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Location (City or Town):
Cleveland, OH (currently) Pittsburgh, PA area (childhood)
About Me or Reason for Joining the GEC:
I’m Al Gore’s age and share his activist motivation as a senior fellow. Unlike Mr. Gore’s, my ambition is focused on narrowing educational, employment, and other social divides using the tools and experience I’ve gained over a long business career in ICT consulting and software development. My immediate aim is to find and join with those whose mission is to renew efforts to bridge the “digital” divide.

OLPC: "It's an education project, not a laptop project." — Nicholas Negroponte
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ecogeek
The Climate Project
Roots & Shoots

ripple a Google-engined search tool that passes on 100% of ad revenue to charities actively doing good in various parts of the world
TakingITGlobal
Executive Director of TakingITGlobal, Jennifer Corriero: “I wonder…if young people were actively engaged in all aspects of society, and thought of themselves as community leaders, problem-solvers, role models, mentors, and ‘key’ stakeholders…how would the world change?”
Development Gateway Foundation
The Omidyar Network
The National Priorities Project tradeoffs in the U.S.
Have Fun * Do Good
One (videos)

TED(Technology, Entertainment, Design): Ideas worth spreading
Conference 2007, The New Yorker
2007 Celebration of Teaching and Learning held on March 23 and 24 at Pier 94 in New York City
RSA (Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce)

National Scientific Council on the Developing Child
SmartMobs
MIT's Technology Review
Real-time Web Monitor

PBS Kids: ZOOM Action Mailbag
PBS Kids: Design Squad (videos)
Edutopia

501c3cast (podcasts)
The Infinite Games

Curiosity Matters (blog of mine)

Skip Zilla's Blog

How do we get there from here?

This is my favorite Web resource for global learning: TakingITGlobal.



The Executive Director of the TakingITGlobal organization, Jennifer Corriero has said: “I wonder…if young people were actively engaged in all aspects of society, and thought of themselves as community leaders, problem-solvers, role models, mentors, and ‘key’ stakeholders…how would the world change?” Somewhat dumbfounded by the brilliance and beauty… Continue

Posted on May 17, 2007 at 2:36pm

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