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Food, Water and Information: Critical Elements To Disaster Relief

Food, Water and Information: Critical Elements To Disaster Relief

09.17.2014
I believe that the role of technology in disaster response is to connect, inform and ultimately help save lives by giving governments and...
Pushing Women and People of Color Out of Science Before We Go In

Pushing Women and People of Color Out of Science Before We Go In

09.18.2014
I am a senior MIT, a materials engineer, an honors student, and a woman. I also have been told hundreds of times that I don't deserve...
Student Competitors Learn To Foil Cyber Attacks

Student Competitors Learn To Foil Cyber Attacks

09.18.2014
How can we address a dire workforce need if students aren't inclined to prepare themselves for careers that are promising, rewarding and...
Why We Should Empower Homeless People with Technology: Meet James

Why We Should Empower Homeless People with Technology: Meet James

09.14.2014
Over the years several people experiencing homelessness have reached out to me online. Each experience in itself was unique and always...
Lots of Talk About Girls in Tech: Where Are the Results?

Lots of Talk About Girls in Tech: Where Are the Results?

09.17.2014
We've recently seen lots of coverage about the lack of women in tech, from Google's Made with Code initiative that spurred industry giants...
The Limited Edition Female Scientist

The Limited Edition Female Scientist

09.16.2014
These sold-out limited edition Research Institute Legos have probably found their way to bright and high potential girls whose parents...
IX Reasons STEM Needs Title IX: Lessons From Center Court

IX Reasons STEM Needs Title IX: Lessons From Center Court

09.16.2014
In the same way Title IX completely changed the landscape for girls in sports -- it's time for a full-court press on Girls in STEM -- science,...

UN Bringing Child Rights Into the Digital Age

09.15.2014
In 1989 the United Nations passed an important human rights treaty. The Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) was ratified by all...
We Need More Women in Energy and STEM

We Need More Women in Energy and STEM

09.16.2014
Gender and ethnic diversity is fundamental to American competitiveness -- and without it, the U.S. may never see the full-scale clean energy...
5 Must-Have IT Skills For The Future of Work

5 Must-Have IT Skills For The Future of Work

09.14.2014
The fact that data has the power to change our business and personal lives has put data science and analytics at the center of how marketing...
Man Creates Amazing Superhero Prosthetics With 3D Printer For Kids In Need

Man Creates Amazing Superhero Prosthetics With 3D Printer For Kids In Need

Ryan Grenoble  09.10.2014
Prosthetic hands are great. Prosthetic Wolverine claws are even better -- especially when you're designing and building them for children...
Retweet, Favorite, Donate: Charitable Giving On Twitter Might Soon Be A Click Away

Retweet, Favorite, Donate: Charitable Giving On Twitter Might Soon Be A Click Away

Robbie Couch  09. 9.2014
The Twittersphere may soon be getting a little more giving. Twitter announced on its blog Monday that the social media site is testing...
Safe Water Is A Social Right –- How India Is Making This Happen

Safe Water Is A Social Right –- How India Is Making This Happen

09.11.2014
In the near 10 years since we first began working in West Bengal, we've collected a massive amount of data and have more than a few lessons...
Crowdsourcing Human Rights

Crowdsourcing Human Rights

09.11.2014
Whenever someone mentions the internet and social media, generally people think of pictures of cats, selfies, and food. But the Internet...