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  • Webcasts // Jan 2012

    Tanzeem Choudhury and Ethan Berke: Measuring Wellness With Mobiles

    In this Webcast the presenter describes about a mobile technology that monitors well-being by using voice pattern recognition technology. The research investigates micro-level voice patterns which to detect subtle changes in wellness.

    Provided By CC PopTech

  • Webcasts // Jan 2012

    Desney Tan and Scott Saponas: Our Bodies as the Interface

    In this Webcast the presenter describes about Skinput, focuses on allowing richer, more natural ways of interacting with their ubiquitous technology devices. They envision a day when one can change their music, learn a language, and even answer email using bio-acoustics on the touch-sensitive surfaces of their bodies.

    Provided By CC PopTech

  • Webcasts // Jan 2012

    PeaceTXT: Using Mobile Technology to End Violence

    In this Webcast the presenter describes about PeaceTXT: using mobile technology to end violence. PeaceTXT is a multidisciplinary project to explore the potential of mobile technology to amplify a proven approach to reducing violence.

    Provided By CC PopTech

  • Webcasts // Jul 2011

    What Can 2.1 Billion People Do With Their Mobile Phones? Nathan Eagle Wants to Find Out

    In this webcast, the presenter describes how his work at MIT, in Kenya and around Africa led him to this project. Mobile phones' ubiquity in the developing world, their ability to send and receive money through services like M-PESA, and their potential to communicate work opportunities were all factors that...

    Provided By CC PopTech

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Aydogan Ozcan: Mobile Microscopes

    The presenter has discovered how to convert cell phones into microscopes by relying on shadow imaging instead of expensive optics. In time, the ability to conduct tests and detect infectious diseases by leveraging mobile technologies in resource-poor settings could transform public health.

    Provided By CC PopTech

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Adrian Bowyer - PopTech 2007

    A machine that builds itself? The presenter shows one that this seemingly fantastic idea is not far from becoming reality. The self-replicating rapid prototyper, or "RepRap," could have dramatic effects on people in developing countries.

    Provided By CC PopTech

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Ken Banks: Mobile-Enabled Change

    The presenter is the founder of kiwanja.net, which helps non-profits put mobiles to work through innovative offerings like FrontlineSMS - free software enabling coordinated, many-to-many, two-way text messaging. His solutions are being used worldwide to improve communications in a variety of critical situations.

    Provided By CC PopTech

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Yasser Ansari: Networked Organisms

    The presenter self-described bio geek-turned-telecom nerd, wants to help boost eco-literacy. To do so, he has created Noah, an online platform and mobile application that allows "Curious naturalists" to contribute to ongoing scientific research through data collection and documentation efforts.

    Provided By CC PopTech

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Matthew Berg: Mobiles for Health

    The presenter helped create and pilot ChildCount+, a mobile-phone-based health platform that empowers communities in Africa to improve child and maternal health. He also trains local programmers at the Rural Technology Lab, with a goal to advance the health of millions while decentralizing the software development process.

    Provided By CC PopTech

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Ben Lyon: Mobile Microcredit

    The webcast describes about the presenter who found the FrontlineSMS: credit to allow microfinance institutions to send and receive secure loan payments, track loans and develop a micro-insurance model using the ubiquitous mobile phone.

    Provided By CC PopTech

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Josh Nesbit: Mobile Healthcare

    The presenter co-founded medic mobile to bring the innovative use of mobile phones for healthcare to the developing world. A central clinic laptop runs FrontlineSMS software, enabling community health workers to use text messages to coordinate patient care, offer mobile diagnostics, and map health services.

    Provided By CC PopTech

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Nigel Waller on the Mobile Cloud

    The Presenter launched Movirtu to provide virtual mobile phone services for people earning less than two dollars a day. As Movirtu expands across Africa and Asia, even the poorest individuals can send text messages and make mobile payments as well as find work and access healthcare.

    Provided By CC PopTech

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Erik Hersman: Mapping Crises

    The presenter is an innovator and technologist advancing the use of technology as an empowerment tool in the developing world. He is a co-founder of Ushahidi - a free, open source, Web/mobile-based platform capable of crowd-sourcing, sharing and mapping crisis information in near real time.

    Provided By CC PopTech

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    James Fowler: Power of Networks

    Can the peoples social network make one fat? Affect one's mood? The speaker reveals the dynamics of social networks, the invisible webs that connect each of one to the other. The speaker recently coauthored, connected: the surprising power of the social networks and how they shape the lives.

    Provided By CC PopTech

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Massoud Amin: A Smart Grid

    The speaker wants to make the energy infrastructure more sustainable and secure. The complex systems researcher from the University of Minnesota believes this requires networking energy into a "Smart" grid that incorporates alternative energy. This will provide national as well as environmental and financial security.

    Provided By CC PopTech

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Global Mobile Workforce

    In this Webcast, the presenter describes about global mobile workforce. The presenter is harnessing mobile phone data in emerging markets. The presenter launched txteagle, a program that enables the under-employed to earn money or phone credits by performing tasks on their cell phones. Through partnerships with over 220 mobile phone...

    Provided By CC PopTech

  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Cloud Computing for Good

    The presenter opened the session, Cloud Computing for Good, by stating that cloud computing provides both huge efficiencies and huge opportunities. The cloud can also help display patterns, which can result in greater productivity and less capital expenditure as well as supporting the notion of local, sustainable production.

    Provided By CC PopTech

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Adrian Bowyer - PopTech 2007

    A machine that builds itself? The presenter shows one that this seemingly fantastic idea is not far from becoming reality. The self-replicating rapid prototyper, or "RepRap," could have dramatic effects on people in developing countries.

    Provided By CC PopTech

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Ken Banks: Mobile-Enabled Change

    The presenter is the founder of kiwanja.net, which helps non-profits put mobiles to work through innovative offerings like FrontlineSMS - free software enabling coordinated, many-to-many, two-way text messaging. His solutions are being used worldwide to improve communications in a variety of critical situations.

    Provided By CC PopTech

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Yasser Ansari: Networked Organisms

    The presenter self-described bio geek-turned-telecom nerd, wants to help boost eco-literacy. To do so, he has created Noah, an online platform and mobile application that allows "Curious naturalists" to contribute to ongoing scientific research through data collection and documentation efforts.

    Provided By CC PopTech

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Matthew Berg: Mobiles for Health

    The presenter helped create and pilot ChildCount+, a mobile-phone-based health platform that empowers communities in Africa to improve child and maternal health. He also trains local programmers at the Rural Technology Lab, with a goal to advance the health of millions while decentralizing the software development process.

    Provided By CC PopTech

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Ben Lyon: Mobile Microcredit

    The webcast describes about the presenter who found the FrontlineSMS: credit to allow microfinance institutions to send and receive secure loan payments, track loans and develop a micro-insurance model using the ubiquitous mobile phone.

    Provided By CC PopTech

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Aydogan Ozcan: Mobile Microscopes

    The presenter has discovered how to convert cell phones into microscopes by relying on shadow imaging instead of expensive optics. In time, the ability to conduct tests and detect infectious diseases by leveraging mobile technologies in resource-poor settings could transform public health.

    Provided By CC PopTech

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Josh Nesbit: Mobile Healthcare

    The presenter co-founded medic mobile to bring the innovative use of mobile phones for healthcare to the developing world. A central clinic laptop runs FrontlineSMS software, enabling community health workers to use text messages to coordinate patient care, offer mobile diagnostics, and map health services.

    Provided By CC PopTech

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Nigel Waller on the Mobile Cloud

    The Presenter launched Movirtu to provide virtual mobile phone services for people earning less than two dollars a day. As Movirtu expands across Africa and Asia, even the poorest individuals can send text messages and make mobile payments as well as find work and access healthcare.

    Provided By CC PopTech

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Erik Hersman: Mapping Crises

    The presenter is an innovator and technologist advancing the use of technology as an empowerment tool in the developing world. He is a co-founder of Ushahidi - a free, open source, Web/mobile-based platform capable of crowd-sourcing, sharing and mapping crisis information in near real time.

    Provided By CC PopTech

  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Cloud Computing for Good

    The presenter opened the session, Cloud Computing for Good, by stating that cloud computing provides both huge efficiencies and huge opportunities. The cloud can also help display patterns, which can result in greater productivity and less capital expenditure as well as supporting the notion of local, sustainable production.

    Provided By CC PopTech

  • Webcasts // Jul 2011

    What Can 2.1 Billion People Do With Their Mobile Phones? Nathan Eagle Wants to Find Out

    In this webcast, the presenter describes how his work at MIT, in Kenya and around Africa led him to this project. Mobile phones' ubiquity in the developing world, their ability to send and receive money through services like M-PESA, and their potential to communicate work opportunities were all factors that...

    Provided By CC PopTech

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    James Fowler: Power of Networks

    Can the peoples social network make one fat? Affect one's mood? The speaker reveals the dynamics of social networks, the invisible webs that connect each of one to the other. The speaker recently coauthored, connected: the surprising power of the social networks and how they shape the lives.

    Provided By CC PopTech

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Massoud Amin: A Smart Grid

    The speaker wants to make the energy infrastructure more sustainable and secure. The complex systems researcher from the University of Minnesota believes this requires networking energy into a "Smart" grid that incorporates alternative energy. This will provide national as well as environmental and financial security.

    Provided By CC PopTech

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Global Mobile Workforce

    In this Webcast, the presenter describes about global mobile workforce. The presenter is harnessing mobile phone data in emerging markets. The presenter launched txteagle, a program that enables the under-employed to earn money or phone credits by performing tasks on their cell phones. Through partnerships with over 220 mobile phone...

    Provided By CC PopTech

  • Webcasts // Jan 2012

    Tanzeem Choudhury and Ethan Berke: Measuring Wellness With Mobiles

    In this Webcast the presenter describes about a mobile technology that monitors well-being by using voice pattern recognition technology. The research investigates micro-level voice patterns which to detect subtle changes in wellness.

    Provided By CC PopTech

  • Webcasts // Jan 2012

    Desney Tan and Scott Saponas: Our Bodies as the Interface

    In this Webcast the presenter describes about Skinput, focuses on allowing richer, more natural ways of interacting with their ubiquitous technology devices. They envision a day when one can change their music, learn a language, and even answer email using bio-acoustics on the touch-sensitive surfaces of their bodies.

    Provided By CC PopTech

  • Webcasts // Jan 2012

    PeaceTXT: Using Mobile Technology to End Violence

    In this Webcast the presenter describes about PeaceTXT: using mobile technology to end violence. PeaceTXT is a multidisciplinary project to explore the potential of mobile technology to amplify a proven approach to reducing violence.

    Provided By CC PopTech