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


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


The IT Being said...

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

The IT Being

Anonymous said...

thank you!