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Dec 16, 2008

"There is a wonderful mythical law of nature that the three things we crave most in life -- happiness, freedom, and peace of mind -- are always attained by giving them to someone else." --Peyton Conway March

Designing For Generosity

Internet guru Clay Shirky has a unique ability to present the chaos of the Web in stunningly clear terms, as he does in this video from Pop!Tech, documenting what a "spontaneously, self-assembling, online philanthropic venture" tells us about the nature of human motivation. Listen as he explains the concept of "designing for generosity," and what we can learn about it from the Josh Groban Foundation, Napster and a top online mobile phone forum.

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Design something, as big as a dinner get-together or as small as a get-well card, in the spirit of generosity today.



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