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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Digital Citizenship

Andreas Sandre | Posted 07.23.2014 | Technology
Andreas Sandre

In every large democracy of our time, little seems to be left to chance, with both national and trans-national laws and policies relating to every aspect of our life. The Internet however, is still much debated and a sort of grey area.

Refusing to Innovate: What's the Cost?

Scott MacFarland | Posted 04.05.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Companies must realize that the most important asset they have are the employees. If that is not realized, there is a problem.

Here's Why Obama Is Right About Susan Rice

Alexia Parks | Posted 01.29.2013 | Denver
Alexia Parks

Women excel at negotiation, diplomacy and collaboration. In today's volatile, interconnected world, what is needed is more nurturing and collaboration.

This Two-Word Tweet Created a Firestorm in France

Alexia Parks | Posted 08.21.2012 | Denver
Alexia Parks

Does social media now rule politics? When Valerie Trierweile composed a two-word, carefully timed message and released it on Twitter, who could have predicted its impact on recent French elections?

Young Inventor Creates "Missing Link" to Low Cost Computers

Alexia Parks | Posted 09.13.2011 | Denver
Alexia Parks

I woke up this morning thinking about WINGStand. Could a single $20 thumb-sized product forever change the way we use computers? Fifty years ago, IB...

Stories of Passionate Engagement

Miguel Guhlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Miguel Guhlin

If students and communities can easily share what they are passionate about in their lives, will they share stories about school?

Rethinking Nonprofits in a Networked World

Beth Kanter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Beth Kanter

Well known philanthropy blogger Lucy Bernholz has proclaimed the third philanthropy buzz word of year: networked. Change is all about the technological network -- how you connect electronically.

Networked Nonprofits Know How To Experiment Their Way To Social Media Success

Beth Kanter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Beth Kanter

Social media experiments are fast, cheap, and scalable. The learning that results is what brings your more success. Simply put: Failure is not a F-word.

CRUSH IT

Nathan Havey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nathan Havey

A quick digest of the week's social media news with a side of fun? You're welcome. Introducing CRUSH, the weekly web-show that takes the news on the...

Can Facebook Promote World Peace?

Jim Cashel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Cashel

So congratulations to Facebook. Peace on Facebook is a great start. But world peace it ain't (yet). Let's think ambitiously for a minute -- how could Facebook do more to promote world peace?

Bookcamp: the Books are All Right

Hugh McGuire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Hugh McGuire

BookCamp London started with a blank grid: 6 time slots and 5 spaces (or 5 spaces, 6 time slots?), with participants asked to fill in the grid, adding sessions they'd like to discuss.