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Note from Beth:I met Madeleine Taylor back in 2009 while I was Visiting Scholar at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. This was fairly early in the Foundation’s exploration of networks and Madeleine came in to discuss her approach to evaluating networks.
The amount of money raised for ALS research through the IceBucket Challenge is almost $100 million and the other impacts are just as impressive. Scores of nonprofit fundraising staffers report being called on to replicate the challenge. Jeremiah Owyang has provided the easy recipe and I’ve provided an analysis of what can and cannot be reproduced. … Read More
This is a graph of aggregate data from Jawbone,a wristband that people wear that tracks their steps throughout the day and their sleep patterns during the night. (h/t Robert Scoble) This aggregate data shows exactly when and how many people in the San Francisco were bolted awake by the recent Napa Valley earthquake. … Read More