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This article was published on May 13, 2011

    Interview: Charity Engine wants you to help them save the world [Video]

    Interview: Charity Engine wants you to help them save the world [Video]
    Courtney Boyd Myers
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    Courtney Boyd Myers

    Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups gr Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups grow internationally. Previously, she was the Features Editor and East Coast Editor of TNW covering New York City startups and digital innovation. She loves magnets + reading on a Kindle. You can follow her on Facebook, Twitter @CBM and .

    At The Next Web Conference in Amsterdam, one startup took the stage with the aim to save the world. Charity Engine is the “world wide computer” to get volunteers to give up a tiny bit of spare computer time on their supercharged PCs to the benefit of a whole bunch of really cool charities including Care International and Amnesty International.

    The Charity Engine goes live on July 31st, 2010. On that day you can sign up on the site, download the screensaver and from then on, when your computer is idle it will be doing work for the Charity Engine the same way your Playstation 3 is doing work for SETI.

    See our full story of Charity Engine’s launch here. And watch our informative interview with Charity Engine founder Mark McAndrew.