December 11, 2008

A guide to cause agents and change makers

by JD Lasica

Tom Watson, one of the people who have made a difference in this space, has written a new book, CauseWired, and here’s a review I published to In the past two years I’ve been more and more drawn to the world of social causes. (I’m the co-founder of and have participated in some Social Media Camps.) But something … Continue reading

September 12, 2008

Causecast: celeb-powered philanthropy

by JD Lasica

Support nonprofits with Causecast from JD Lasica on Vimeo. Here’s a 6-minute video interview I conducted with Ryan Scott, founder and CEO of Causecast, on the day of its launch, Sept. 10, 2008, just after Scott’s presentation at TechCrunch50. As the site’s About page says, Causecast empowers people who want to make change. It’s a platform and social network where … Continue reading