Categories: Social Entrepreneurs

Using mobile phones to fight AIDS

Posted by: Jessie Scanlon on October 24

I'm lucky to be up at the Pop!Tech conference, where we heard today about the largest ever project to use mobile devices to fight AIDS in South Africa. It's a...

One Laptop Per Child -- And Soon One $10 DVD Player and One $100 Projector Per Child (or Entrepreneur)?

Posted by: Reena Jana on September 24

You’ve read today's reports on how the One Laptop Per Child project – a.k.a. “the $100 laptop” -- hasn't met sales expectations to date. And you've heard the news that...

RIP Anita Roddick

Posted by: Helen Walters on September 11

Sad news from Europe. Dame Anita Roddick, founder of the iconic chain of stores, The Body Shop, died suddenly yesterday. She hadn't had much to do with the store so...

OLPC summer camp for uber gamers

Posted by: Jessi Hempel on May 22

Teams will face off in a quest to design the coolest pussible open-source games for the One Laptop Per Child platform (the XO).

From Goldman Sachs to Kabul

Posted by: Helen Walters on May 19

How one company's export rug business is changing society

Netsquared Innovation Awards

Posted by: Jessi Hempel on May 17

On May 30, $100,000 will be split among the three projects that best use technology in pursuit of social change. Which ones should win?

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