Listening closely to users has enabled developers to create digital tools that support responses to the recent Ebola outbreak.
A school-based collective impact project in West Dallas, Texas, is yielding lessons on how to compile and use big data.
The spread of technology-based platforms brings greater connectivity—but also greater vulnerability.
A new, data-driven mode of confronting humanitarian disaster requires an appropriate policy framework.
To leverage data science for social good, one company is working to foster a bit of healthy competition.
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Rapid advances in technology are changing philanthropy in fundamental ways—making it potentially more rational, effective, collaborative, transparent, and democratic.
A survey of obstacles to innovation focuses erroneously on the supposed caution of university-based scientists.
Smartcuts analyzes the smart shortcuts various successful people take via "lateral thinking" so that all workers and thinkers can be encouraged to work smarter.
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.