Inspiring Technologies – The sOccet

Inspiring Technologies – The sOccet

How brilliant is this? It’s social and it involves cool technology. The sOccet is an amazing football (sorry, soccerball for US readers) created by Harvard engineering science students Jessica Lin, Jessica Matthews, Julia Silverman, and Hemali Thakkar (see below) which harvests the kinetic energy from when the ball is kicked or thrown. This energy stored […]

Like Button Mash up: inciteful and clever or scary and invasive?

Like Button Mash up: inciteful and clever or scary and invasive?

Like Button is a collection of links shared by your Facebook friends from most popular sites in a mash-up external website. But who is really looking at what you like?

Ten Common Mistakes in Fundraising Technology

Ten Common Mistakes in Fundraising Technology

Avoid making mistakes in your fundraising technology

Social Media – Doing it for the Kids?

Social Media – Doing it for the Kids?

Social Media - great medium for Children's Charities in fundraising, but a hot potato when it comes to the science and ADHD?

Branding in the charity sector – does it work?

Branding in the charity sector – does it work?

Is there a resistance in the third sector to the idea of branding? Adrian Salmon discusses...

Shelter Dog saved by hug

Shelter Dog saved by hug

Here’s a great use of storytelling to build awareness and encourage a call to action from last week. Little Edie (dog) had been regularly overlooked at the LA dog shelter, possible due to scatty, defensive behaviour and was due to be put down. She was fearful, aggressive, and hard to control. Then Bronwyne Mirkovich gave […]

Inspiring Technologies – The sOccet

Inspiring Technologies – The sOccet

22 February 2010

How brilliant is this? It’s social and it involves cool technology. The sOccet is an amazing football (sorry, soccerball for US readers) created by Harvard engineering science students Jessica Lin, Jessica Matthews, Julia Silverman, and Hemali Thakkar (see below) which harvests the kinetic energy from when the ball is kicked or thrown. This energy stored […]

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Like Button Mash up: inciteful and clever or scary and invasive?

Like Button Mash up: inciteful and clever or scary and invasive?

27 April 2010

Like Button is a collection of links shared by your Facebook friends from most popular sites in a mash-up external website. But who is really looking at what you like?

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Ten Common Mistakes in Fundraising Technology

Ten Common Mistakes in Fundraising Technology

14 April 2010

Avoid making mistakes in your fundraising technology

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Social Media – Doing it for the Kids?

30 March 2010

Social Media - great medium for Children's Charities in fundraising, but a hot potato when it comes to the science and ADHD?

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Branding in the charity sector – does it work?

Branding in the charity sector – does it work?

22 March 2010

Is there a resistance in the third sector to the idea of branding? Adrian Salmon discusses...

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Shelter Dog saved by hug

Shelter Dog saved by hug

22 March 2010

Here’s a great use of storytelling to build awareness and encourage a call to action from last week. Little Edie (dog) had been regularly overlooked at the LA dog shelter, possible due to scatty, defensive behaviour and was due to be put down. She was fearful, aggressive, and hard to control. Then Bronwyne Mirkovich gave […]

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When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Smart

When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Smart

17 August 2009

Robin Fisk of Advanced Solutions International gives 3 reasons why he thinks the time is right to invest in your technology infrastructure...

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Cancer Research UK Show Donors Where It Spends Their Money

Cancer Research UK Show Donors Where It Spends Their Money

11 August 2009

Cancer Research UK provides an interactive map featuring videos and stories of the real people affected by Cancer Research’s work.

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