PlaceSpeak: Connecting Communities Thorough Technology
In this video, Andrea Wing explains what excites her about PlaceSpeak—namely connecting communities with issues that effect them. Andrea is the founder and CEO of BuskFilms, a video-on-demand site showcasing independent film. Like PlaceSpeak founder Colleen Hardwick, Andrea is a new breed entrepreneur, building on the foundations of Web and Mobile 2.0.
Transcript: Connecting Communities Thorough Technology
The concept of PlaceSpeak in terms of connecting community with actual issues… To be able to use technology to connect community, and connect to certain ideas that impact the community is really exciting to me; because being involved in technology, I like how she’s integrating modern day communication techniques with activism social activism in a way, giving community an opportunity to participate in decision making is really important.