Remove Modal Edit Edit It's possible that the page you were looking for is no longer here. You can go back to the OneWorld homepage, use our search facility or contact us, if you feel there's a problem. Sorry! Networks 4 Causes. You can grow your own food. We can help. Indigenous Environmental Network. ProWorld - Volunteer and Development Projects in Latin America, Asia & Africa. Use your knowledge, compassion, and extra set of hands to help communities in need.
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Visit for more interviews, essays and videos with leading thinkers on this subject. 1. Good deeds are contagious We naturally imitate the people around us, we adopt their ideas about appropriate behavior, and we feel what they feel. Acts of charity are no exception. 2. That same experiment showed that contagious generosity spreads up to three steps through the network (from person to person to person to person), and when we added up all the extra donations that resulted at every step, we found that an extra dollar in giving yielded three extra dollars by everyone else in the network. 3. People are bombarded by information and appeals every day, especially in our newly mobile and tech-centered society, so the effect of any one appeal to do a good deed may get lost.
The connective : seeds for a grassroots internet. TheGlobalSquare - soon... Welcome to FoWL: Friends of WikiLeaks! ResearchGate. A New Social Network For Science Could Change How We Make Discoveries. The corpses of social networks for scientists litter the internet: Labmeeting, Elsevier’s 2collab, and Nature’s Connotea--all moribund sites whose most active user is silence.
But perhaps there is life here after all. Mendeley, a social reference manager for scientists, reports it has signed up more than 1.7 million members during the last few years and is organizing research papers in one convenient place. ResearchGate, a collaborative social network for scientists, is also bursting onto the scene with an ambitious mission. After attracting a devoted following of Ph.D. students, it is entering the mainstream research community with (reportedly) 1.7 million members of its own (although, in both cases, not all are active). For years, scientists have avoided the social web. "My professor told me years ago, 'No one is going to use social networks," says Madisch. ResearchGate still needs to escape a long track record of failure in the space. Anonplus.com - Anon Plus Main Page. Sparked.com Microvolunteering. Skilled Online Volunteering. Leaders' Quest.