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How One Nonprofit Is Fighting Hunger At Its Roots

July 27, 2017

DC Central Kitchen (DCCK) really targets the cycle of hunger and poverty in an effort to throw a wrench into the vicious spiral. Each of their ventures creates opportunities for meaningful careers, access to healthy food, and tests innovative solutions to systemic failures. But when we break it down, what does that really mean? DC… Read more »

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5 Things You Can Do Now That the Election is Over

December 23, 2016

I know it’s been a long election year. Many of you have been actively involved in promoting your candidate and many folks, like myself, have been wrapped up in all the news around the election. On November 8th, a presidential candidate was elected and, just like that, the election was over. Now many of you… Read more »

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Poll Shows Social Media Usage is Growing, But So Are Concerns On Personal Privacy   

October 18, 2016

Folks, in 2014, we conducted a survey to learn about people’s social media usage and whether they trusted social networks to protect their data and privacy. We recently conducted another national poll on this topic to see how things have changed. While 80% of Americans now say they are using social media daily, 96% don’t… Read more »

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From Barriers to Benefits: Impact of Community Radio in Western Kenya

September 2, 2016

Earlier this year, we shared a blog post about overcoming barriers to tech and community radio in Western Kenya. This is a follow up about the impact of community radio on Mfangano Island from the folks at Organic Health Response… This year, the Ekialo Kiona Suba Radio (“EK-FM”) officially received a radio license by the… Read more »

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Why Wikipedia Could Become the People’s Newspaper of Record

June 8, 2016

Folks, Wikipedia is a record of what happened and what is happening in the world, and we need that historical record to make good decisions. To help out, I just donated $1 million to the Wikimedia Endowment, a collective action fund set up this year by the Wikimedia Foundation at the Tides Foundation. The endowment… Read more »

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10 Feathered Coworkers Who Inspire craigslist Customer Service

May 19, 2016

Folks, I get lots of feathered and furried visitors to my home office, pretty much year-round. The missus and I have taken up photographing them, as you may have noticed. I figure that the birds have become my coworkers by now, given how much they frequent my office, and this should count as their staff… Read more »

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