If you're expecting a visit from Krampus, Santa's mate who punishes the bad kids, we've made it easy to raise your goodness rating with new smart phone apps.
In the US you can arrange to volunteer from the comfort of your desk, without needing to chase up organisations on the phone. When is the UK going to be the same?
Residents of Greece, Croatia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia, and Slovenia now can make their own contributions to Google Maps and Google Earth.
In research performed by Chef, 91 percent of software engineers think they're the most valued employees at their company. It makes one wonder about the other 9 percent.
A filmmaker, browsing Reddit, reads about a popular League of Legends disabled gamer and creates a Kickstarter-funded documentary about him.
Sparked, a recently rebranded version of The Extraordinaries, crowdsources volunteer work so employees can contribute to causes right from the office.
Geek comedian Tom Scott imagines citizen volunteers accessing the real-time data store of spy agencies to help keep the country safe.
A new Subreddit is organizing an effort to put a Hyperloop on the California ballot. "It will be our generation's Hoover Dam," one enthusiastic Redditor says.
How important is technology in a presidential campaign these days? Look no further than President Obama's Obama for America app and Mitt Romney's Mitt's VP app, both for iOS.
The funds go to will go to philanthropic organizations tackling big global programs using novel applications of technology.