The first-ever Women Startup Challenge Pitch Competition was a huge success in Washington, DC. 12 women-led startups pitched their innovative and disruptive ventures to a panel of tech investors at General Assembly/1776.
Every day I'm reminded that we help people put food on the table and get a job and a place to live. Maybe we have changed the world, seriously. Sure, this isn't the usual approach in Silicon Valley or anywhere else, but I'm a nerd, and a nerd's gotta do what a nerd's gotta do.
It's hard to trust the news overall when many major stories are ignored by news outlets. It's hard to trust the news when the press does so little fact-checking.
Women and girls still face overwhelming obstacles to accessing and shaping technologies. The digital gender divide might be getting worse.
Folks, I believe that it's really important to give back to our communities. One way to ...
My general philosophy is to do some real good in the short run, while learning how to scale that up in the long run -- to the entire planet in maybe 20 years. I'm also very committed to helping people from the bottom up, to give people a break that rarely get one, and to help give a voice to the voiceless.
Hey, we're launching the Veterans Charity Challenge 2 to raise money for good causes.
Most men are pro-choice to varying degrees, but unlike the anti-choice activists, are relatively quiet about that. Perhaps that can change a bit.
We have moved so far into the notion of every man for himself that we have to add complexity to our business law to ensure that there are at least a few companies that have figured out how to be good citizens as well as profitable.
Open Debates will be a game changer in our political process -- ensuring that questions get asked that the public actually cares about. What starts in Massachusetts will hopefully become the norm for local, state, congressional, and even presidential debates in the future.
Back in May, in honor of Memorial Day, an inspiring challenge was announced. Together, all the supporters of our military friends, together with Crai...
Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist and craigconnects, is a passionate advocate for our military heroes, veterans and their families.
Could you live for a month relying on the generosity of strangers for food, shelter, transportation, and even showers, with no money and no help from friends or family? That's what Joseph Garner attempted to do in his documentary Craigslist Joe.
The challenge of making use of the valuable data all around us to make our cities (and country) smarter, cleaner, safer, and more vibrant is one that we'll continue to get better at as a society for years to come -- but no time like the present to get started.
The Internet is experiencing a coming of age as not only has it surpassed television in terms of daily consumer usage, but it also is flexing its political muscle in capitols across the globe.
'See, most people assume I run craigslist, but I don't. It's run by a small group of very smart people who have stayed loyal to the idea that it should be simple, fast, mostly free, and "bottom-up" oriented."