The Crisis in #HigherEducation – Is the Bubble About to Burst?


Cross-posted from The Amani Institute Blog.

 

If you’ve been reading the news much in America this past year (or talking to me at all), you’ve likely heard about the …
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Risk Management & Ethics in Conflict Mapping


Editor’s note: Dr. Matthew Levinger is a guest author and as such his views do not necessarily reflect the institutional or personal views of TechChange or its staff. His course is not directly associated with TechChange in any …
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#Ambon: Conflict and Containment Through Virtual Networks


The story that follows is the subject of an ongoing investigation by the Indonesian National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM), whose working conclusion is that the riots that occurred on September 11th and 12th, 2011, taking  seven lives and …
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Interview: Adam Papendieck, Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy


Mini Biography

Adam Papendieck has an MPH from Tulane University and a technical background in GIS, Statistics and Information Systems.  He is currently the Sr. Program Manager for Technology at the Payson Center for International Development at Tulane University, …
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After Gaddafi, how can we use ICT4D to support the recovery in Libya?


After 40 years of rule, Colonel Gaddafi is gone.  Reports say he was killed today in a military offensive in Sirte, Libya after a protracted insurgency that was backed by NATO forces.  While there is room …
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What are Sudanese Youth Learning from Online Activism?


The end of September 2011 witnessed scattered renewed protests in Sudan against the hike in prices of food and other basic necessities. There is hope that these “food protests” can be a game changer for Sudan’s citizens if we …
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Interview: An Open Source Approach to Medical Research


Cross-posted from The Stanford Social Innovation Review by Roshan Paul and Alexa Clay

This is the second in a series of interviews where we speak with leading innovators who are appropriating lessons from …
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