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22nd Anniversary of craigslist

March 3, 2017

After 22 years of craigslist, 3 observations: You know most of what I'd say, so I'll focus on three things, just to get to the point. (I'm overly committed to brevity.) – Listen to regular people in the community, then to the extent possible, get out of the way.  I'd like to delegate myself into uselessness. (That… Read more »

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Why Putting An End To Fake News Is Good for Democracy

March 1, 2017

A trustworthy press is the immune system of democracy – something I've been saying for years. As citizens we can only make informed decisions when we have news we can trust. Independent investigative reporting is essential to shooting down false claims and exposing bad actors. ProPublica is a leader in that kind of journalism, and… Read more »

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Wikimedia Launches New Program To Fight Online Harassment

January 27, 2017

Did you know that 40% of internet users, and as many as 70% of younger users have personally experienced harassment online? And more than half of people who reported experiencing harassment also reported decreasing their participation in the Wikimedia community. And, Wikimedia's the real deal – we need as many voices at the table as possible…. Read more »

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Holiday Charity Challenge Raises $5,611,626

January 19, 2017

Folks, the CrowdRise Holiday Charity Challenge recently ended. The Challenge is an annual crowdfunding competition that runs from November 22nd through January 5th, and raises millions of dollars for charities doing great work.The folks at CrowdRise worked with the nonprofits and, with your help, raised tons of money for lots of nonprofits. In total, $5,611,626… Read more »

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Resources for Helping Folks Who Are Homeless This Winter

January 13, 2017

It’s getting cold out there and this can mean bad news for anyone who doesn’t have a place to go. There are many services that help those who are homeless or without food and shelter. I personally support some of them, like DC Central Kitchen, God's Love We Deliver, and SF-Marin Food Bank, which have some… Read more »

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Nearly 4.8 Million Raised for the Holiday Charity Challenge

December 28, 2016

The Holiday Charity Challenge is an annual crowdfunding competition that runs from November 22nd through January 5th, and raises millions of dollars for charities doing great work. Collectively, nearly $4.8M have been raised so far on CrowdRise. I've been a sponsor for a few years now and this year is no exception. The purpose of… Read more »

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