September 19, 2008

Amazee launches network for collective action

by JD Lasica

Dania Gerhardt, co-founder and COO of Amazee — whom I spotted at TechCrunch50 last week — passes along word of the collaboration site’s US launch: Amazee launches network for ‘collective action.’ Amazee, the first social collaboration network, today formally launched its free platform designed to make it easier for any individual or group anywhere to initiate and collaborate on public … Continue reading

August 14, 2008

Social action face to face

by JD Lasica

Spent Wednesday night at a new event in San Francisco called awareness2action that drew 40-50 people to the DragonBar in San Francisco’s North Beach. Put together by uber-networker Sundeep Ahuja, the gathering’s objective was "to connect with others leveraging the web to convert awareness to action, and share best practices." Among the folks I met: • David Levy, co-founder and … Continue reading

August 4, 2008

Reduce your carbon footprint

by JD Lasica

Interview with ZeroFootprint from JD Lasica on Vimeo. Here’s a 4 1/2-minute video interview with Deborah Kaplan, executive director of, an amazing organization based in Toronto and devoted to help organizations, cities and individuals recognize their carbon footprint and take specific measures to help reduce climate change. The interview was conducted at the Stanford Summit in July 2008. They’re … Continue reading

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