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Social Entrepreneur & Innovation Advisor.
Former OpenIDEO Co-Lead.
Previous stints in strategy, innovation, brand management, marketing, corporate social responsibility, social enterprise, nonprofits, & education with organizations like IDEO, Bain & Company, Procter & Gamble and Harvard Business School.
Always striving to combine caring, creativity, and community to make a positive impact, regardless of role, title, or sector.
With a couple inspirations pointing out the potential for using UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) to gather information from hard-to-access areas to prevent atrocities, just wanted to explore the possibilities of this a little more.
A San Francisco startup, Koozoo, is creating a network where people can use their smartphones to create livestreaming video feeds. You'll be able to use an old smartphone as a 24 hour stream, or your current smartphone for this purpose as needed.
Thought you might be interested in this new Google X Initiative on "Balloon Powered Internet Access": http://techcrunch.com/2013/06/14/google-x-announces-project-loon-balloon-powered-internet-for-rural-remote-and-underserved-areas/
Might be relevant/helpful in pursuing realization.