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Improving healthcare innovation with MedStartr

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MedStartr is a new way to fund healthcare initiatives—think Kickstarter for doctors, patients, and what ails them. It's headed up by Mike Pence and Alex Fair, two guys of different backgrounds and expertise who've come together to share the same dream and passion for helping those in physical need.

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Charity begins at your homepage: The joys and pains of funding good will online

Charity begins at your homepage: The joys and pains of funding good will online

Whether tax season or holiday cheer brings about your generosity, now's the time of year for it. Last year we looked at ways you could check up on a charity organization before you give. And that's still a good idea. » Read more

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Would you donate to open source, non-profits, or Occupy Wall Street?

Would you donate to open source, non-profits, or Occupy Wall Street?

We've had an interesting conversation on how the open source movement relates to  Occupy Wall Street. I recently saw a headline that Occupy Wall Street was able to raise $150,000 by mid-October and it got me thinking, would you be willing to donate money or time to the Occupy Wall Street movement? » Read more

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You can make money with open source. Literally.

This is an old story--two years old, to be specific. But it was new to me when I heard it at LinuxCon, and it was new to a lot of others in the room too. And it was a great story, so I wanted to share it further.

In 2008, the Dutch Ministry of Finance held a competition to design a coin that would honor the country's architecture.

To briefly describe the coin, on one side is a portrait of » Read more

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