Archive | October, 2008

Social Media For Social Good For One Home Many Hopes

  Meet Vanessa Leong.  She is spearheading the social media fund-raising element for One Home Many Hopes. This is an organization that working to improve the lives of orphaned girls in Mtwapa, Kenya.  “Mudzini Kwetu” uses education and family support as ways to lift these children out of cyclical poverty.  Today, there are 35 parentless girls […]

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Joe Chang Finds Another World In Southeast Asia

Meet Joe Chang, who just returned from vacationing in Thailand and Vietnam.  Yes, he has a big smile on his face when not yawning from jetlag.  He loved it:  The weather, the culture, the food, the nightlife. Joe is a single 30-year-old Korean-American, born in Vancouver, WA and never lived outside of Washington state.  He […]

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TA McCann Leads GIST Into The Market

Meet T.A. McCann, the CEO of GIST.  Recently, T.A. and Gist have been featured across the media as the company beta launched its web-based service that connects your inbox to the web.  MeetKendall called GIST “Linkedin on Steroids“.  Basically, GIST scours the internet for information about your contacts and their companies and brings it back […]

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Wassup???? 8 Years Later

Meet the “Wassup” boys eight years later. These bud beer commercials were hugely popular in mainstream American. Now, eight years later, a sobering perspective of the state of affairs. Another example of how Obama dominates the messaging on the internet.

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Obama, The Most Popular Twitter

    Meet Barack Obama, the most followed person in the world — on Twitter.  As of today, the US presidential candidate has 103,234 followers.  Despite his tremendous popularity, Obama’s campaign doesn’t use the service very aggressively with only 236 updates (tweets). Most of his updates have been notifications of where Obama is speaking and a link […]

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Scott Oki, An Inspiring Role Model For All

Meet Scott Oki, an inspiring community activist and philanthropist.    Recently, I had the privilege of working with Scott during the Korean-American Coalition (KAC) national convention, where he volunteered to be one of the keynote speakers. Inspirational and articulate, Scott spoke of the need for “personal integrity”, particularly among our youth.     Growing up in Seattle, […]

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Did You Know?

Meet Karl Fisch, an innovator in education around the field of constructivism and use of technology to foster student-cetered classrooms.   In August 2005  his Arapahoe High School in Colorado received funding for a proposal that was innovative, forward-looking, included a technology component, and not “education as usual.”  The result took the education world by […]

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Poll Results from Final 2008 Presidential Debate

MeetKendall and MeetJohnSong have conducted a poll following each of the three 2008 presidential debates, as well as the lone vice presidential debate.  Both of us are very engaged in these elections, with one supporting Senator MCain and the other supporting Senator Obama.  Yet, our polls consistently favored the Democratic candidates: First Presidential debate:  Obama […]

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Who Do You Think Won The Final 2008 Presidential Debate?

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Carlos Lascano’s A Short Love Story In Stop Motion

Meet Carlos Lascano. He is a multi-faceted artist. I’ll let his work explain.  I’ve included a link rather than embedding a video here so you can watch in full screen HD on vimeo.  Click on image below and enjoy.    

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