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How the Latino Community Foundation Used Learning and Pivoting to Get Better Fundraising Results

How the Latino Community Foundation Used Learning and Pivoting to Get Better Fundraising Results | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
Note from Beth: What if your organization embarked on its first ever crowd funding campaign with a goal of raising $50,000 and only raised $10,000?
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Reality Check: Gates Looks for Impact of Digital Learning

Reality Check: Gates Looks for Impact of Digital Learning | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
As the growing popularity of massive open online courses (MOOCs) makes clear, digital learning is ...
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Neuroscientist warns young brains being re-wired by technology

Neuroscientist warns young brains being re-wired by technology | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
The use of digital technologies is reshaping human brains and the impact on young people must be considered by their parents and educators, a neuroscientist warns.Susan Greenfield of Oxford University said technology was re-wiring brains, particularly for young people who were growing up knowing nothing else.Baroness Greenfield gave a sold-out public lecture at the University of South Australia...
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Brands Are Wasting Money on Facebook and Twitter, Forrester Says

Brands Are Wasting Money on Facebook and Twitter, Forrester Says | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
Marketers are increasingly turning to social networks such as Facebook and Twitter in an attempt to start "conversations" and "relationships" with consumers. According to research firm Forrester, they might be wasting their time and money doing so.
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NATO launches largest ever cyber attack training exercise

NATO launches largest ever cyber attack training exercise | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
NATO launched its largest ever multinational cyber-defense exercise Nov.
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James Ball: Hackers are organised and the police can't catch them - Tech City News

James Ball: Hackers are organised and the police can't catch them - Tech City News | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
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Twitter "Exhaust" Reveals Patterns of Unemployment | MIT Technology Review

Twitter "Exhaust" Reveals Patterns of Unemployment | MIT Technology Review | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
Twitter data mining reveals surprising detail about socioeconomic indicators but at a fraction of the cost of traditional data-gathering methods, say computational sociologists.
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Has mobile really replaced TV as the first screen for consumers? - Mobile Marketer - Television

Has mobile really replaced TV as the first screen for consumers? - Mobile Marketer - Television | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
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Searching For Truths In Big, Enormous, Massive Data

Searching For Truths In Big, Enormous, Massive Data | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
We have so much data, mountains and mountains of data. In fact, there's so much, the name 'Big Data' doesn't even do it justice. Maybe we should call it..
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Exponential Medicine: Data Deluge to Disrupt Healthcare This Decade

Exponential Medicine: Data Deluge to Disrupt Healthcare This Decade | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
You can’t really boil down four days, 59 speakers, and a few lovely musical interludes into a single word—but here goes. If there was an
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Moving from big data to smart data

Moving from big data to smart data | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
Data hoarders are no longer trendy, but rather seen as in need of a good data warehouse cleaning. So now the new trend is to move to "smart data"--which is to say relevant data.
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How Big Data Is Revolutionizing Design | WIRED

How Big Data Is Revolutionizing Design | WIRED | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
Picture an architect laboring over a blueprint, or an auto designer working out the basics of next year’s model. Once upon a time, this mental image probably included a drafting table and a clay model, but not much else.  With some variation, those were creative tools that designers, architects and artists relied on to render…
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Health warning: Now e-cigarettes can give you malware

Health warning: Now e-cigarettes can give you malware | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
Better for your lungs, worse for your hard drives, e-cigarettes can potentially infect a computer if plugged in to charge
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Stats Shouldn't Stand Alone: Why You Need Data Visualization to Teach and Convince

Stats Shouldn't Stand Alone: Why You Need Data Visualization to Teach and Convince | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
Learn why you need to visualize data to be an effective marketer.
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'Experience design' the latest fashion in big data trends

'Experience design' the latest fashion in big data trends | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
"Experience design" is a product or service design that focuses on and caters to the user experience. Consider it the natural course of personalization. 
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Cities Look to Technology for Answers to Growing Challenges | MIT Technology Review

Cities Look to Technology for Answers to Growing Challenges | MIT Technology Review | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
Mobile apps, sensors, and other technologies help cities handle growing challenges.
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Twitter Firehose Reveals How Weather Affects Mood | MIT Technology Review

Twitter Firehose Reveals How Weather Affects Mood | MIT Technology Review | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
We’re all influenced by the weather but psychologists have struggled to gather convincing data revealing the correlation. So researchers are turning to Twitter instead.
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Bitesized Insight: Mike Lynch, Autonomy and Invoke | Charity Digital News

Bitesized Insight: Mike Lynch, Autonomy and Invoke | Charity Digital News | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
Here’s the latest in our series of Bitesized Insights from Mike Lynch, founder of Invoke Capital, which invests in fundamental European technologies.
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How your friends affect your charitable donations online: survey | Charity Digital News

How your friends affect your charitable donations online: survey | Charity Digital News | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
A new American Red Cross survey has found that among social media users, personal appeals from friends are most likely to get them to donate to charity, rather than trending topics and gimmicks.
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Politicians should leverage social, SMS to reach voters: study - Mobile Marketer - Strategy

Politicians should leverage social, SMS to reach voters: study - Mobile Marketer - Strategy | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
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'Realtors are in the business of big data whether they know it yet or not' says nation's top real estate broker

'Realtors are in the business of big data whether they know it yet or not' says nation's top real estate broker | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
Real estate brokers are no longer solely focused on what data buyers want to have, but on data that can place a broker directly in front of a seller at exactly the right moment too.
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Where do you sit on the Data Maturity Spectrum?

Where do you sit on the Data Maturity Spectrum? | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
What is the Data Maturity Spectrum? In “Counting What Counts”, Anthony Lilley & Professor Paul Moore asked: “What can Big Data do for the Cultural Sector?”
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Domino’s serves up easy order-tracking with wearables integration - Mobile Commerce Daily - Software and technology

Domino’s serves up easy order-tracking with wearables integration - Mobile Commerce Daily - Software and technology | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
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Wiper lets you delete text messages after you've sent them

Wiper lets you delete text messages after you've sent them | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
Have you ever sent a text message and instantly regretted it? With Wiper, you can delete sent text messages.
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