The Global Poverty Project announced that the 2013 Global Citizen Festival – a free ticketed concert on the Great Lawn of New York's iconic Central Park – will take place on September 28, 2013 with Stevie Wonder, Kings of Leon, Alicia Keys, and John Mayer.
Before becoming a sustainability advocate, I spent most of my career working with technology beginning with a Fire and Emergency Information Reporting System project for the City of Toledo (1975) moving in the early 80’s to technology companies. I first used an email system and a PC at Computerland (1983), having moved off mini-computers, and in 1999 began to market high tech products and services developing on the Web seminars (now called webinars), database-driven landing pages, and micro environments.
Bill and Dave founded Hewlett-Packard based on a shared idea about the future of technology. Within a few years, the two visionaries were employing technology solutions to help entrepreneurs around the world turn their own ideas into thriving businesses.
Although times, terminologies and technologies have continuously changed over the past 74 years, the rise of IT has been steady. For entrepreneurs, business and IT skills are essential to building successful companies.
Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) offers free IT and business skills for users globally
WALTHAM, Mass., November 1, 2012 /3BL Media/ - For the many people around the world who are miles away from the expertise and resources they need to start or upgrade a small business, an online training program offers the very latest in practical IT and business skills. The HP LIFE e-Learning program, developed by EDC and HP together with a team of partners, includes free, interactive online courses to help budding entrepreneurs create, establish, and grow successful businesses. The program is being widely disseminated in time for Global Entrepreneurship Week, November 12–16.