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Impact Technology

Margo Wright: How an App Could Help Low-Income College Students Graduate

Significance Labs | Posted 09.22.2014 | Technology
Significance Labs

Over the past two months, my team at Significance Labs has investigated how and why first generation community college students in New York City start to run into trouble. We confirmed that there are a plethora of barriers which prevent first generation students from earning a degree.

Impact Investment and the App Store

Jason Lorimer | Posted 02.20.2013 | Impact
Jason Lorimer

I believe those investing in the durability of communities can learn from the advent of App Stores. The most cost-efficient and effective solutions will rise up where constraints exists and creativity thrives.

Is the iPhone 5 'Smart' for Everyone?

Shivani Siroya | Posted 11.25.2012 | Impact
Shivani Siroya

In the developing world, amongst those making less than $2 a day, mobile technology is also changing lives and interactions.

Entrepreneurs and Innovators Changing Lives

Elizabeth Gore | Posted 11.24.2012 | Impact
Elizabeth Gore

Entrepreneurs, innovators and technologists have skills and ideas that can't be found anywhere else. That's why we need their engagement to help solve global challenges.

Will Our Kids' Tomorrow Be Better Than Today?

Daniel Burrus | Posted 08.28.2012 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Remember that technology is neither good nor evil. It's just a tool. Technology could give you cancer or it could cure your cancer. So don't blame the technology. The real issue is how humans decide to use the technology.