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SCaLE TALK – Los Angeles, March 8, 2018

SCaLE Talk - March 2020

Product Architect Tess Gadwa gives a talk on parametric geometry and its applications for content discovery, technical analysis, and epidemiology.

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Actionable Data

Read founder Tess Gadwa’s newest article in The Startup—“Actionable Data: Where Design and Data Science Converge.”

What actionable data does is take a measurable, quantifiable data set and connect it to specific calls to action. In essence, it presents you with new information and instead of leaving you to mull (or stew) it provides you with ways to respond. The goal is always to empower users.” 

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Giving Map Featured on CloudBees Podcast

“What if you could donate to a nonprofit whose boots are on the ground right where they’re most needed this week? You can, thanks to Tess Gadwa’s GivingMap.org, whose software visualizes the latest John Hopkins geographic data on the pandemic, and links to Charity Navigator to identify and donate to reputable organizations…”

On August 27, Lotus.fm founder Tess Gadwa was featured on the Software Agents podcast from Cloudbees.

Listen to the full podcast here.

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Giving Map Launches

The interactive, data-driven grassroots philanthropy portal known as Giving Map [formerly Greenslate.us] launched today. Giving Map uses the latest COVID-19 data to show the areas of the country most severely impacted by the pandemic; visitors can give in any of 10 nonprofit categories. 

Giving Map

Giving Map was created in partnership with Lotus.fm LLC, Ctrl-H PDXCharity Navigator, and the Shelby Cullom Davis Charitable Fund, and a core team of dedicated open source volunteers.

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Lotus.fm to Present at SCALE on March 8

Lotus.fm Product Architect Tess Gadwa will speak at the Southern California Linux Expo (SCALE) in Los Angeles on Sunday, March 8. Her topic:
Discovery without Marketing. In the digital age we have lost something: the experience of browsing in a vast record shop or bookstore, discovering intriguing choices next to familiar ones. We are inundated by information, but most remains unseen. Lotus Petal Architecture reveals this invisible information.

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Lotus.fm Events this Spring

Coronavirus Update: All SXSW and Massachusetts Peace & Rhythm Events have been cancelled. Please inquire with the organizers regarding the other events. Thank you, use good judgment, and be safe!

Peace & Rhythm March Calendar
Peace & Rhythm – March Calendar – Western MA

 

All Magnetic Tour
All Magnetic Tour – Portland, OR

 

 

 

 

SXSW - Poolside Parlay
Poolside Parlay – SXSW – Austin, Texas

 

 

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Cupcakes for Everyone

Unlike a cupcake, digital goods can be copied endlessly. A single download can be enjoyed again and again. This is what makes online assets like software, music, and media difficult to price fairly for their creators. It’s also the impetus for a new form of crowdfunding, one optimized for digital products…

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Smart Crowdfunding | A Blockchain-Based Solution for Digital Goods
Photo by Marjolein Knuit, used with permission under the terms of the Creative Commons license.