Crowdsourcing Crisis Information: Tracking the Eastern Congo Conflict / Democratic Republic of Congo

Influence

Via GlobalVoices , information about the ongoing crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where some 1 million people have fled the province of North Kivu. From the Ushahidi blog : Welcome to Ushahidi, which means “testimony” in Swahili, where we are building a platform that crowdsources crisis information. Newsfeed here.). An interesting, and hopefully valuable, effort to mitigate the situation is the "Ushahidi" web site for reporting of incidents of violence and abuse.

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Blogging to raise funds for wildlife conservation

Joitske Hulsebosch

Via the Dutch blog Knowledgecafe I clicked through to the story on Wired about life, death and twitter on the African Savanah. I dislike the fact that they talk about the African Savanah, like Africa is one country, and the story is really about Kenya and Congo.

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The HBR List 2009 - How Social Networks Network Best

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For Managers For Educators For Corporate Buyers Harvard Business Review Visit Harvard Business School Harvard Business Review Harvard Business Publishing Archive/Back Issues Customer Service HBR Email Newsletters Cart Store All Products All Articles Sign In or Subscribe Now How Social Networks Network Best by Alex Pentland The humble bee has much to teach us about the flow ofinformation in our own organizations.

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Children, not chimps, prefer collaboration: Humans like to work together in solving tasks -- chimps don't

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Blog Cite. " The research team presented 3-year-old German children and chimpanzees living in a Congo Republic sanctuary with a task that they could perform on their own or with a partner. Include this item in your blog or web site: close. Science News. Email. Print. Share. Children, Not Chimps, Prefer Collaboration: Humans Like to Work Together in Solving Tasks -- Chimps Dont. ScienceDaily (Oct.

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Links and Tweets of the Week: September 12, 2009

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BLOG Links and Tweets of the Week: September 12, 2009. image from Does Congo Matter? These two writers (formerly the Canadian correspondents for the Oil Drum) have done an extraordinary amount of research and written volumes of commentary (they reply patiently to all comments on their blog, explaining complex issues in understandable terms) on why this will happen. by Emily Troutman. PREPARING FOR CIVILIZATION'S COLLAPSE.

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Links of the Month: January 28, 2014

How to Save the World

What Blogging Was, and Is: David Weinberger, one of the pioneers of the form, talks about why blogging was so important and wonders, now that blog readership has fallen so much, about its future. poisoned mines in the Congo where children with the cut of the.

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Conspicuous, but not Consuming | GOOD

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Create an account to: vote on articles create your own blog leave comments speak your mind join Please log in. Much has been said about how Facebook, Twitter, and blogging have revolutionized social networking and connectivity.

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Competitive advantage from better interactions

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Collaboration - Mapping the value of employee collaboration - Organization - Strategic Organization - The McKinsey Quarterly

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The McKinsey Quarterly Home McKinsey & Company McKinsey Global Institute china.mckinseyquarterly.com Help [+] Log In Register close Register Member Center The McKinsey Quarterly is the business journal of McKinsey & Company. Register now for immediate access to hundreds of articles. First time here? Read our Quarterly Basics. Forgot Password?