Monday, August 18, 2008

What's in Your Pocket?

Photo by Nemos' great uncle.

Did you know:

  • that over 3 billion people in the world (nearly 1/2 of us) have cellular connectivity
  • this means that almost 50% of us are "mobile"
Check out this VERY INTERESTING TEDTalk by Jan Chipchase, Principal Researcher for Nokia. He describes how mobile phones have become:

  • fixed identity points for populations on the move
  • channels for entrepreneurship amid poverty
  • pocket-sized Western Unions
  • vehicles for charitable donations in times of crisis

Do you have any experience with mobile campaigning in the nonprofit sector? If so, please let me know

Jocelyn

P.S. I first saw the link to this video on Many Possibilities - In the beginner's mind there are...


2 comments:

The IT Being said...

Just found the blog, and really liked it! You are doing great job here, and keep it up like that!

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The IT Being
http://gabilgathol.amu.edu.pl/

Anonymous said...

thank you!

jocelyn