Guest Post: A New Role for Science Museums--Playground for Scientists

Museum 2.0

Beck is the brain behind the risk-taker/space-maker paradigm I''ve shared here in the past. Experimonth had the potential to generate new scientific knowledge. Using facial morphing software to change a player''s avatar to a different ethnicity, we fed the game with hundreds of photos that were judged in a "hot or not" type interface and gave players a view of how intelligent, attractive, and trustworthy others perceived them to be as two different ethnicities.

The NMC Symposium for the Future: Prepping for Virtual Keynote about Nonprofits in 2020

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In fact, I'll be arriving in a Jetson like transportation and my avatar will probably look a lot like Jane Jetson. . Last year , I heard Jerry Michalski use the metaphor of the global brain in talk about the future. So, the folks at NMC who build objects on Hakone might be creating a big, huge, global brain that when clicked will open up web links of some of the best crowdsourcing on the future technologies and how they will impact the nonprofit sector.

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Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Social Web and Altruism Nick Booth, high fibre podcasting blog, points us to some fascinating brain research that has discovered the part of the brain responsible for altruism and he links it to why nonprofits should be using the social web to advance their missions. socially and technically accessible in emerging knowledge societies? photo of Lucy Bernholz live blogging during the Northern California Grantmakers Briefing. Photo in flickr from Community Technology Foundation.

If we’d had Twitter on 9/11

Connection Cafe

And my Mom says she’ll never forget that her first knowledge of the events of the day came through my voice, whole and well, telling her to turn on the television. Or, more recently, how the native population in Avatar are connected to one another through a planetary-wide nervous system. Author: Jennifer Darrouzet. I recently stood at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site near Ground Zero, looking up to read the timeline on the wall.