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"World of 7 Billion" Videos Find Planet-Saving Solutions

John Seager | Posted 05.22.2016 | Green
John Seager

As a father of three former teenagers, I know that high school students probably don't seem like the best people to ask for ways to save the planet. They are sarcastic, hormonal, and iPhone-obsessed.

Winning Videos Explore the Good Side of the Internet

Larry Magid | Posted 07.24.2013 | Technology
Larry Magid

For the past several years I've helped judge Trend Micro's annual What's Your Story video contest, which, in past years, focused on how to combat Internet risks like cyberbullying and the safe use of mobile technology. But this year, the contest had a more uplifting theme.

The Demise of Madison Avenue -- 5 Steps to Crowdsource Creative Video Genius

Peter Diamandis | Posted 05.01.2013 | Business
Peter Diamandis

A Tongal competition to make a 15-second ad can be done in a few days -- much less time than it would take a traditional bureaucracy-bound ad agency to even get a first round of creative conversations going.

Genius TV Commercials at 1/100th the Price

Peter Diamandis | Posted 04.30.2013 | Business
Peter Diamandis

Tongal, founded in 2008, helped spur the creation of groundbreaking video content by crowdsourcing creativity through contests. In this interview, co-founder and president James DeJulio briefed me on the company's origin and how it works.

WATCH: Odd Outcome For Colorado Video Contest

Posted 10.18.2011 | Denver recently ran a video contest in which entrants were instructed to answer 'why they love Colorado' in a three-minute video. After nearly ...

If You Had One Day to Live, Would You Wish For Another?

RP Siegel | Posted 10.04.2011 | Impact
RP Siegel serves as a platform to express wishes and realize dreams. There is some great stuff up there that is definitely worth checking out. Images, words, and sometimes music, combine to tell some very powerful stories in just a minute or two.

Wishes4Life: A Time And A Place To Reflect

RP Siegel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
RP Siegel

If I had one day left to live and I could wish for anything, what wish would you make for another person?

From Green Roofs to Clean Tech: How Chicago Is Preparing for the Sustainable Future

Suzanne Malec-McKenna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Suzanne Malec-McKenna

More than 20 years ago, Mayor Richard M. Daley had a vision of a green Chicago, from trees and roofs to green buildings and alleys. Today, Mayor Daley's vision has come to life.

Submit Internet safety video & win $10K

Larry Magid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

A contest conducted by Trend Micro in partnership with Common Sense Media, ConnectSafely and Identity Theft Resource Center will award $10,000 to the ...

In The Public Interest: Shareholder Roles & Rights in the Brave New Post-Citizens United World

Lisa Gilbert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lisa Gilbert

It's a brave new world of corporate power, thanks to the Supreme Court's Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission decision, and corporations, i...

YouTube Takes on Conflict Minerals

John Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Norris

Much of the violence in eastern Congo is driven by armed groups competing to dominate the illicit minerals trade -- the same minerals that ultimately end up in our personal electronics devices.