Change Makers

Metaverse Roadmap summit

Saturday was day two of the Metaverse Roadmap summit and the brains were churning.  The invitee list is chock-full of A-listers in a number of different circles.  There are academics like Ted Castranova, social activists like Ethan Zuckerman and Esther Dyson, game designers like Randy Farmer and a host of others. We are collectively engaged in a two day futuring ...

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The Other Side of SXSW

Sarah G. has done a fantastic job covering the events of SXSW during the day.  I have placed a number of posts on my blog Community Mobilization as well.  But there is more to SXSW than all of the amazing presenters and panels.  There is an extreme social and networking circuit.  After the events the real networking begins.  There were ...

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Wal-Mart Seeks Global Ethics Chief – Not Actual Ethics

In the Global Ethics report I saw a piece on Wal-Mart seeking a Global Ethics Chief. Facing numerous class-action lawsuits and ire from its employees, and patrons Wal-Mart if finally looking to put a good face forward.  From a community standpoint it may be too late.  I’m in the middle of Doug Rushkoff’s ‘Get Back In the Box‘ and so ...

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Load up your pods

The podcasts for last week’s Net Tuesday are online at Odeo.  There are interviews and presentations of Myles Weissleder of Meet up and Jason Schultz of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Both speakers talked about what their organizations mean to nonprofit organizations.

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