living on video

I talk to Ana Roca Castro about using technology and social media to change the world – about how you build community online and off, how you use these tools to teach your children about changing the world and, most notably, about how you do more than just TALK about changing the world):

 

(You see how this post is on my Intel Digital Life page? That’s because I wrote it with my Intel hat on, which is totally a little foil beanie that receives satellite transmissions from the galaxy of AWESOME. Or something. Anyway, it’s part of the series that you see here, on this humble page, about living la vida digital, which is also part of this whole storytelling exercise over here, on Facebook. You should check it out.)

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