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The Power Of One

June 15, 2012

A common theme emerged at eSTAS 2012, one person can change the world. The conference highlighted the social use of ICT and the power of the connected citizen. In the spirit of Gandhi’s famous wor...
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Looking Back At 2011

January 6, 2012

Well 2011 turned out to be a remarkable year, here is a recap of some of the things that kept me busy over the past twelve months. In January, the Ushahidi iOS app was officially released, glad to ...
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August 26, 2011

This afternoon I had the fortunate opportunity to speak with the students at NairoBits sharing my thoughts on dharma and using your talents to help others. NairoBits is a youth based organization i...
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Following Your Dharma

April 17, 2011

On Friday I had the pleasure of speaking at the Six Minute Low Down at Centro Lounge. I was joined by Jeff Nachtigall, Gregg Cochlan, Daren McLean and Krystian Olszanski, we each shared our insight...
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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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Dharma and the Purpose Of Life

December 24, 2010

This fall I had the honor of speaking at TEDxSaskatoon, on what Dharma means to me, here is a video and summary of my talk. A few years ago, a close friend of mine gave me a book by Deepak Chopra ...
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October 29, 2010

I’ve been a long time fan of TED, and was quite excited to hear that it was coming to Saskatoon. TED Talks are all about sharing inspiring ideas, so I was honored to be asked to be giving a short t...
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Mobile Volunteerism

June 14, 2010

This past Wednesday I had the honor of speaking on mobile volunteerism at Mobile Tech Training during Net Change Week in Toronto. In my talk I shared some examples how mobiles are aiding tradition...
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Software For Change

May 14, 2010

Last Friday I had the honor of speaking at Digitized, a conference at the University of Saskatchewan meant to inspire high school students to pursue a career in computer science. I had two main goa...
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Mobile Tech 4 Social Change and Halifax

May 9, 2009

Here is a blog post I recently wrote for MobileActive.org about the Mobile Tech 4 Social Change event I’m organizing and why it’s important for Halifax. http://mobileactive.org/mobile-tech-4-social...
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Mobile Tech 4 Social Change Halifax

April 7, 2009

Mobile Tech 4 Social Change Halifax is an open dialog barcamp exploring mobile technologies and new media to help make the world a better place. This active conversation of turning ideas into actio...
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