Startups are making social travel a whole lot easier. Mozio is what Gigaom calls the "Pinterest of Travel", see how they tackle the problem of finding suitable ground transportation options to major US airports.
Read post: http://blog.dotcloud.com/mozio-and-dotcloud-one-stop-search-engine-for
UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering's Global Teams in Engineering (TIES) puts multidisciplinary teams of undergraduates to work building the dreams of non-profit organizations and their clients in San Diego and in developing countries throughout the world
One project, We Have We Need is a supply sharing network on dotCloud to coordinate supplies amongst doctors, first responders and relief organizations. Built for Haiti and also used in Hurricane Sandy, USA
Read post: http://blog.dotcloud.com/we-have-we-need-and-dotcloud-empowering-ngos