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  1. 2. VALUE OF VALUES <ul><li>What I'm Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Feb 23 , 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Stanford, CA </li></ul>Nipun Mehta CharityFocus.org Helping Others Help Others
  2. 3. New Dimension of Value
  3. 4. Looking Deeper
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  5. 7. <ul><ul><li>“ Is Google Making us Stoopid?” –Nicolas Carr </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Replacing Experience with Facsimile?” –Eric Fischl </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Data without the ability to divine is useless. I don't trust algorithm like I trust intuition: the art of dowsing through data.” –Xeni </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Internet is empty calories. It’s sugar. Leaves us hungrier than before.” –Esther Dyson </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Publishing is the new literacy.” --Shirky </li></ul></ul>Photo Credit: Katinka Matson, Edge.org Does Internet Change How We Think?
  6. 8. <ul><ul><li>7 billion new connections, but how deep do friendships go? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>More than half the world has mobiles, so do 33% of 11 year olds in US who spend ‘every waking minute’ with media. </li></ul><ul><li>Handwriting is getting outdated. So are humanities majors: 30% in 70s to 16%. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Wisdom of crowds” also shows up as “meanness of mobs.” </li></ul>Source: Business Insider, Jan 2010 A Brave New World?
  7. 9. Crowd Sourcing
  8. 10. <ul><li>Tweenbots are robots that need human assistance to reach their destination. </li></ul><ul><li>Kindness machine asks Turkers to submit photo of you doing a kind act, for a payment of 50 cents! </li></ul>Kindness of Strangers?
  9. 12. <ul><li>Millions of Smile Cards are now floating around the world, ranging from everyday heroes to rock stars. </li></ul><ul><li>Lori Drew was convicted i n2008, then acquitted, raising questions about anonymity online? </li></ul>Merits of Anonymity
  10. 13. <ul><li>What started in the garage of an teen band in Australia, launched into an entire movement worldwide. </li></ul><ul><li>Bus fight between 50-year-old Black man and 67-year-old White man is the fastest spreading public fight meme. </li></ul>Spreading Memes
  11. 14. <ul><li>#pman tag by Twitter helped launch massive protests in Moldova, which forced new elections and a regime change. </li></ul><ul><li>Kathy Sierra was randomly targeted by &quot;trolls&quot;. </li></ul><ul><li>Choi Jin-sil -- &quot;Nation's Actress&quot; – suicide prompted government to regulate Netizens. </li></ul>Igniting Movements
  12. 15. <ul><li>“ 3 Billion hours / wk playing online games. Needs to be 21B/wk to save the world.” –Twitt by Jane McGonigal </li></ul><ul><li>We pay kids in developing countries to go to school, give out blackberries to stop smoking, build games for social change, use fame for losing weight. Is that all we can respond to? </li></ul>What Move Us?
  13. 17. <ul><li>Be volunteer run. Focus on internal transformation. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t fundraise. Trust the ripple effect. </li></ul><ul><li>Think small. Assume value in every part of the process. </li></ul>CHARITYFOCUS FOUNDATION
  14. 18. Power of Non-Financial Incentives
  15. 19. Power of Gift
  16. 20. Power of Good
  17. 21. Discover Abundance Social Capital Subtle Capital Synergy Capital
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  19. 24. CHARITYFOCUS ECOSYSTEM

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