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Okay, I'm listening, figuring out what's next

March 17, 2011

Hey, everyone, I'm grateful for all your feedback on craigconnects.  Good ideas, folks! Also, I've gotten tons requests from nonprofits, and we're building a process to handle and scale the (higher-than-anticipated) demand.  Please continue to give me feedback. Please bear with me, it'll take time, as I boldy go where no nerd has gone before…. Read more »

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Inveneo, providing serious tech in the developing world

March 16, 2011

(Hey, these guys are the real deal, so let's hear them speak for themselves.) Inveneo is a great San Francisco-based organization that helps other nonprofits deploy and use the tools of technology (software, hardware, power) in challenging places throughout the developing world. This means that we work with healthcare, education and microfinance groups to identify… Read more »

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Talking at ICANN about craigconnects in context

March 11, 2011

(These are just notes, but my team suggested worth sharing. /craig) First, let's remember that there are a lot of people suffering in Japan, and I'm happy that people like us have built the means for others to help them out faster, like through the use of people finders and Ushahidi – If you want… Read more »

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Craigslist Foundation Boot Camp is June 2nd

March 11, 2011

(Hey, these folks do a great job of teaching really useful stuff for nonprofits, etc. /craig) Craigslist Foundation Boot Camp will take place June 2 on the UCSF Mission Bay campus. This is the 8th Annual Boot Camp, a conference where community builders participate in interactive workshops, meet other like-minded people who want to better… Read more »

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Listening to feedback, improving craigconnects

March 10, 2011

Folks, it won't happen real soon, but we're getting lots of feedback, figuring out what to do about it. We need to clarify the purpose of this thing. We need to better suggest how to help. Also, lots of newish nonprofits want to participate, we need to help figure out the whole mass vetting thing,… Read more »

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Thanks for all the craigconnects support!

March 8, 2011

Hey, we've seen thousands of people offering their support, wanting to help nonprofits in all sorts of ways. People have made a lot of suggestions, we're working on many already. Special thanks to my team, and to diet mountain dew, and to advil, and to Susan's rescue dogs, most fun I had today. thanks! Craig… Read more »

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