Relay For Life of Second Life (RFL of SL) is an annual activity that takes place in Second Life in July each year. Volunteers form or join teams to have fun while fundraising and raising awareness from mid-March through mid-July. In July teams build campsites and walk a track, just like in a Real World Relay.
Aleph Molinari is the president of Fundación Proacceso. He launched the ‘Learning and Innovation’ network to empower the digitally excluded. With 42 connected community centers in Mexico, Molinari enables millions to Internet access and technology education. In his compelling presentation, Molinari discusses the 5 billion left unplugged and the necessary steps to bridge this digital divide… trendhunter.com
In this smashing video, students and faculty from the University of Washington’s Information School perform a Lady Gaga remix (“Catalog”) with enormous humor, verve, and grace. Librarians are so goddamned awesome. Seriously… boingboing.net
Master alternate reality game designer s latest venture is ‘Evoke, a project to connect young people in Africa to their counterpars in the the developed world “to empower young people all over the world, and especially in Africa, to start tackling the world’s toughest problems: poverty, hunger, sustainable energy, water security, conflict, disaster relief, health care, education, human rights… boingboing.net