Jono Bacon is a community and collaboration strategy consultant, author, advisor, and speaker.


Emily Musil Church on the Global Learning XPRIZE

Emily Musil Church comes on to talk about the $15 million Global Learning XPRIZE that resulted in Android applications that teach kids reading, writing, and maths without a teacher. We get into the competition, the logistics of testing thousands of tablets in remote villages in Tanzania, the incredible results and impact of the entries, and more.

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Conversations With Bacon: Todd Lewis, Founder of All Things Open

Todd Lewis, founder of All Things Open comes on to discuss what goes into great events, how to get the right balance of content and taking care of sponsors, building an open marketplace of (often contrasting) ideas, and what Todd has learned over the years as he has refined his craft.

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Global Learning XPRIZE Entries Open Sourced: Get Involved

Back in 2014 I worked at the XPRIZE Foundation. One of the major reasons I joined was to help launch the Global Learning XPRIZE. This was a $15 million competition, largely funded by Elon Musk, that challenged teams to build an Android app that teaches kids basic...

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It Ain’t All About Sign-Ups, Strangers Are People Too

When I am working with clients with community management, one of the first things I want to understand is how they, not me, define success. What metrics are they tracking? One of the common metrics for success in communities is people who register, sign up, or...

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An Example Of Open Source Community Engagement Done Well

Open source community can be a tricky business, but today I want to share a quick example of the kind of open source community engagement I try to encourage more generally, and with clients. This one comes from a client of mine, Zeppelin, who builds tools for...

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