Futures

The Brave New World of Wearables and NGOs

The Brave New World of Wearables and NGOs

Original article published on 1 October, 2015 on The Wearables for Good blog. Written by Mike Weston, CEO of data science consultancy Profusion, discusses how wearables can be used by non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and charities. To read the original article, click here.  A few months ago Profusion undertook an experiment to […]

UNICEF/Jallanzo

The Ethics of Innovation and Devices for Good

Original article posted on Huffington Post Impact on 24 August 2015. To read the original article click here. UNICEF/Jallanzo WRITTEN BY: Blair Palmer, UNICEF Innovation Lab Lead: San Francisco Sibi Lawson-Marriot, UNICEF Humanitarian Policy Specialist What if your design for good is really doing harm? As part of a blog series surrounding […]

(c) UNICEF

Deadline Extended for the Wearables for Good Challenge!

Great news! Due to a surge of late registrations UNICEF, ARM, and frog have extended the Wearables for Good Challenge  to Tuesday, August 11. The Wearables for Good challenge seeks to develop innovative, affordable solutions to make wearables and sensor technology a game-changer for women and children. Anybody with ideas can submit, including students, entrepreneurs, members of the maker […]