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Understanding why people behave unselfishly

 

Technology & Design

Q&A with MASS Co-founder Michael Murphy

A new generation of architects and designers are raising expectations for the public interest design movement.

By Courtney E. Martin | Feb. 7, 2012
 
Rob Reich, Associate Professor of Political Science and, by courtesy, in Philosophy and at the School of Education, at Stanford University

Technology & Design

Thrun on the Udacity Model

A follow up to the recent post "Some Questions About Udacity."

By Rob Reich | 2 | Feb. 1, 2012
 
Rob Reich, Associate Professor of Political Science and, by courtesy, in Philosophy and at the School of Education, at Stanford University

Technology & Design

Some Questions About Udacity

Artificial intelligence professor Sebastian Thrun quits Stanford to create a for-profit online university.

By Rob Reich | 3 | Jan. 25, 2012
 

Philanthropy

Giving 2.0: Getting Together to Give

Giving circles are powerful ways to transform the world while also transforming participants’ giving.
By Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen | 1 | Nov. 16, 2011
 
SSIR blogger Regina Ridley joined the Stanford Social Innovation Review in 2006 as publishing director.

Stone Soup and an Impoverished Mexican Village

In a session at the Opportunity Collaboration, stories were shared on the power and importance of community decision-making.

By Regina Ridley | Oct. 19, 2011
 
SSIR blogger Sean Stannard-Stockton is CEO of Tactical Philanthropy Advisors. Strategic Philanthropy

GOOD Buys Jumo, Seeks Social Connective Tissue

Jumo might just move from being a content platform for people who give a damn to an immersive experience.

By Sean Stannard-Stockton | Aug. 23, 2011
 
GIVING WELL:
The Ethics of
Philanthropy
Patricia Illingworth,
Thomas Pogge,
& Leif Wenar

Philanthropy

Ethical Philanthropy

Giving Well: The Ethics of Philanthropy by Patricia Illingworth, Thomas Pogge, & Leif Wenar
Reviewed By Chip Pitts | 2 | Aug. 9, 2011
 
Jennifer Lynn Aaker on social responsibility in daily life

Technology & Design

Creating Infectious Action

Featuring Jennifer Lynn Aaker | Aug. 4, 2011
 

Philanthropy

The Emotions of Aid

“One death is a tragedy; 1 million is a statistic,” Joseph Stalin is supposed to have said. The more people we see suffering, the less we care.
By Jessica Ruvinsky | 3 | Jul. 27, 2011
 
SSIR blogger Sean Stannard-Stockton is CEO of Tactical Philanthropy Advisors. Strategic Philanthropy

Philanthropy

Rigor & Moral Clarity in Philanthropy

The effective philanthropy movement operates on an evidence-based understanding of how the world works.

By Sean Stannard-Stockton | Jul. 20, 2011