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The Future Of Mobile

February 2, 2012

This past week I had the pleasure of speaking with the lovely Alicja Peszkowska from NetSquared, sharing my thoughts on problem-driven innovation and the future of mobile. This is a cross-post from...
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Looking Back At 2010

January 3, 2011

It’s easy to charge ahead with the new year, but I believe it’s also important to first pause for a moment and reflect on all the things one’s accomplished over the past year. After spending the la...
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The Star Phoenix Profiles The Extraordinaries

January 19, 2010

The Star Phoenix recently reported on my work with The Extraordinaries and our efforts to help Haiti earthquake victims. http://www.thestarphoenix.com/news/Programmer+helps+following+earthquake/245...
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Log On To Help Haiti

January 19, 2010

NBC News just profiled our efforts at The Extraordinaries to help find Haiti earthquake survivors. http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/tech/Extraordinary-Site-Aims-to-Find-Haiti-Quake-Survivors-82059317...
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Helping Haiti Earthquake Victims

January 19, 2010

On January 12, 2010, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake rocked Haiti, killing over 200,000 people and leaving the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince in ruins. The damage this disaster has caused is still un...
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The Power To Change The World In The Palm Of Your Hand

December 10, 2009

ABC News did a great special on The Extraordinaries, ‘the power to change the world in the palm of your hand’. How can you turn your spare time into social good? How about helping Big Cat Rescue l...
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Do Something…Extraordinary!

September 16, 2009

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-dXdr4QGNU
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FrontlineSMS Medic and The Extraordinaries Big Winners at NetSquared N2Y4

May 28, 2009

Wow, huge day for FrontlineSMS Medic and The Extraordinaries! Both picked up numerous awards at NetSquared N2Y4 Conference in San Jose. The conference highlights and awards innovators using social ...
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Why The Extraordinaries Will Change The World

March 18, 2009

I first read about The Extraordinaries back in October, and after watching their short teaser video, I was convinced that these guys would change the world. I decided then that I needed to contrib...
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The Extraordinaries, An Extraordinary Idea!

October 21, 2008

Ok, The Extraordinaries is an incredible idea, allowing anyone to utilize their downtime like during a commute to work, to volunteer and answer questions via their mobile phone. Just watch their v...
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