Conquering a Cruel Continent for a Cause

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TechSoup Global's vice president for Africa David Barnard did. The Namib Desert in Namibia (has the highest sand dunes on earth). He runs these ultramarathons to raise money and generate awareness for charitable causes. What would motivate you to run 150 miles across hottest, driest, windiest, coldest, and sandiest places on Earth? At the end of every day, your legs would be like rubber, and you'd be completely and utterly exhausted.

Nonprofit Technology News: 2013 Year in Review

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According TechSoup’s Global NGO Cloud Survey , cloud storage and back-up is one of the most useful cloud technologies out there. These sentient things combine to generate vast oceans of data about us, which is in turn consolidated into big data in the cloud. I see the grand wave of IoT and Big Data combining to generate the copyright issue for the ages. in Namibia is showing the way for providing Internet access in Africa.

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Traveling Postcards: Interview with Founder, Caroline Lovell

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I imagined women or girls who received cards might keep them in a place in her home, in a drawer, or on a shelf that would always remind her that she is cared for, and that she is a part of a much larger global community. We are always looking for facilitators on the ground, either individuals or organizations who would be willing to lead workshops with communities of women and girls who are isolated and disconnected from the larger global population.

Why Building Resilient Networks Matter

Beth Kanter

This puts New York City’s economic disparity on par with places like Sierra Leone or Namibia. Undoubtedly, the inequities in who bears the brunt of climate change will play out in similar ways on the larger global stage. Photovoltaics, fuel cells, appliances that generate their own electricity, and ideas yet to be imagined will form decentralized component parts that can be networked together with distributed intelligence.