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Independent voices from the TWT Communities
One project strapped dozens of digital cameras to kites and balloons and sent them above the Gulf of Mexico to document the oil spill. Another will, hopefully, fly a smart phone into the upper reaches of the atmosphere so it can send photos and video back down. Then there's the young woman from California who's set sail around the world, without the backing of corporate sponsors.
"Backers become advocates for your cause _ they hit the blogs, newspapers, etc., and it's the wider network that seems to contribute most, not your immediate friends," he said. "Probably your immediate friends contribute more directly, for example with their time and support."
Warren, a fellow at MIT's Center for Future Civic Media, said he didn't personally know most of the project's backers.