At two big-city libraries, patrons can check out a new approach to accessing a wide range of digital technology.
A Silicon Valley start-up that operates earth-orbiting imaging satellites is making them available to social innovators.
A team of social innovators is devising ways to put urban India on track to a tidier future.
An international design award based in Denmark celebrates products and projects that aim “to improve life.”
An emerging business model that aims to reduce energy poverty holds real promise. But it needs a jump-start.
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Learning with Big Data: The Future of Education offers real-world examples of how educators are using data to improve learning.
The first chief technology officer of the United States offers a vision for remaking public services.
Nonprofits lag behind business and science in using big data effectively.
In London, the YMCA is combining prefab construction with stylish design to create a new kind of affordable home.
A Web-based initiative uses analysis of social media chatter to locate hotspots of antisocial behavior.