The spread of technology-based platforms brings greater connectivity—but also greater vulnerability.
Technology & Design
Innovations in technology and design that serve the world
A new, data-driven mode of confronting humanitarian disaster requires an appropriate policy framework.
A survey of obstacles to innovation focuses erroneously on the supposed caution of university-based scientists.
The first chief technology officer of the United States offers a vision for remaking public services.
An emerging method for enabling innovation focuses not on plans or projects, but on broad social challenges.
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The new book Scarcity provides critical insights for designing better anti-poverty programs, but not for allocating scarce philanthropic resources.
Internet technology can help us to connect, globally and otherwise, but only if we structure it well.
In the world that's now emerging, pre-modern practices that emphasize personal relationships are returning to prominence.
Networks, equal access, and read-write products are no longer just core design elements of the Internet; we are making them real.
Researchers from Pew and NetLab examine how the Internet, mobile phones, and social networking are radically changing our lives.