Category:  collaboration


Dancing for Kindness

Dancing for Kindness

Dance has a way of bringing us all together, as it transcends language, race, religion and nationality. Let it promote kindness and understanding for all.


Remixing the Archives

Remixing the Archives

Remixing is an act we all do naturally. The Internet Archive not only provides us with material to remix, but also a view into the past and present.


Taking a Stand Against Slavery

Taking a Stand Against Slavery

As much as we wish slavery were the dark nightmare of the past, it unfortunately still haunts us today--destroying lives. We can do something about it.


Meet the WDS Attendees: Part III

Meet the WDS Attendees: Part III

In the final post recounting the stories told by some of the 2013 WDS attendees, we learn about doing good within our own sphere of influence.


Meet the WDS Attendees: Part II

Meet the WDS Attendees: Part II

In the second entry in this three-part series, we look at more WDS attendees and their stories. They are going out and making their dreams come true.


Meet the WDS Attendees: Part I

Meet the WDS Attendees: Part I

The attendees are what makes WDS so exciting, wonderful and special. In the first of a three part series, we look at the report on the $100 Investment.


Winning the War on Polio

Winning the War on Polio

January 13, 2014, India was declared polio-free by the World Health Organization. Five years ago, India accounted for half the new polio cases in the world.


International Bank of You

International Bank of You

Become an microfinance underwriter through Kiva as you build the International Bank of You. Fight poverty through helping people help themselves.


Collaborating Education

Collaborating Education

The pre-dawn darkness is slowly folding back. I'm standing in the cold, the light dampness of misty rain ever pressing on my poncho and helmet. Off in ...


Stepping into the Dark

Stepping into the Dark

Stepping into the dark can be a very scary experience. However, it also provides a great opportunity to learn and grow, as related by Tess Vigeland at WDS.


Protecting One's Dreams

Protecting One's Dreams

When we are little, our dreams are our reality, yet as we grow older, many of us seem to lose them. Just as important today, we must protect our dreams.


Reality TV's Redeeming Quality

Reality TV's Redeeming Quality

I'm not a big fan of reality TV, but in a limited set of circumstances it does have a redeeming quality. However, you'll need to get past my rant first.


Projecting Rejection

Projecting Rejection

Fear of rejection is far worse than rejection itself. Jia Jiang's WDS 2013 talk on this affected me greatly--when do I succumb to this paralyzing fear?


Virtual Choir 4 Released!

Virtual Choir 4 Released!

Eric Whitacre's Virtual Choir 4: Fly to Paradise has finally been released thanks to a great composer, a successful Kickstarter, and many talented singers.


World Domination and Other Extracurricular Activities

World Domination and Other Extracurricular Activities

Trying to get my thoughts together from attending the World Domination Summit (WDS), I talk about what it and its core values mean to me and my community.


Matt and the World Dance

Matt and the World Dance

As the viral "Where the Hell is Matt?" videos matured, they showed us through silly dancing that we are all the same, children of God. (The Overview Effect)


Virtual Choir 4: Bliss

Virtual Choir 4: Bliss

It is gratifying to see what the Virtual Choir has become. So for those of you who don't think they can sing, you can now participate in another way.


Becoming Colorblind

Becoming Colorblind

If all the inhabitants of the world could see this small blue marble, this Spaceship Earth, how would the world change?


Water Night

Water Night

2,945 people in 73 different countries, including war-torn Syria, provided 3,746 videos to the Virtual Choir 3 project. It is truly a world-wide choir.


One Day

One Day

I was interested to see that what was currently topping the list of most listened to music in iTunes was "One Day" by Matisyahu.


4th Graders, Plywood & Gamification

4th Graders, Plywood & Gamification

There‚€™s a growing trend known as gamification, perhaps you‚€™ve heard of it. Perhaps not.


Learning is its own reward. Nothing I can say is better than that.

Learning is its own reward. Nothing I can say is better than that.

Learning is is own reward. Nothing I can say is better than that" is sage advice given by Michael Hart, the founder of Project Gutenberg....


Virtual Choir: “These individuals alone, together.”

Virtual Choir: “These individuals alone, together.”

Somehow, people had connected together, never having met one another, to create something beautiful.