Grassroots Cooperatives Bring the Internet to Rural America

Call it the spirit of the people or just good ol’ American ingenuity, Grassroots Co-ops are connecting isolated farming communities to the Internet using the same method that brought electricity into rural areas when power companies claimed it wasn’t economical.  Read more here. ________________________ If you liked this article, you can follow us on Twitter and Facebook for more […]

IEEE Global Internet Policy Monitor: 28 November 2018

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IEEE Global Internet Policy Monitor: 14 November 2018

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Agent of Change: Albert Manero Builds a Brighter Future

Limbitless Solutions, a non-profit group founded by Albert Manero, uses 3-D printing to design and create unique artificial limbs for children born without arms and hands. With the help of sponsors, Manero hopes to build 5,000 custom-designed bionic arms and to donate to children in need by 2020. He believes it’s his responsibility to use […]

IEEE Global Internet Policy Monitor: 31 October 2018

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World Data Lab models the world’s population to help us visualize and better understand our common humanity

World Data Lab, a mission-driven, for-profit company, creates visual representations of changes in global populations and economies by meshing satellite imagery with existing data. Their work shows how data maintained for public use and public benefit can help us better understand ourselves as members of humanity, an important step on the journey to making technology […]

IEEE Global Internet Policy Monitor: 17 October 2018

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IEEE Global Internet Policy Monitor: 3 October 2018

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From cheeseburgers to coral reefs, the science of decision-making can change the world

As we seek to inspire a People-Centered Digital Future, we must start to look seriously at the incentives for businesses, designers, architects, developers and entrepreneurs, in this arena. And these incentives can go far beyond the realms of monetary results. Nudge, the book by Nobel prize winner Richard Thaler, examines how we can improve decision […]