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Can online innovations enhance social care?
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Can online innovations enhance social care?

This is an excerpt from a provocation paper written for Nominet Trust by Shirley Ayres Using the digital revolution to drive social changeThere is n…
15 January 2013Shirley Ayres, Nominet Trust
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GravityLight: lighting for developing countries
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GravityLight: lighting for developing countries

GravityLight is a revolutionary new approach to storing energy and creating illumination. It takes only 3 seconds to lift the weight which powers Gr…
13 December 2012GravityLight
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Unexpected Social Innovation Discoveries in Nigeria
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Unexpected Social Innovation Discoveries in Nigeria

One of the more unexpected social innovation discoveries at the annual Maker Faire Africa this November in Lagos, Nigeria was a urine-powered genera…
3 December 2012Sangeeta Haindl
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Showcasing the Latest Innovations: Health Care Goes Digital
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Showcasing the Latest Innovations: Health Care Goes Digital

Health care is transforming quickly due to mobile and web technologies. The driving forces behind this development are not the traditional players,…
19 November 2012Health 2.0 Staff
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Event Review: Building a Roadmap for supporting Digital Games for Empowerment
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Event Review: Building a Roadmap for supporting Digital Games for Empowerment

Stakeholders Workshop: Building a Roadmap for future actions supporting Digital Games for Empowerment and Inclusion (DGEI) 16.10.2012 via Lucas Ful…
18 October 2012Lucas Fulling (Euclid Network)
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Improving health through mobile phone technology
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Improving health through mobile phone technology

Lata Medical Research Foundation has found a way to improve health outcomes using mobile phone technology. By counselling women via text messages, L…
16 October 2012Lata Medical Research Foundation
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Event Review: PICNIC
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Event Review: PICNIC

As I walked into the new EYE cinema, on the river bank opposite Amsterdam’s Centraal Station, I was hugged enthusiastically by a woman in a bright…
4 October 2012SICamp
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Event Report: Innovation in Mind 2012 - Lund, Sweden
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Event Report: Innovation in Mind 2012 - Lund, Sweden

“Unframe Innovation” was the theme of this year’s Innovation in Mind Conference held at Lund University in Sweden. It took place in a spectacu…
1 October 2012G. Georgiev
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Desalination Innovation
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Desalination Innovation

Desalination is usually a hugely expensive and environmentally costly process, but this simple clay still just needs a little sunlight to render bra…
1 October 2012Gabriele Diamanti
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SI Camp Asia: Initiating Social Change Through Technology
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SI Camp Asia: Initiating Social Change Through Technology

By Rick Martin I’m a big fan of civic tech startups, or young companies with aspirations to use new technologies for public good. When a friend of…
14 September 2012Rick Martin
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