Aaron Swartz - tech prodigy largely responsible for developing the code behind RSS and parts of Reddit, “Open Access” advocate – took his life on January 11, 2013.
To honor him, friends have launched an awareness campaign about Open Internet and Open Access principles called #pdftribute.
You can read more here: http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2013/01/14/aaron_swartz_death_pdftribute_hashtag_aggregates_copyrighted_articles_released.html
RIP Aaron Swartz.
(picture courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)
Ashoka Seattle introducing themselves on our bi-weekly team meeting :-)
How will you be celebrating Internet Freedom Day on January 18?
Real Life: I'm a Principal -
Want to know what it’s like to sustain a school culture of empathy? In ”Real Life: I’m a Principal,” Michelle Hughes takes us behind the scenes of High Meadow School, a school that strives to build empathy, teamwork, leadership, and problem-solving skills in its students and staff.
The Meetings Manifesto! I found this emphatic declaration of meeting principles taped to the wall in the Ashoka Changemakers office. They sound like good ideas to me!
A glimpse from today’s internal webinar about Ashoka’s study of the Fellow’s impact. Looking forward to sharing it all with you in January!
Bill Drayton’s advice for social entrepreneurs - what the future holds and how to adjust: http://ow.ly/g2AQW
Want to share your vision, advice, suggestions, trends etc. for the future?
Join us and some of our partners for a #socentchat Thursday December 19th, 3-4.30 pm.
Age considers; youth ventures.
- Rabindranath Tagore.
Ashoka’s Youth Venture is based on our experience that if kids learn that they can make a change, then they will continue to do so as grown ups. It’s a super important step towards a changemaker society.
Donate to keep us going https://www.ashoka.org/donate/usa
It’s panel week!
Between second opinion interviews and panel sessions with industry experts, we try to find the time to interview the candidates for our digital channels. The outcome will be sort presentation videos, like the ones we’ve done with other candidates in the past. Like the one around Mitch Hedlund's work.
The Social Cure: A revelatory examination of the future of HIV/AIDS and how current networking technology empowers us to affect change.