I’m pleased and honored to be keynoting Cascadia.JS tomorrow morning. I’ve been putzing around Portland, including being picked up from the airport on one of these things: :and then laying in the front yard farm listening to ukulele. It was really Portland. But anyway. I’m going to be speaking about technology as a means to […]
We’ve extended our Accelerator application deadline to the 31st of July, 2014 to allow project teams a little extra time to get their documentation to us. If you’ve been contemplating applying to our program, you now have 9 more days to get your application and supporting documents to us. APPLY NOW Good luck!
The GWOBorg descended upon New York City this weekend for H.O.P.E. X, the bi-annual hackers conference organized by the fine folks at 2600 Magazine. H.O.P.E. stands for Hackers On Planet Earth, one of the most creative and diverse hacker events in the world. It’s been happening every other year since 1994. Willow and Diggz gave […]
We’re thrilled to announce our first white paper, inspired by the Engine Room’s Responsible Data Forum in Oakland months ago, and with interviews with Heather, Sara, Max, and Lisha! Responsible Humanitarian And Disaster Response Project Cycles : Embed a “kill date” on your PLATFORM. If people are using that platform, this becomes a part of […]
GWOBites, technologists, and humanitarians, We are exceptionally pleased to announce that our 6 month Accelerator for Humanitarian Projects is now accepting applications for the next round! Make sure to have your application in by July 31st 2014 to qualify. APPLY TO THE ACCELERATOR What is the Accelerator for Humanitarian Projects? Geeks Without Bounds takes teams […]
Right now, we’re going through some internal accounting at Geeks Without Bounds, getting to grips with exactly what all we’ve done in our short lifetime as an organization, what projects we’ve assisted with, and what the cost to outcome ratio is. It’s a very useful exercise to go through. One of the things that surprised […]
I had an amazing chat with Emily M Lippold Cheney after meeting serendipitously at a Libre Fest in Cambridge. She agreed to do a GWOBcast on the overlap of digital response and the history of cooperatives. It reminded me a bit about the Brainmeats Lisha and I did awhile ago on The Culture of Eviction. CRISIS/VOID […]