Inventing on Principle

Brilliant talk by Bret Victor on Inventing on Principle. Besides discussing his principle that ‘creators need an immediate connection to the thing they are making’, he also shares a powerful message on the purpose of … Continue reading

Making Everyone Known

Powerful talk by Mark Horvath from at TEDxYYC sharing the story of homelessness in Canada. You can watch the video on YouTube at

Everybody Say Eh!

The Poverty Plainsmen said is best, “every day is Canada Day!” The northern lights are shining bright on this tiny prairie town.The old dirt road still carries the load for the men who were breaking … Continue reading

ReCoding Good

ReCoding Good is a must read series by Stanford Social Innovation Review on philanthropy, policy, and technology which explores the use of private resources for public good. Part 1 : Part 2 : … Continue reading

I Vote Because

For this year’s eSTAS 2012, I had the pleasure of writing a chapter for the book The Power Of The Connected Citizen on the I Vote Because map in deployed last spring in Canada. Below … Continue reading

Be Fearless

The Case Foundation published a fantastic whitepaper on tackling today’s biggest social challenges through social entrepreneurship called Be Fearless. When we look at the state of the world today, we see a mixed picture. Rapid … Continue reading

Whitespace Launch Video

Huge thanks to Clay Bitner of Crimson Filmworks for capturing the energy from the Whitespace Launch Party! You can watch the video at or find more of Crimson Filmworks videos at

Star Phoenix on Whitespace

Interview with Jenn Sharp in today’s Star Phoenix about Whitespace, sharing some details about our partnership with The Lighthouse and BongoHive. Originally published in The Star Phoenix on Thursday, April 26 2012. Mobile software developer … Continue reading