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Going the iPod Way

Long ago, not so long ago, when the world was just welcoming mp3 players, I was in London and felt the need to have a portable music player which I can carry along. I brought a Creative Zen 20 GB player which can play WAV and MP3 format music. On Windows operating system, when you plug it in, it opens…

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Innovation, OpenSource, SocietyForward

Interesting OpenSource Sites

Over the period of time, organizations have evolved and changed the way they played the game. Once upon a time, organizations were masters in what they produced and most of the time played their cards well. With the growth of Internet, organizations have not only capitalized the advantages, but also working day and night to grow along with their competition.…

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Social Entrepreneurship, SocietyForward

Banking on Social Change – Seeking Financial Solutions for All

I am a bit late in writing about this project, but this is an initiative from ChangeMakers, an organization associated with Ashoka for providing Social and Financial Security for the rural poor.  The competition is being supported by the Citi Group and there is a cash award of $5000 for the winning team/innovation.  There have been around 280 entries from 43 countries who have sent their innovation…

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