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Archive for the ‘Mobile’ Category

Give 30 Minutes to Help Pakistan!

I’ve been a board member of Ushahidi for 6 months.  Ushahidi builds tools for democratizing information, increasing transparency and lowering the barriers for individuals to share their stories.   It  was initially developed to map reports of violence in Kenya after the post-election fallout at the beginning of 2008 and has been used for many other projects, including tracking disaster relief efforts in Haiti. … Read More

Facebook Place: Time To Check Into Your Facebook Privacy Settings

Earlier this week, Facebook added  “where” to the list of personal information members share with the world.  There was much speculation what this feature might mean for FourSquare and the subsequent riddles, “What happens when you add Foursquare to Facebook? (Answer:  Facebook).… Read More

10 Ways Geolocation is Changing the World

Note from Beth: It’s vacation week for me, not publishing much this week or next accept for guest posts and a few book reviews or if I find inspiration.  This guest post was written by Rob Reed. He is the founder of MomentFeed, a location-based marketing, strategy, and technology firm.Read More

Who Is Your Mayor? Guest Post by Farra Trompeter, Big Duck

Note from Beth: I so happy to sneak into last night’s 501Tech Club New York City gathering last night to hear Shelley Bernstein, Brooklyn Museum, and Naveen Selvadurai talk about Nonprofits and Foursquare.  I got a warm welcome and in turn I donated a copy of The Networked Nonprofit for a raffle.  

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Apple or Android? Which One is More Nonprofit Friendly?

This must-read editorial by Jake Shapiro, the CEO of PRX, (the company behind the popular This American Life iPhone and Public Radio Player apps, argues that Apple’s policy barring solicitation of donations by nonprofit groups is a cop-out and blocks a major revenue stream for public radion (and other nonprofits)—whose content enhances the value of Apple’s devices.… Read More