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Howard Rheingold: The new power of collaboration

TED Talks Howard Rheingold talks about the coming world of collaboration, participatory media and collective action -- and how Wikipedia is really an outgrowth of our natural human instinct to work as a group.
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Noam Chomsky's Urgent Call to the Turkish Government

I would like to appeal to the Turkish government, both in terms of just plain humanity and also very significant reasons of political consequence and human r...
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12 awesome platforms for social good

12 awesome platforms for social good | New Social Revolution | Scoop.it

Social tools come in all shapes and sizes. Yesterday we looked at 6 productivity tools for social change — mostly desktop and cloud-based apps and one cool gadget for your pocket. Today here’s my list of 12 platforms and online communities that are doing an amazing job in promoting social change.

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A List Of Mind Expanding Documentary Films

A List Of Mind Expanding Documentary Films | New Social Revolution | Scoop.it
There are many scientific facts about the origins of humanity, ancient texts, suppressed technologies, ancient artifacts, stone monuments, megalithic structures that most people are not aware of. T...
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Founder spotlight: Amen's Felix Petersen

Founder spotlight: Amen's Felix Petersen | New Social Revolution | Scoop.it
The “Chief Executive Amen-er" of one of Berlin's best-known startups talks hype, haters and why entreprenuers should be ambitious enough to leave a mark.
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Are Flexible Mobile Data Plans Finally Here? Andreessen Horowitz Leads $15.5M Round In ItsOn

Are Flexible Mobile Data Plans Finally Here? Andreessen Horowitz Leads $15.5M Round In ItsOn | New Social Revolution | Scoop.it

Even as data usage has skyrocketed, U.S. carriers have remained stubbornly wedded to post-paid plans that offer users a surprisingly limited menu of pricing options. Yes, we’re talking about those monthly subscriptions that easily reach above $100 a month — even if you hardly touch voice calls or if you always come in far beneath your monthly data limit.

But this may be about to change. Andreessen Horowitz just led a $15.5 million round in a company that’s been in stealth working on this exact problem for the past four years.

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Anonymous Is Going After Zynga For Mistreating Employees, It Has Leaked Confidential Documents And Games

Anonymous Is Going After Zynga For Mistreating Employees, It Has Leaked Confidential Documents And Games | New Social Revolution | Scoop.it
As you know, gaming company Zynga laid off employees last week and shut down a few of its offices right before its quarterly earnings call. Well, Zynga has pissed off the online group Anonymous, and it's quite serious.
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6 Apps You Don't Want To Miss

6 Apps You Don't Want To Miss | New Social Revolution | Scoop.it
It can be tough to keep up with all the new apps released every week. But you're in luck -- here's our app roundup.
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Amplification & the changing role of media

Amplification & the changing role of media | New Social Revolution | Scoop.it
As more sources of news start to go direct by posting their thoughts to their blogs, Twitter and Facebook pages, a journalist's role becomes more about deciding what to amplify and what to ignore.
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Airbnb Debuts ‘Local Lounges’ In SF To Expand Beyond People’s Homes And Into Local Businesses

Airbnb Debuts ‘Local Lounges’ In SF To Expand Beyond People’s Homes And Into Local Businesses | New Social Revolution | Scoop.it
Airbnb, the San Francisco startup that has become known for hosting an online marketplace for listing and and booking short-term housing accomodations, is expanding beyond homes and into the local cafes, restaurants, and businesses that make up a...
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Alan Watts - Living in the present (boat analogy)

A clip of Alan Watts from "Time and the more it Changes." Alan Watts begins by using a boat analogy and proceeds to explain how we should not define ourselve...
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Beyond Beats and Rhymes (Documentary)

Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes is a 2006 documentary film written, produced, and directed by Byron Hurt. The documentary explores the issues of masculinity...
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Facebook’s Next Money Maker? Its Version Of AdWords In Its New App Center Search

Facebook’s Next Money Maker? Its Version Of AdWords In Its New App Center Search | New Social Revolution | Scoop.it

Facebook added a search box to its App Center today, but what it might do next is more interesting.

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‘We work on what we think is cool,’ says Gumroad’s 20-year-old CEO

‘We work on what we think is cool,’ says Gumroad’s 20-year-old CEO | New Social Revolution | Scoop.it

Some of the hottest startups out right now are those in the payments sector. Square, Stripe, Flattr and Braintree are some leading the pack, as well as newcomer Gumroad, which wants to make it as easy to sell to followers as it is to share a link.

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Why The Technology Industry Must Get Involved In Government

Why The Technology Industry Must Get Involved In Government | New Social Revolution | Scoop.it

As the tech industry continues to grow its footprint in San Francisco, its leaders have a responsibility to help improve the city for all of its residents. The tech sector is uniquely qualified to give back and invest in our community because its entrepreneurs have the ability to use resources within their companies to improve the lives of San Franciscans.

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Why The Future Of Search May Look More Like Yahoo Than Google | TechCrunch

Why The Future Of Search May Look More Like Yahoo Than Google | TechCrunch | New Social Revolution | Scoop.it

Rewind to the late 90s. Almost everything you needed – email, news, sports, stocks, maps and more – was conveniently on one site: Yahoo!. Yahoo! Yahoo! was the “portal” to the Internet that strived to deliver everything you could ever want on its own properties.

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The 5 Big New Ways Facebook Laid The Groundwork For Making Money During Q3 2012

The 5 Big New Ways Facebook Laid The Groundwork For Making Money During Q3 2012 | New Social Revolution | Scoop.it

You probably won’t see the revenue bump in Facebook’s earnings report today from all its new monetization schemes. But with this quarter’s rollout of Gifts, a mobile ad network, app install ads, FBX, and Sponsored Results, Facebook tried show the world that it has new engines to power profits. Earnings and share price may drag for a while longer, but here’s how they have the potential to kick into high gear eventually.

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Deepak Chopra: Social Media is the Next Phase of Humanity [VIDEO]

Deepak Chopra: Social Media is the Next Phase of Humanity [VIDEO] | New Social Revolution | Scoop.it

Spirituality guru Deepak Chopra expresses true optimism for the good social media can bring to the world. “Technology is our creation; we weren’t created by technology, so let’s use our creation to bring about a healing,” Chopra said. “At the most fundamental level, we are not just connected, we are inseparable.”

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