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Ok I know it's horrible but it just might work
So there might be a more politically correct way to name this idea
but it gets to the point, which is that there are a relatively few
number of homeless people who regularly sit out on street corners in
big cities and panhandle entertainingly. This would be a way to
socially network these folks.
Take a picture and upload it.
Donations accepted online. You get the donations if you can prove it
is you. Also, it might be entertaining to be able to walk down a
virtual street with street performers and entertaining bums from all
over the world and give them random donations. This would also
encourage the dispossessed to belong to at Lear one organized
entity. It might eventually be a good way to triangulate al queda
Only related by virtue of having the word "net" in the idea... [normzone, Jun 16 2014]
||so all al quanda terroorist are homeless bums? No
wonder why they keep hanging around in odd places!
||But how are bums going to know to collect it in the
||It would encourage them to get online, get an identity and
get some computer skills. Maybe this should be street
||Homeless should be an economic concept like
unemployed. Whereas unemployed means willing and
able to work, homeless should mean willing and able
to live in a home. Then really what's left are
||I bet the entertaining ones have homes or at least a place to stay. Those ones are converging on buskers. That is a profession. The real destitute homeless ones are the opposite of entertaining.
||Maybe this should be BuskerNet