Philanthrophy

Jimmy Wales Discusses Wikimedia Monetization Plans

Jimmy Wales sat down this week with a group of Bloggers and analysts prior to his keynote address opening the 2008 SAP TechEd conference in Las Vegas and discussed a number of topics relating to Wikimedia. The Wikimedia Foundation is a nonprofit charitable organization set up to encourage the growth, development and distribution of free, multilingual content,…

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IGLOO Ices Corporate Social Networking

Kitchener, Ontario based IGLOO’s foundation began with a not-for-profit research centre called the Centre for International Governance(CIGI) founded by Jim Balsillie, Co-CEO of Research In Motion (RIM) In 2003, CIGI, created a free online research network called IGLOO (International Governance Leaders and Organizations Online) that connected researchers, practitioners and educators around the world. By 2008 Igloo.org had…

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How Tech Firms Can Give Back to Community

2008 TED Prize winner David Eggers wish at the recent TED 2008 conference in Monterey was to ask anyone in a position to help “to find a way to directly engage with a public school in your area” and then share the story of their involvement with the public school on the OnceUponASchool.org website. 826 National, TED…

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