Tech Culture: Charity 2.0
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The earthquake in Haiti had an important technological component: Through the text message giving program, the Red Cross raised $26 million in funds in just 9 days. Was this a one-time outpouring of goodwill, or the beginning of a trend in global humanitarianism made possible by technology? To discuss: Guests Caroline McCarthy from CNET News, and Jonathan Aiken, director of media relations for the Red Cross.