Category Archives: impact

YouTube vs minimalism – poor quality content hurts our kids #tech

I’ve recently watched an amazing film Minimalism: A Documentary About The Important Things by The Minimalists and it made me face the truth that I think I’ve known all along – my child’s excessive consumerist tendencies (specifically asking for new toys non … Continue reading

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Engineering mobility toys for disabled kids #tech

Sometimes it’s not about profit. Sometimes it’s about inclusion, enabling and bringing smiles 🙂  It’s tech but not like you know it.

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The Elon Musk of the animal conservation world is saving rhinos by airlifting them from Africa to Australia

This story reminded me of Noah’s Arc, just that we are saving animals not from the Biblical flood, but ourselves. This is sad times when we, the superpredator, have taken over the world and can’t co-habit with any other species … Continue reading

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Nancy Lublin on Crisis Text Line, a not for profit helping young people via text #tedtalk

I have recently considered volunteering for Samaritans. It’s a great cause that I feel passionate supporting. However, and rightly so, getting trained to be a Samaritan takes time, it’s mostly face 2 face and requires travel and time commitment. I … Continue reading

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Litter picking, DNA, Mad Men for not-for-profits and yes, tampons #sustainability

Some interesting impact & sustainability stories that were on my radar this month.  Creepy ads use litterbugs’ DNA to shame them publicly, brilliant campaign. Creepy or necessary? Littering in the area where I live became so unbearable recently that I … Continue reading

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Marketing to multiple allergy sufferers – where is the food? 

Among my family and friends, there are several multiple allergy sufferers. Most of them are children. A person with multiple allergies would be allergic to many things, often the food basics- eggs, nuts, milk, soy, wheat, fish. Here are some stats:  Food … Continue reading

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Anonymous the unlikely force in the fight with terrorism? #JeSuisCharlie #OpCharlieHebdo

This week’s Charlie Hebdo attacks caused outpouring of public grief and protests all over the world, the web and social media. Hashtag #JeSuisCharlie has been trending on Twitter since. Like with any tragedy of a global magnitude, emotional pressure will inevitably lead … Continue reading

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