August 4, 2008

Reduce your carbon footprint


Interview with ZeroFootprint from JD Lasica on Vimeo.

JD LasicaHere’s a 4 1/2-minute video interview with Deborah Kaplan, executive director of Zerofootprint.net, 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 working with the cities of Toronto, Seattle, Edmonton and Ottawa to help citizens reduce their carbon footprints. For starters, check out their One Minute Calculator.

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Cross-posted to Socialmedia.biz

July 4, 2008

Miro, the democratic media player


Miro, the democratic media player from JD Lasica on Vimeo.

JD LasicaHere’s an 11-minute video interview I conducted with Nicholas Reville, co-founder and executive director of the Participatory Culture Foundation, maker of Miro at getmiro.com.

Miro’s a cool application that lets you watch and subscribe to millions of channels of content created by us (any video with an RSS feed, for example). You can browse through more than 4,000 channels in its directory listing. I’ve been using Miro for almost two years now (free, open source, what’s not to like?). 

I interviewed Nick at the NetSquared conference in May 2008 in San Jose, Calif., was winding down, which accounts for the distracting noises in the background. Continue reading