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Innovations in technology and design that serve the world

 

Technology & Design

Silicon Valley Takes on Gun Violence

A group of Silicon Valley investors is challenging entrepreneurs to create high-tech solutions to reducing gun violence.

By Rachael Chong & Melissa Fleming | Jan. 17, 2014
 

Technology & Design

The “How” and “Who” of Emerging Market Tech Uptake

The dynamics of technology are changing rapidly in emerging markets, but leaders don’t necessarily agree on all the details.

 
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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