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There's nothing like a blizzard to get you out to meet your neighbors. In 2015, even more civic technologies are connecting people to information about city services and to one ano...
Australia's startup ecosystem may not have the financial clout of Silicon Valley, but perhaps less could be more, with local startups encouraged to develop resilient, profitable bu...
The SketchFactor app identifies neighborhoods' "sketchiness" through publicly available data, as well as user updates that other users can vote on. The crowdsourcing aspect has led...
In Evgeny Morozov's latest book, he explores technological 'solutionism,' which he believes is a dangerous ideology that is pervasive in Silicon Valley. Read Alex Howard's book rev...
Alex Howard states that focusing on publishing open data with economic value shouldn't preclude or take too much focus away from digitizing and releasing data with other societal v...
Google Fiber has established gigabit internet in three US metro areas, with nine more targeted for the near future. Our research has turned up the metros most likely to be targeted...
Microsoft's redemption song in Africa: Catalyzing tech revolutions on the world's least connected continent
Africans are taking control of their own destiny in technology, and Microsoft is no longer just giving away software but using its resources to fuel innovation fires instead.
M-Pesa, Kenya's mobile payment system, has revolutionized mobile technology for millions and provides the majority of the country's citizens with banking access, no matter how isol...
Mobile technology, the internet, and globalization are powerful tools in eradicating poverty through microfinance loans, which have funded half a billion people and counting.
Finland as attempted to stimulate a startup scene with public money while avoiding too much government intervention. They helped establish some hits. Here's how they did it.