Collaborations

Disabilities Enablement Groups

United Cerebral Palsy of Middle Tennessee.
Matt Brown’s blog.

Linked Groups

I admin the following groups (membership numbers as of April, 2015):

Medical Banking group (Members 600+):
To promote the latent integration of banking technology, infrastructure and credit with healthcare administrative and clinical operations on LinkedIn.
http://www.linkedin.com/e/gis/74285/183D9F20CD6D

Technology Nashville group (Members 4,900+):
Promoting a technology economy in Nashville and Tennessee. Networking tech professionals, angels, venture capitalists, public and private institutions, start ups, etc.
http://www.linkedin.com/e/gis/86813/285B3901FAF9

Efforts and Groups I boost

GLOSAS:
The GLObal Systems Analysis and Simulation Association in the U.S.A. (GLOSAS/USA) is a publicly supported, non-profit, educational service organization and is a consortium of organizations dedicated to the use of evolving telecommunications and information technologies to further advance world peace through global communications. GLOSAS fosters science and technology based economic development to improve the quality of life, stressing two important principles – sharing and collaboration.

OASIS International Health Continuum Technical Committee:
The OASIS IHC TC provided a forum for companies on the Healthcare continuum internationally to voice their needs and requirements with respect to XML and Web Services, and a mechanism for the creation of best practice documents, and promoted the adoption of OASIS specs/standards within Healthcare.

ONTOLOG:
ONTOLOG (a.k.a. “Ontolog Forum”) is an open, international, virtual community of practice devoted to advancing the field of ontology, ontological engineering and semantic technology, and advocating their adoption into mainstream applications and international standards.

Venture Capital for Africa:
VC4Africa.biz (Venture Capital for Africa) seeks to connect Africa’s most promising entrepreneurs with the resources (knowledge, network and capital) they need to realize their potential. VC4Africa is the largest online community of venture capitalists, angels, mentors and entrepreneurs dedicated to building game changing companies on the continent. More than 1200 entrepreneurs have been screened from over 40 African countries. The ventures on VC4Africa are early stage and require investments between USD $10K and USD $1 million. The primary sectors include web, mobile, clean tech, renewable energy, sustainable agriculture, education, food, housing and health care, amongst others. Listed entrepreneurs have access to free online tools, mentorship opportunities and private deal rooms. Accredited investors registered as part of the VC4Africa Investor Network are able to see which screened ventures are fund raising, track their progress and review private documents. The community has members in 159 countries and meetups have been hosted in more than 50 cities around the world. Join the movement and lets change the world.

World Convention:
The organization that seeks to find common purpose among Churches of Christ, Christian Churches and Disciples of Christ. The ministry of World Convention serves as a touch point among churches and individuals within the Christian global family to:
Build fellowship, understanding and common purpose
Provide inspiration and encouragement
Emphasize our shared calling to the ministry and mission of Jesus Christ
Focus on our common life and witness
To provide a means of fellowship between our family of churches and the whole church of Jesus Christ
To pray for Christian Unity

Grids, Interconnects, Platforms

Apollo, Chameleon, CloudLab.US

Folding@home:
Folding@home is a distributed computing project for disease research that simulates protein folding, computational drug design, and other types of molecular dynamics.

GLORIAD:
Global Ring Network for Advanced Applications Development Linking Scientists in US, Russia, China, Korea, Canada, The Netherlands, India, Egypt, Singapore and Nordic Countries with Advanced Cyberinfrastructure.

Internet2:
Internet2 is a not-for-profit United States computer networking consortium led by members from the research and education communities, industry, and government.

US Ignite:
Developing Gigabit-ready digital experiences and applications.

Wikipedia

World Community Grid:
World Community Grid is an effort to create the world’s largest public computing grid to tackle scientific research projects that benefit humanity.

CONTACT INFO and IDs for sundry and various networks and platforms (mostly current)

aim

alwayson

appnovation

delicious

digg

diigo

disqus

email

facebook

friendfeed

github

google chat

google plus

google profile

google wave (discontinued)
see:
Apache Wave
Walkaround (Wave on App Engine)
Novell Vibe
Rizzoma

icq

identi.ca

jaiku

linkedin

live

myspace

newscred

ning

plaxo

quora

rss

Second Life (Doddsed Edman)

skype

slideshare

tibbr

twitter

vivox

xing

yahoo call

yahoo chat

yammer (atca 5000 community)