IT for good: learn local, think global talk, 17 July 2014

Dunedin Community House,  taken early monrningPresentation and links from a talk hosted by the Council of Social Services Dunedin on 17 July 2014.

My trip south was supported by NetSquared and my wonderful family.

Listen to Stephen Blyth being interviewed on Sustainable Lens | Resilience on radio by Sam Mann. This was broadcast on Otago Access Radio, Thursday 24 July 2014.

Top 5 co-organiser tools

  1. Doodle – easy scheduling in open way
  2. Google Forms – easy to use, free web forms for anything you collect online (almost)
  3. Wikispaces (free easy to edit website wikis) – EYC unConference example
  4. Storify — see the example from my trip to Washington DC, March 2014
  5. Flickr – photo sharing, storing and editing, via

Other links

Six views on innnovation, including Technology pyramid, by Edward G Happ

Kete – telling our stories together, software and more to act as community memory

NZ Navigator – online self-assessment to help identify your organisation’s strengths and weaknesses

Reflections on 14NTC: Technology Experimentation and the Ad Hoc Open Source Society, by Craig Sinclair, Manhattan Neighborhood Network

Creative Commons Aotearoa – licences for creative works to share, remix, resuse – LEGALLY!

NetSquared – global community

NetSquared Wellington group

A video about (a paid for service)

The presentation

IT for Good: learn local, think global presentation, 17 July 2014 by Stephen Blyth