Technology transforming lives

Digital technology has already transformed how we communicate, how we work, how we buy and sell. But we are only just beginning to scratch the surface of ways technology can be used to transform how we address complex social challenges, from health and education to poverty and climate change. Here are some of the pioneers using digital technology to make a real difference to millions of lives. 

 

The Red Cross/Red Crescent is also facilitating a two-year technology initiative to collaboratively explore, inform and adapt emerging solutions to strengthen the resilience of vulnerable urban communities.

 

A Global Dialogue on Emerging Technology for Emerging Needs , Nominet Trust Digital Technology for Social Change Pioneers
http://tech4resilience.blogspot.com/, http://www.socialtech.org.uk/nominet-trust-100/

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