Episode 61: Tech For Good With Andrew Means and Sean Marcia
Tech For Good With Andrew Means and Sean Marcia
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- Andrew Means: Data Analysts 4 Social Good, The Good Tech Fest, Big Elephant Studios.
- Sean Marcia: Ruby For Good, Code For Good.
Our guests this week are Andrew Means of Data Analysts for Social Good and Sean Marcia of Ruby for Good. Both of them run organizations that are involved with using technology to helping non-profits that could use even some simple software or data assistance. We’ll talk about what kinds of work their organizations do, how non-profits differ from for-profit work, how they try to keep projects running over time, and how you can get involved working with technology for good.
02:01 - The Shared Mission of Tech For Good Events
04:04 - The History and The Why
06:30 - Working with Nonprofits and Vetting Projects
13:20 - Managing and Maintaining Projects
16:26 - Understanding Nonprofit Problems and Issues
18:54 - For Profit vs Nonprofit
25:12 - Getting Involved / Recruiting Technologists
26:51 - Using Open Source
27:34 - Growing and Maturing the Tech For Good Space
Special Guests: Andrew Means and Sean Marcia.