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Sustainable Rotterdam

The city is re-inventing itself

Homeless blogs

Saturday, July 01, 2006

"Living in a squalid, Woodstock-style bus parked in a Fillmore, California, orange grove, the 53-year-old homeless man charges a power generator from a utility shed and uses Wi-Fi from a nearby access point. From this humble camp, he's managed to run a 'round-the-clock internet television studio, organize grassroots political efforts, record a full-length album and write his autobiography, all while subsisting on oranges and avocados". Wired magazine features an article about the impact of new technologies in the life of homeless, worth to check it out.

The article mentions some blogs written by homeless

Project Hello "gives homeless individuals names and put the growing homeless issue in the face of the public and politicians, more than 5,000 Hello My Name Is... signs are being distributed around the world to those living on the streets" Check the pictures & videos at the site.

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