students




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Created on 2/6/2001 11:54:00 AM
                        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, mo re universal info flow                              Gu ides user to recycle correctly

Pathway for ambu lances                                              Recycling with one container
Electronic
                                                                     Use of relig ions to negotiate relig ious conflicts
Improved transportation
       Light rail                                                    Making going online easy to all users – animation to
                                                                     explain?
Less traffic                                                                  Transparent skill acquisit ion for users

Youth art center                                                     Ho me device reminders for daily tasks
Children’s museum
                                                                     Replace physical keys – voice ID or ?
Emergency personal alarms
                                                                     Doors open easily – voice co mmand
Activities for kids – info availab le centrally leisure
                                                                     Universal language translator portable
Dot parts(?)
                                                                     Kid seat for airp lanes
Ho me delivery fro m d ifferent vendors at once
                                                                     Emergency informat ion
Drug and alcohol safety; self-test, built-in safeties
                                                                     Kid-p roof 911
Drug tests, drug informat ion
                                                                     TV and radio on line shows – you put in URL, get
Co mmunicat ion system for homeless                                  what you want.

Hotline for those in chronic pain for immed iate help                Tech to walk and wash dog

Online way to contact nonprofits for giveaways                       Laundry sorter, folder does it all

Food inventory, weekly menu so know what need                        Mini-scanner that can go into computer -- portable,
                                                                     quick
Co mparative shopping online
                                                                     Ergonomic chairs that are smart and everywhere you
Online groceries delivered                                           have universal setting

Effective system to wash and sterilize d ishes                       TV channels where you can block out violent scenes

Ho me recycling system that does it for you – feed                   Technology and information fo r seniors
into takeaway system
                                                                     Transmit electricity under ground—no towers,
Expanded recycling pick-ups                                          transmission clean, safe

More products made form recycled materials                           Cheap electricity


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Created on 2/6/2001 11:54:00 AM
                        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.)

Visit ing library, entertain ment, activit ies brought to            Bu mper air bag
shot-ins
                                                                     Maintain safe car distance
Affordable housing, new materials, new kinds of
housing                                                              Database for car pooling

Remote controls you can lock on de-activate                          Info-postings for job shares by company, community

Prisons have device in/on bodies—no escape                           Alternatives to gas for cars

Health care (insurance?) for all                                     Low-cost higher education

Online courses, different education system available                 Better public schools
any time
                                                                     Low-cost private schools
Access for homeless and low income to Internet for
all info                                                             Better universal food distribution, no starvation

At bus stops current info on which bus coming, how                   More literacy, de-emphasize mass media
soon, where, etc.
                                                                     Snow melters
Free or low-cost computer train ing and Internet
training                                                             Neighborhood database of interest matches

Water clean and drinkable all the time                               Dating service
Food and water analyzers – contents safe
                                                                     Find out food/vitamin deficiencies in the body
Brake lights that give more information, d ifferent
color for slamming on brakes                                         Food S without chemicals

Car bumpers that tell when cars are close and can                    Systems, items for natural foods
automatically avoid
                                                                     Backing out of tight parking space (sensor)




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