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    How Emerging Technologies Can Improve Development Outcomes

    London | By on December 5, 2019 | Comments Off on How Emerging Technologies Can Improve Development Outcomes

    Every day we hear of new advances in technology solutions that hold promise to mitigate humanitarian crisis and improve lives in developing countries. The opportunities for change span the gamut of challenges that people face around the world, including: Climate change adaptation education delivered via mobile phones Informal settlement fire early warning via Internet of…

  • How Virtual Reality Activism Can Live Up to the Hype

    San Francisco | By on February 7, 2017 | Comments Off on How Virtual Reality Activism Can Live Up to the Hype

    Recently, 35 leaders in tech, international development, philanthropy and venture capital gathered at frog design in San Francisco for a Technology Salon debating the question, “Is Virtual Reality a New Paradigm for Humanitarianism or is it more Augmented Hype?” Participants experienced virtual reality with several HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and frog design headsets. Coined by…