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How Much Time Should Your Nonprofit Invest In Different Social Media Channels?

How Much Time Should Your Nonprofit Invest In Different Social Media Channels? | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
Note from Beth: Many nonprofits do not have dedicated teams for social media and social media strategy and implementation is typically only a part of a someone's job.  With limited time, how should that resource be invested to for best results?    Often, it can be choice of what channels t
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Reddit, Mapped

Reddit, Mapped | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
A data scientist visualizes the sprawling site so you can find that weird, niche-interest group you never even knew to look for.
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Councils and health and care agencies collaborate to join up local health economies

Councils and health and care agencies collaborate to join up local health economies | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
MedeAnalytics’ Wayne Parslow says safe data sharing is key to integration
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Your Data Is Your Lifeblood — Set up the Analytics It Deserves

Your Data Is Your Lifeblood — Set up the Analytics It Deserves | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
Looker Co-founder Ben Porterfield talks about why most startups miss the mark on their analytics and provides a formula for nailing it the first time around.
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How wearables will shape the future of mobile payments

How wearables will shape the future of mobile payments | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
Three finance executives discuss the essential role wearable technology will play in the evolution of mobile payments.
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Is Mobile Giving Right for Your Nonprofit?

Is Mobile Giving Right for Your Nonprofit? | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
Mobile giving is on the rise. Is your nonprofit set up to acquire donors via mobile?
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The Technology Of Books Has Changed, But Bookstores Are Hanging In

The Technology Of Books Has Changed, But Bookstores Are Hanging In | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
The debate over whether digital books are better continues. But in the age of Amazon, the number of independent booksellers is up. The revival is fueled, at least in part, by digital natives.
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Technology replaces schmoozing: the future of private banking

Technology replaces schmoozing: the future of private banking | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
ZURICH (Reuters) - No longer is schmoozing over long lunches and fine wines enough; Swiss private bankers are turning to video games and virtual reality to attract a new generation of skeptical clients...
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BuzzFeed Founder Launches New Lab for Open-Source Invention | WIRED

BuzzFeed Founder Launches New Lab for Open-Source Invention | WIRED | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
Buzzfeed is launching an open-source research lab for building tools to bring the world better information.
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Mobile phone data analysis for disaster management | United Nations Global Pulse

Mobile phone data analysis for disaster management | United Nations Global Pulse | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
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Social Media's Impact on Health - The Gazette Review

Social Media's Impact on Health - The Gazette Review | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
A new study that was released by UC Merced has shown that using social media can significantly impact health, and have a
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Lifebits: UNICEF's Wearable Technology That Will Save Lives

Lifebits: UNICEF's Wearable Technology That Will Save Lives | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
UNICEF created a global competition to challenge designers, technologists and scientists to join forces and create “Wearables for Good.”
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Watch strap IDs its wearer's veins - BBC News

Watch strap IDs its wearer's veins - BBC News | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
A start-up is developing a watch strap that contains a tiny camera, which takes a photo of a users' veins from their wrist to identify them.
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Writer agrees to hate-watch 'Entourage' for cancer research, raises $10,000 in a day

Writer agrees to hate-watch 'Entourage' for cancer research, raises $10,000 in a day | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
A 'Bob's Burgers' writer has raised thousands of dollars for cancer research in exchange for her promise to hate-watch the 'Entourage' movie.
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Google launches Internet of Things platform Project Brillo

Google launches Internet of Things platform Project Brillo | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
Google announced a new smart home platform called Brillo on stage at its annual Google I/O developers conference on Thursday.
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New Approach Trains Robots to Match Human Dexterity and Speed

New Approach Trains Robots to Match Human Dexterity and Speed | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
Linking several powerful software techniques makes it possible for a robot to learn tasks rapidly with a relatively little training.
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How The Quantified Self Can Save Lives | ogilvydo.com

How The Quantified Self Can Save Lives | ogilvydo.com | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
The future of wearable tech and self-tracking apps in the health and wellness sector will be all about quality over quantity, according to the panelists at a quantified self-centric session at CES Asia this week.
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32 Tips to Optimize Online Giving - re: charity

32 Tips to Optimize Online Giving - re: charity | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
There are some simple things you and your organization can do to improve your online giving stats and experience.
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Abuse victims find support on social media

Abuse victims find support on social media | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
It was once something barely talked about in the open, but now some social media sites are making it easier for victims of abuse to find support.
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Italian Surgeons Crowdfund 3D Printing - 3D Printing Industry

Italian Surgeons Crowdfund 3D Printing - 3D Printing Industry | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
A team of Italian surgeons and university professors are crowdfunding a medical 3D printing on the Universitiamo crowd funding website.
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Seahawks fans are crowd funding to keep Russell Wilson in Seattle

Seahawks fans are crowd funding to keep Russell Wilson in Seattle | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
SEATTLE -- Many fans complain about how overpaid their favorite players are, but a group of Seattle fans are actually trying to raise more money for their star quarterback. Russell Wilson helped ta...
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In California, Technology Makes "Droughtshaming" Easier Than Ever

In California, Technology Makes "Droughtshaming" Easier Than Ever | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
As California's drought continues, social media and smart phone apps let just about anyone call out water waste, often very publicly.
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In Cambodia social causes find new partner in technology

In Cambodia social causes find new partner in technology | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
“The Internet provides a space where we can speak openly about violence against women [and girls] ,” says Man Keo Sema, a 22-year-old
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New technology allows archaeologists to easily map excavation sites in 3D

New technology allows archaeologists to easily map excavation sites in 3D | Technology Supporting Social Impact | Scoop.it
Mapping archaeological digs takes plenty of time and a lot of measuring, photographing, drawing and note taking. Now, most of this work can be done with a technique called photogrammetry.
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