Raising Hope for Congo

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The conflict in the Democratic Republic Congo has received scant attention from policymakers and the news media even as over 5.4 Fortunately, new organizations are now leading the charge to bring attention to the horrors being perpetrated in the ongoing crisis in eastern Congo. With our help, ENOUGH recently launched a new site that focuses on the epidemic of sexual violence in Congo at www.raisehopeforcongo.org.

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

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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. 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. This site uses " crowdsourcing " , to try to collect reports via email and SMS.

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NOLA 2014 Jazz Fest Highlights: Complete Listing of Posts

Portals and KM

I saw 16 groups in the blues tent, 12 in the jazz tent, 7 in the gospel tent, 4 in the trad jazz tent, 3 at the Fai Do Do stage, 3 at the smaller Jazz and Heritage Stage, 2 at Congo Square, one at Acura stage and 1 at the L stage.

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NOLA 2014 Jazz Fest Highlights: April 26

Portals and KM

        Davell Crawford at Congo Square was next. This is my second New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival and once again I will be at all days. Here are highlights from the second day, Saturday, April 26. I plan to post my highlights for each day.

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Mapping a community – easy and not-so-easy

Learning Alliances

Congo. Congo, Republic of the. Congo, The Democratic Republic Of The. I’m resonating with how Joitske Hulsebosch has organized “ Tools for social network analysis from beginners to advanced levels.”

Painting of Chris Adkins Jazz Fest 2015

Portals and KM

This was a photo I took of him on the Congo Square stage at Jazz Fest.  Here is a 16" x 20" painting of  Chris Adkins  at  Jazz Fest 201 5. He backs up a number of New Orleans musicians including Lynn Drury.

My Top Twelve New Orleans Jazz Fest 2013 Moments: Part Two

Portals and KM

          Jeffrey Osborne offered his sexy soul music from the 80s to a large crowd at Congo Square. This was my first New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival so I bought a WWOZ Brass Pass to attend every day.

Blogging to raise funds for wildlife conservation

Joitske Hulsebosch

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. He helped wildlife rangers of the Virunga National Park in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo to set up weblogs, see the Gorilla Protection blog.

NOLA 2014 Jazz Fest Highlights: May 2

Portals and KM

   For a complete change of pace I went to Congo Square to see the disco queen, Chaka Khan , to do a set loaded with sex. This is my second  New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival  and once again I will be at all days.

the open society & its frenemies (2)

Engineers without Fears

The opposite of the Soviet Union is the Congo. Libertarian capitalists and anarchists view state power as inherently evil. The opposite of an oppressive, totalitarian state is some kind of money-driven or love-driven utopia. Of course, it's not. The optimal environment for human beings is not constraint-free. You might say I'm an asymmetric libertarian. The more power a person or entity has, the more that person requires oversight & governance.

Conspicuous, but not Consuming | GOOD

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Not to mention, cell phone and laptop production requires the use of Coltan, a mineral that is extracted from the deep forests of the Congo. x Username: Password: Forgot user name or password Remember me x Please enter your email address Not a member yet?

Pull Up a [Virtual] Chair for a Conversation on Health and Population Issues

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Combating Malaria: A First-Hand Account From Congo. Those interested in domestic health, global health, population issues, or international development would do well to join an online conversation series hosted by the Population Reference Bureau. PRB is giving interested audiences direct access to experts from around the world for an hour or so of high-quality Q&A. Consider the topic for tomorrow, 1/22, at 1:00 EST: " Birth Defects: A Hidden Toll for Developing Countries."

Pull up a [virtual] chair for a conversation on health and population issues

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Combating Malaria: A First-Hand Account From Congo. Those interested in domestic health, global health, population issues, or international development would do well to join an online conversation series hosted by the Population Reference Bureau. PRB is giving interested audiences direct access to experts from around the world for an hour or so of high-quality Q&A. Consider the topic for tomorrow, 1/22, at 1:00 EST: " Birth Defects: A Hidden Toll for Developing Countries."

Links and Tweets of the Week: September 12, 2009

How to Save the World

image from Does Congo Matter? Why Congo Matters: Emily Troutman provides a photo-essay and some horrific data about a failed and mostly forgotten state, the Congo. BLOG Links and Tweets of the Week: September 12, 2009. by Emily Troutman. PREPARING FOR CIVILIZATION'S COLLAPSE.

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.

Groundhog Day: seeing shadows

Chris Corrigan

The oil and precious metals that power our economies are extracted from the coastal platforms of Senegal, the forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo and the diamond mines of Kimberly. And then just like that, you hop a plane from Johannesburg, stop after 8 hours in Dakar for refuelling.

Links of the Month: January 28, 2014

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poisoned mines in the Congo where children with the cut of the.

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?

Competitive advantage from better interactions

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Salons Broadsheet has some good ideas for donations to help women in Congo who arevictims of the worlds worst epidemic of systemic rape -- a systemicviolence that is nothing less than a campaign "to destroy women".Please Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.