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Technology & Design

 

Innovations in technology and design that serve the world

 

Philanthropy

ReCoding Good: Part 4

From the Field Series: An ongoing report of the Philanthropy, Policy, and Technology Project, which explores the use of private resources for public good.

By Rob Reich & Lucy Bernholz | Apr. 6, 2012
 
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Economic Development

Mobile Operators: White Knights of Financial Inclusion?

Two issues are dogging existing mobile money systems: excessive system downtime and lack of interconnection.

By Ignacio Mas | Apr. 3, 2012
 
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Nonprofit Management

Five Levers for Social Change: Part 5

Practical Advice Series: Five basic “levers,” or strategies, to help businesses or nonprofits achieve social change.

By Aaron Hurst | 5 | Apr. 2, 2012
 
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Tension and Possibility: The New Dynamics of Change

Reflections on Ashoka’s Change Nation event in Dublin.

By Daniel Ben-Horin | 16 | Mar. 30, 2012
 

Technology & Design

Walk With Makmende: Part 3

From the Field Series: A living case study of Makmende, which provides women in Nairobi with coordinated walking groups.

By Nan Zhang | Mar. 28, 2012
 

ReCoding Good: Part 3

From the Field Series: An ongoing report of the Philanthropy, Policy, and Technology Project, which explores the use of private resources for public good.

By Rob Reich & Lucy Bernholz | Mar. 12, 2012
 
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Technology & Design

Calling for a Global Design Service Corps

Only a sliver of the world’s population currently benefits from well-designed spaces in which to live their best lives.

By John Cary | 9 | Mar. 1, 2012
 

Economic Development

Survey: Can Management Consulting Help Tiny Firms Grow?

Predict the results of two recent development studies, conducted by IPA, one of the world's leading poverty research organizations.

By Annie Duflo & Dean Karlan | 9 | Feb. 23, 2012
 

Philanthropy

ReCoding Good: Part 2

From the Field Series: An ongoing report of the Philanthropy, Policy, and Technology Project, which explores the use of private resources for public good.

By Rob Reich & Lucy Bernholz | 6 | Feb. 13, 2012
 

Technology & Design

Q&A with MASS Co-founder Michael Murphy

A new generation of architects and designers are raising expectations for the public interest design movement.

By Courtney E. Martin | Feb. 7, 2012