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Innovations in technology and design that serve the world

 

Technology & Design

What Is Design If Not Human-Centered?

The explosive growth of interest in human-centered design raises bigger questions about traditional design education, training, and practice.

By John Cary | 4 | Jun. 25, 2013
 

Nonprofits

Can a “Like” Save a Life?

A Georgetown University and Waggener Edstrom study sheds new light on the debate surrounding the effectiveness of online influence.

By Julie Dixon | 6 | Jun. 11, 2013
 

Technology & Design

The Commodification of Architecture

Catastrophes of the built environment, like the Bangladeshi factory collapse, expose the true cost in public suffering when we fail to build resiliently.

By Michael Murphy & Alan Ricks | May. 21, 2013
 

Health

Transforming Healthcare

Connecting information, applications, data, and people—a report from the Stanford 2013 Healthcare Innovation Summit.

By Stacey Paris McCutcheon | May. 10, 2013
 
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Education

The Power of Technology in Social Innovation Education

A cross-sector initiative aims to develop 21st-century skills in secondary school students—highlights from a recent survey.

By Caroline Jenner | May. 2, 2013
 

Technology & Design

Designing for the Science of Service Delivery

A case study on using design thinking to solve governance bottlenecks in Jamaica.

By Joshua Goldstein | Apr. 23, 2013
 
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Nonprofits

Should Nonprofits Act Like Businesses or People?

Community-focused approaches disrupting the nonprofit sector.

By Amy Sample Ward | 5 | Apr. 10, 2013
 

Technology & Design

From Politics to Public Policy: Part 4

How campaign lessons can amplify your work. In part four: ten key takeaways.

By The Joyce Foundation | Apr. 9, 2013
 
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Technology & Design

From Politics to Public Policy: Part 3

How campaign lessons can amplify your work. In part three: Embrace the change.


By Michael Slaby | Apr. 9, 2013
 

Technology & Design

From Politics to Public Policy: Part 2

How campaign lessons can amplify your work. In part two: Do what you’re already doing, better.

By Patrick Ruffini | 1 | Apr. 9, 2013