Let us have critical look at the vastly popular apps that monitor the user's everyday life, diet choices and body functions.
Humans in remote areas or sensitive situations often find themselves detached from the flow of information – Freedom Fone is a software to tackle this.
Since the NSA affair, more and more laymen are showing interest in CryptoParties.
Farmers know their needs best, concluded Kenny Ewan of WeFarm and created a global mobile platform for crowdsourcing agricultural information.
Africa has always been the dark, hopeless or lost continent - today, it is time for a new cliché.
"Sillicon Savannah" is the new buzz term of the thriving IT and software "Made in Africa" is used around the globe.
New technologies open up new solutions to long lingering problems. Yet, this promise comes with risks of exclusion. How can big data be used responsibly?
Software that learns from sensors on garbage bins adapts to urban issues and generates solutions the human eye cannot see.
What happens when growth ends? Whether the world is heading for disaster or a golden age is a question of demographics.
What role can science play in progressive change? Uwe Schneidewind argues for a new knowledge production model.
Very few economists anticipated the financial crisis. A new approach is needed, argues Ingrid Rieser who filmed the movement “rethinking economics”
DDD’s 17th issue treats the various ways how people collaborate – online and offline.
Renowned sociologist Saskia Sassen discusses her latest book “Expulsions”
Alternative economic approaches – based on commons – have emerged around the turn of the century. Are we heading towards the “ecommony”?
Why is water running out in Brazil’s cities? Does the Landless Workers' Movement provide a solution to it?
Speculative Design has a lot to offer: for instance for joystick factory workers in China.
Urban gardening: How a citizen-led movement transforms Cairo’s rooftops to greenery.
We talked with Vandana Shiva about her origins, current developments in Indian and global agriculture and the future of farming.
Let's create new money to spend on climate projects.
Hans Herren, holder of the Right Livelihood Award, demands a global change of food production.
Insects are a sustainable source of protein since they eat bio-waste. Entofood aims to produce insects on industrial scale. An interview with its founder.
Michael Braungart talks about the reverse character of sustainability and the actual potential of the human footprint. An interview with the founder of C2C.
We talk about a decorative solution for home gardening with mushboo-founder Matt Unger.
When there's no space for farming, floating gardens are a way out of poverty.
Northern Iraqi society is coping with trauma of the violence. Civil initiatives offer help.
How software can make you healthy
Only one development goal will focus on health in the Post-2015 Agenda. The health community debates which is the best one.
How deaf people help each other producing Solar powered hearing aids
In areas with high numbers of illiterate information and education is shared via pictures.
Carlos A. Monteiro warns of the dangers of ultra-processed foods, noting that our personal and social well-being is at risk.
About education, training and promoting the rights of the handicapped in Cameroon.