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Technology & Design

 

Innovations in technology and design that serve the world

 
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Technology & Design

Designing a Learning Organization

How organizations can use design to better implement, share, and expand on knowledge.

By Matthew Scharpnick | 9 | Nov. 22, 2013
 
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Technology & Design

The Snowden Leaks: Turning the Outside In

Our digital infrastructure is rapidly eroding accepted boundaries that diplomacy, good governance, and politics have relied on for centuries.

By Marcia Stepanek | Nov. 1, 2013
 

Technology & Design

The Broadband Opportunity

A new paper delves into best practices to accelerate broadband adoption for social good.

By William A Brindley & Shelly Esque | 2 | Sep. 20, 2013
 

Technology & Design

Mobile Phones Build Peace

New research illustrates how we can overcome challenges facing post-conflict countries like Afghanistan through the use of mobile phones.

By Ylva Lindberg & Stina Torjesen | Aug. 15, 2013
 

Civil Society

The Snowden Effect: An Opportunity?

Pro-privacy activists and others have a chance to reinvent the conversation about security and privacy in the digital age.

By Marcia Stepanek | 4 | Aug. 8, 2013
 
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Urban Development

Environmentally Friendly Housing for the Masses

Existing base-of-the-pyramid construction models must change.

By Ruban Selvanayagam | 4 | Aug. 2, 2013
 

Technology & Design

Calling for a Triple Bottom Line Design Metric

A fledgling program trains designers to consider the ecological, economic, and social issues shaping the built environment.

By John Cary | 16 | Jul. 31, 2013
 

Technology & Design

Taking Games for Good to a New Level

Great social issue video games are out there; now it’s time to invest in them.

By Idit Harel Caperton | Jul. 25, 2013
 

Technology & Design

What John Doerr Can Do for Women in Design

Overlooking the unique and invaluable role of women as design leaders is bad for business and for all of us.

By John Cary | 5 | Jul. 9, 2013
 

Health

All for One and One for All

Five ways data and technology will change the way we think about and act on health.

By Mark Tobias | 1 | Jun. 28, 2013