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Bridging The On-Line Real-World Gap

As I was Googling for something from an old work project, I stumbled across this interview with Marshall Kirkpatrick from 2006. Marshall and I had met a few years before at the Nonprofit Technology Conference. He has gone on to

Posted in Advocacy 2.0, NET2, Networks, nptech, rants

How to keep thinking like a network

I had a great time today at the 2010 N.C. Tech for Good Conference. (Izzy enjoyed the reception afterward.) I did a talk called “How to think like a network,” which is my latest iteration of my favorite subject: the

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NetSquared chat logs posted

Thanks to Tantek Çelik for setting up a wiki for us at I have posted partial chat transcripts there on the N2Y2 page. Here’s day 1 and day 2. I made these transcripts by just copying the log whenever

Posted in NET2, nptech, rants

Mind the gap, part 1

This is the first part of a rant I have been mulling over for about 3 years now. I want to get it up before the end of the event, so I will save my proposal for a second post.

Posted in NET2, nptech, NTC

Following NetSquared

So NetSquared is going well. As expected: tons of great people and too much information (in a good way). I’ve been posting updates on Twitter, you can see mine and other people’s comments at I also started a new

Posted in NET2, nptech


I’ll be getting up veeery early tomorrow morning to head west for the second annual NetSquared conference-thingy. Last year’s event had a profound effect on me. It’s where I first started using Second Life , and it’s where I had

Posted in NET2, nptech

Widgets for change

In honor of the launch of’s new political actions tools and of the fact that I am going the be the “project champion” for the Genocide Intervention Network next week at NetSquared, here’s a widget that brings them both

Posted in Advocacy 2.0, NET2, nptech

A collective “nice to meet you”

It seems like after every conference I come away with a handful of business cards and the intention to follow up with lots of new people and possibilities. However, my intention does not always translate into action. Although I still

Posted in NET2, nptech, rants

Thanks for making it happen with me

I just got home after a very long day of inter-coastal travel. I will post a longer thing tommorrow about the rest of the awesome people I met at NetSquared. So I was recruited to lead a Making it Happen:

Posted in NET2, nptech


NetSquared was one of the best conferences I’ve been to in years. I kept having experiences that were so interesting I wanted to blog about them but the coolness didn’t stop and I was torn between doing cool stuff and

Posted in NET2, rants


ruby+izzy on NYE

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