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Happy National Day of Unplugging

The National Day of Unplugging is a 24 hour period – running from sunset to sunset – and starts on the first Friday in March. The project is an adaption of the ancient ritual of carving out one day per week to unwind, unplug, relax, reflect, get outdoors, and connect with loved ones.… Read More

Networked and Hyperconnected: The New Social (and work) Operating System

This is a terrific presentation from Lee Raine from the Pew Internet and American Life Project that looks at the issue being “hyperconnected” or “over connected” to the web, mobile technologies and social media.   It is the same title of Raine’s recent book.  … Read More

4 Lessons on Building Games for Change

 

Note from Beth: While I’m facilitating “Networked NGO Workshops” in Delhi for Packard grantees in India,  I’ve lined up a few guest posts.  I’ve been following the Games for Change Festival since 2005 and now that more nonprofits are incorporating gaming strategies in their marketing approaches,  this article share some valuable insights.  

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Net Smart: How To Thrive Online

NetSmart is Howard Rheingold’s latest book.    It synthesizes his 30 years of experience if being a model digital citizen and what he has learned from asking other this simple question:  How to use social media intelligently and mindfully?   Lately, I have been working in far flung places which means long, very long airplane rides without Internet access!  … Read More

7 Tips To Help You Focus In Age of Distraction: Are You Content Fried!

This morning I learned a new word for information overload – “content fried” from a colleague at the Packard Foundation.    It resonated.    We have so much content in our professional lives.  I’m talking about the stuff we consume daily to keep inform of our professional field.    … Read More