Ann Mei Chang is the Executive Director of Lean Impact, the social good division of the Lean Startup Company. This fall, her book based her own experiences using lean approaches to innovate in the social sector, including during herShow More Summary
Last week, while the mobile industry was busy celebrating telecom innovation at MWC18, another kind of innovation was making headlines: a record 1.35 Tbps DDoS attack was launched (and it has already been surpassed), causing some disruption and highlighting the potential for much worse. In this instance, the attack was detected and mitigated relatively quickly—but…
Teaching kids how to use a computer is hard enough already, since they're kids, but just try doing it without any computers. That was the task undertaken by Richard Appiah Akoto in Ghana, and his innovative (and labor-intensive) solution was to draw the computer or application on the blackboard in great detail. Show More Summary
Grants of up to AU$250,000 are up for grabs under the innovation program, which is aimed at boosting collaboration between businesses in NSW and Israel.
LG Display will work with startup accelerator Bluepoint Partners to run a program that fosters startups with promising display technology.
We've already established that San Francisco-based Emerging Objects (founded by Ronald Rael) is quickly becoming the king of innovative 3D printing, but their latest design is taking the world of 3D architecture to new levels. The Cabin of Curiosities is an amazing tiny house, built with more than 4,500 3D printed ceramic tiles. Show More Summary
A mother lies dying. Is she really sick? Will she survive? Is the writer by her side a son, a man or merely another doomed citizen? These are the questions that fuel the new novel “Tomb Song’s” rollicking, surprising and deft flurry of chapters, some as short as a paragraph, others spooling along...
Microsoft 365 plays a part in Cody’s vision to provide technology that amplifies their strengths and helps drive innovation. The post Cloud technology supports Coty in drive to celebrate beauty appeared first on Office Blogs.
From CcHub: The African Universities Innovation Accelerator Workshop held in Ogun state with over 50 tertiary institutions in Ogun state to help highlight the opportunities for academic research to constructively enable economic and social development in Africa.
Guest post by Jeff Mosenkis of Innovations for Poverty Action. Preregistration stops medications from working Tyler Cowen interviewed Chris Blattman and in typical Cowen fashion came prepared – I had to slow down my usual podcast playback speed to … Continue reading ? The post IPA’s weekly links appeared first on Chris Blattman.
Roberl Yohannes writes:Today the tech sector is said to be burgeoning in emerging markets like Ethiopia. In a recent piece entitled 'Sheba Valley - The Making of Ethiopia's Tech Sector', it was reported that booming innovations are popping...Show More Summary
Guest post by Jeff Mosenkis of Innovations for Poverty Action. First, the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy has a new Obama Scholarship, which will pay (full tuition plus, travel costs and living stipend) for professional policy folks … Continue reading ? The post IPA’s weekly links appeared first on Chris Blattman.
Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation:
Abdigani Diriye at TED Global 2017:
LinkedIn continues to innovate even years after launch, especially with Microsoft’s acquisition of the platform. Despite a number of other social channels rising to meet consumer demands LinkedIn remains the leading social network for marketers and business professionals. It’s more than just a digital rolodex, and with each new feature that is tweaked and added […]
Shanghai is a city full of life. With its population of 24 million, Shanghai embraces vibrant growth, fosters rising diversity, and attracts visionaries, innovators, and adventurers. Fintech, artificial intelligence, and e-commerce are booming. Show More Summary
Yoshiro Tajitsu of Kansai University, Osaka, Japan, and Teijin Limited, Japan, have developed innovative wearable piezoelectric PLLA braided cord sensors. This technology can be used as wearable sensors in the fields of fashion, sports apparel, interior design, and healthcare, areas for which conventional wearable sensing devices cannot be used.
WILU stands for Workshop for Instruction in Library Use and is an annual Canadian conference devoted to research and innovations in the area of information literacy and library instruction. The University of Ottawa Library will be hosting the 2018 WILU conference next June. Show More Summary
Mergers that decrease competition, stifle innovation in the healthcare market, and drive up costs should be rejected. The post CVS-Aetna Merger Driving Up Healthcare Prices appeared first on RedState.
(Huntsman Cancer Institute) Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah (U of U) has been selected to participate in the Beat AML Master Trial, an innovative clinical trial sponsored by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). Show More Summary