I’ve made it! We are safely in London, UK, now and staying with friends of friends who we had never met before and are much too hospitable. The pieces of life for finding housing, food, friends, and fun are all falling into place so far, and we’ve been here less than a week! Now, to find reliable and consistent internet!
- 2008 Tech Awards Laureates Announced
Applied Materials and The Tech Museum and Innovation have announced the 2008 Tech Awards Laureates! The 25 winners come from around the world, representing 12 countries, with projects applying technology for social change. READ MORE!
- SF Halloween Festival needs a website, now!
The San Francisco Halloween Festival committee has enjoyed an organic community growth around the planning process for the city’s October 31st celebration, but now needs help making a website. Following the closure of Castro Street last year for the annual celebration, the SF Halloween Festival committee plans to bring together all ages, all cultures, and people from SF and around the world in both free and ticketed activities and celebrations all afternoon and evening in Lot A, next to SF Giants AT&T Ballpark, and Terry Francois Boulevard. READ MORE!
- Intel Asks for Technology Solutions for Global Issues
Intel’s INSPIRE•EMPOWER Challenge is looking for ideas from individuals, developers, organizations, and the public at large for using technology to address a global issue in the areas of education, health care, economic development, and the environment. Winners will get $100,000 USD to get their idea off the ground! READ MORE!
- More opportunities added to Social Actions
NABUUR is an online community that connects individuals with communities in developing countries, and together they formulate plans and projects to address local issues and sharing the solution-making. The connection and process is less about giving money, and more about sharing ideas, knowledge, skills, and connections. And now you can hear about opportunities to get involved through Social Actions! READ MORE!
- NetSquared – Collaborate for Change: Sao Paolo, Brazil and Beyond!
NetSquared is teaming up with Sun Microsystems to create community hack days in conjunction with a series of recruiting events that Sun hosts called “Tech Days.” Collaborate for Change Registration. READ MORE!