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PopTech 2009 Social Innovation Fellow Josh Nesbit">PopTech 2009 Social Innovation Fellow Josh Nesbit

PopTech 2009 Social Innovation Fellow Josh Nesbit from PopTech on Vimeo.

Harnessing Social production">Harnessing Social production

A Case for Open Data in Transit from Streetfilms on Vimeo.

OSM 2008: A Year of Edits">OSM 2008: A Year of Edits

OSM 2008: A Year of Edits from ItoWorld on Vimeo.

Akvo.org – the open source for water and sanitation">Akvo.org – the open source for water and sanitation

Over the weekend I attended the AID Information Challenge. The event was held at the Guardian in London and was part of the Guardian Open Platform. I was fortunate enough to meet the AKVO team.

Thomass Bjelkemann-Pettersson presented an overview of the organisation.

We create and share internet and mobile phone tools that for the first time [...]

Millenium development goals">Millenium development goals

GOAL 1:ERADICATE EXTREME POVERTY & HUNGER

Target 1:
Halve, between 1990 and 2015, the proportion of people whose income is less than $1 a day

Target 2:
Achieve full and productive employment and decent work for all, including women and young people

Target 3:
Halve, between 1990 and 2015, the proportion of people who suffer from hunger

GOAL 2:ACHIEVE UNIVERSAL PRIMARY EDUCATION

Target [...]

Yochai Benkler: open-source economics">Yochai Benkler: Open-source economics

The Emergence of the Networked Information Economy

The most advanced economies in the world today have made two parallel shifts that, paradoxically, make possible a significant attenuation (loss of strength) of the limitations that market-based production places on the pursuit of the political values central to liberal societies.

The first move, in the making for more than [...]