Three Year Anniversary GWOBcast

Oct 22, 2013

As of October 10th, Geeks Without Bounds is no longer in our Terrible Twos! As we move into our third year of humanitarian technology work, we’d like to thank our generous program sponsors who have helped us develop both as a company and as contributors in the humanitarian field. Tropo and Splunk, we would not […]

Colorado Flooding Resources

Sep 13, 2013

Official Response Humanity Road has this phenomenal, and comprehensive, list of official pages and resources for the Colorado Floods. (And they’re just great in general) Maps Google Crisis Map CrowdMap Community Response Ongoing community resources doc from local folk (before they were evacuated) (you can embed this in other places via this code: <iframe src=””></iframe> ) […]

OpenITP San Francisco: FOIA Club

Mar 1, 2013

Geeks Without Bounds helped facillitate the Open ITP Club meeting at the Noisebridge iteration in San Francisco. We’ve compiled the resources gathered at the event, including videos of the talks and our notes on the event. Nate Cardozo from EFF spoke on the process of the Freedom of Information Act, commonly referred to as FOIA […]

Apps to Empower

Feb 19, 2013

Apps to Empower is seeking submissions for its global app-writing competition, and the deadline is April 30th. To be considered, teams from around the world will submit Android 2.2 applications that directly benefit women. Applications will be judged by a panel of judges based on the following criteria: a. Relevance – Value addition to the […]

2 year anniversary show!

Oct 11, 2012

Yesterday was our 2-year anniversary. It’s ok, we’ll wait while you find confetti and balloons. We took the day to do our first GWOB video cast with Social Catalyst. It’s a half hour long, about where we are and where we’ve been. Our next one will take place on the 24th at 8p Eastern Time, […]

Code Hero – The game that teaches you how to code!

Feb 18, 2012

The last time I came across Alex Peake, he was walking down Mission Street in San Francisco with a plunger in hand on his way to save the world from a clogged toilet.  I first met Alex at Maker Faire in San Mateo last year where he showed me an early version of Code Hero. […]

Video from 28c3

Jan 1, 2012

We’ve been recovering from 28c3, Journey to the End of the Year, and Berlin New Year’s Eve all day today at the Unicorn Fortress. Did you know fireworks are legal to shoot off in the city of Berlin? The big, loud ones, too. So it’s kind of terrifying – bright flashes, bangs resounding off the […]

Diggz talks at eComm2011 – Video

Sep 29, 2011

I did a talk at eComm (emerging communications) conference called “Communicating beyond the Horizon”. The associated Prezi can be found here: Communicating Beyond the Horizon

Willow and Diggz Interviewed at OSCON 2011 Portland

Aug 5, 2011

LockerGnome’s Brandon Wirtz talks with Geeks Without Bounds founders Johnny Diggz and Willow Brugh at OSCON 11