How can sustainable companies reach the 86% of “consumers who care,” most of whom aren’t moved by stories of gloom, doom, and impending climate catastrophe? Why not try empowerment, efficacy, and fun!
Author: Alison Monahan
SPECIAL SERIES: The Rise Of The Sharing Economy
If you’re starting a sharing economy company, chances are good you’ll eventually think “Is this legal?” Some tips on working with your new lawyer!
What’s life like for female entrepreneurs in the male-dominated tech industry? Find out, in our report from a SXSW panel moderated by Kara Swisher.
Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you know that “collaborative consumption” is all the rage. Housing, transportation, service, or old clothing — they’ve all got peer-to-peer marketplaces. What challenges is the industry facing? What problems do you have to solve to be successful?
As part of our report on The Airbnb of Anything: The Growth of P2P Markets, we wanted to talk to a young company in the collaborative consumption space about the challenges they’re facing, and the strides they’ve made. Introducing SideTour, a peer-to-peer marketplace for authentic experiences.
New Media and CSR: Communicating Corporate Good, moderated by TriplePundit’s very own Nick Aster, identified four major emerging trends in Corporate Social Responsibility in a free-wheeling discussion between Chris Miller, Christine Diamente, Mitch Baranowski, and Dale Hart. What were they? Read on.
Green gamification — using games to engage stakeholders and solve intractable problems — are all the rage. In Gaming the Environment for Positive Change, we learn more about the UVA Bay Game, and other creative approaches.
If you hang out in tech circles for more than five minutes, you’ve no doubt heard of Moore’s Law. It’s the idea that the number of transistors that can be placed inexpensively on an integrated circuit doubles approximately every two years (with a corresponding increase in computing power). Right now, $1000 buys you the computing power of one mouse brain. By 2050, the same $1000 will get you the computational power of every human brain on the planet.
Therein lies our salvation?
TriplePundit is at SXSW this week, bringing you the latest thinking on CSR, social media, and more. Our first dispatch: how to bridge the gap between the corporate social media types and the lawyers. What’s going on here, and why should you care? If you’ve ever tried to launch, well, pretty much anything creative or … Continued