Is information, readily available anywhere, anytime, the new urban utility? What does this mean for urban planners, public officials and for the builders of cities? What does it mean for the urbanites?
It’s been a few weeks since I attended the Google event How green is the internet? and the speeches by former US Vice-President Al Gore, and Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google, are still a source of inspiration. A theme that many touched upon during the event is the lack of good data, facts and….
How is it possible for anyone to lose their family in our connected world today? Yet, family separation is a reality for millions of refugees caught up in crises that force them from their homes.
I have just returned from Silicon Valley, where I was part of a panel at the Google event How green is the internet?
Refugees United and Ericsson organized a Hack For Good event in Cairo, Egypt, last weekend (31 May- 1 June). This was the first of three hackathon events. A new batch of developers will gather the next following weekends in San Francisco, USA, on 7-8 June, and in Nairobi, Kenya, on 15-16 June.