Don Tapscott – My Top 10 Apps

Don Tapscott is one of the world’s leading authorities on innovation, media, and the economic and social impact of technology and advises business and government leaders around the world. In 2011, Don was named one of the top ten business thinkers in the world by Thinkers50. He has authored and co-authored fourteen widely read books including bestsellers Paradigm Shift, Digital Economy, Growing Up Digital, Wikinomics and most recently, Macrowikinomics: New Solutions for a Connected Planet. He is an adjunct professor at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto and the inaugural fellow at the Martin Prosperity Institute. You can follow Don on Twitter @dtapscott.

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Created in collaboration with Thinkers50 and the Rotman School of Management, this app is an interactive way to explore my thinking in a number of topic areas like media, government and social business.


SeeClickFix    SeeClickFix:    Take pictures of things that need to be fixed in your community and report them directly to local government. SeeClickFix creates a way for citizens and governments to collaborate to improve communities.


Star Walk    Star Walk:    Identify stars, constellations and planets simply by pointing your iPad at them. The best way to star gaze.


TED    TED:    I’m a big TED fan and this app is a great way to be able to access some really great TEDTalks.


Galaxy Zoo    GalaxyZoo:    Amateur astronomers join the ranks of the planet hunters with the GalaxyZoo app. Review images, classify them and send back to GalaxyZoo to help their astronomers explore the universe.


Uber 25    Uber:    On-demand car service in cities around the world. It’s awesome.


Sparked    Sparked:    A great micro-volunteering app. Create a profile on and the app will present you with challenges that require as little as 10 minutes of your time.


ushahidi    Ushahidi:    The Ushahidi app gives you access to any Ushahidi or Crowdmap deployment. You can view, create and share incident reports from your mobile device. A great example of technology for social good.


CBC Music    CBC Music:    Unlimited access to free music with forty web radio stations to choose from. Perfect for music lovers like myself.


flipboard    Flipboard:    My Facebook feed, Twitter timeline, and news from my favorite publications are created into a sort of personalized magazine. It’s a fast and efficient way for me to review the things that i’m interested in.


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