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Crowdfunding donations: Is giving me your money a good idea?

Posted on by Tommaso De Benetti

… people out, hopefully GoFundMe will draw attention to situations which society as a whole could remedy.

Con: A lack of personal responsibility?

Despite my intro to this blog, the “Travel & Adventure” section of the site makes me uncomfortable. I snooped around and found two pages to support my skepticism. One is for a person who hopes to travel to Italy for a theater program, and the other is for a person who wants to hike the Appalachian Trail.

As far as I could tell, these …

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GDC 2011: Angry birds, happy Finns

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

For people in the far north of the world, this is a great time of year.

The long winter is drawing to a close, and promise of summer is in the air. For some of us, who spend long hours indoors gazing into a computer screen, this time of year is exciting for other reasons: SXSW festival in Austin, and the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco.

This year I was …

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Live Aid – giving the crowd more feedback

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

… world leader in money transfer by mobile phone may allow crowdsourcing-based solutions to help remedy both of these problems.

One such solution is the employment opportunities offered by crowdsourcing companies such as txteagle and samasource, bypassing of the need for investment traditionally required for job creation.

Another, yet to be fully explored possibility is using crowdsourcing to improve the effectiveness of money spent on aid. Crowdsourcing is already used by Citizen …

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