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Investigate Week Ten

Posted by Alchemy on 05 May under Investigation Files

Want to try your hand at sending an URGENT EVOKE? Discover the secrets of writing your own story.

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Investigate Episode Nine

Posted by Alchemy on 28 Apr under Investigation Files

Get the facts behind the story. Make yourself an expert.
And discover the 17 secrets of episode nine…

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Forge your EVOKE Legacy

Posted by Ken Eklund on 24 Apr under How to EVOKE, Investigation Files, News

EVOKE, your 10-week crash course on changing the world, ends on May 12, which is coming up fast. Time for us to think about collectively we’ve accomplished and what individually we can do in the time that remains!
EVOKATIONS. Many agents are working on Evokations, which is to say, they are proposing ways to put an [...]

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Investigate Episode Eight

Posted by Alchemy on 21 Apr under Investigation Files

Get the facts behind the story. Make yourself an expert.
And discover the 19 secrets of episode eight…
1. Where is Nord-Kivu?
2. Are gorillas really threatened with extinction in the Democratic Republic of Congo?
3. Where can I find video of a real anti-poaching superhero?
4. How does slash-and-burn farming work?
5. What are the dangers of slash-and-burn?

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Investigate Episode Seven

Posted by Alchemy on 14 Apr under Investigation Files

Get the facts behind the story. Make yourself an expert.
And discover the 17 secrets of episode seven…

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Investigate Episode Five

Posted by Alchemy on 31 Mar under Investigation Files

Get the facts behind the story. Make yourself an expert.
And discover the eighteen secrets of episode five…

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Investigate Episode Four

Posted by Alchemy on 24 Mar under Investigation Files

Get the facts behind the story. Make yourself an expert.
And discover the twenty secrets of episode four…

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Investigate Episode 3

Posted by Alchemy on 17 Mar under Investigation Files

Get the facts behind the story. Make yourself an expert.
And discover the twelve secrets of Episode Three…

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The 4 rules of EVOKING

Posted by Alchemy on 21 Feb under How to EVOKE, Investigation Files

How do you EVOKE? There are only four rules.
Live by these rules, and you will become a master social innovator.
Rule #1. “I tackle┬ásocial problems.”
What are social problems? They’re big problems that affect society as a whole, and not just individuals — problems like hunger, poverty, climate change and disease. Solving [...]

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Investigate Episode 1: Social Innovation

Posted by Alchemy on 28 Jan under Investigation Files

Get the facts behind the story. Make yourself an expert. Discover the thirteen secrets of episode one…
1. Is Japan really going to face a food crisis?
2. What’s “food security”?
3. What avatar technology is Alchemy using?
4. Where does Ember teach?
5. What could cause a global mass migration in the future?
6. What’s a Harajuku girl?
7. What [...]

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