To counteract climate change’s effects, the CCIS working on the local level provides stakeholders with data for adaptation.
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?
Let us have critical look at the vastly popular apps that monitor the user's everyday life, diet choices and body functions.
Open data is not a niche topic for technology enthusiasts.
Humans in remote areas or sensitive situations often find themselves detached from the flow of information – Freedom Fone is a software to tackle this.
Open Source Software as Ubuntu or Ushahidi prove Africa’s digital potential. How knowledge sharing alters the continent.
Since the NSA affair, more and more laymen are showing interest in CryptoParties.
What role can science play in progressive change? Uwe Schneidewind argues for a new knowledge production model.
Alternative economic approaches – based on commons – have emerged around the turn of the century. Are we heading towards the “ecommony”?
Renowned sociologist Saskia Sassen discusses her latest book “Expulsions”
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.
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.
What happens when growth ends? Whether the world is heading for disaster or a golden age is a question of demographics.
Let's create new money to spend on climate projects.
When there's no space for farming, floating gardens are a way out of poverty.
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.
We talked with Vandana Shiva about her origins, current developments in Indian and global agriculture and the future of farming.
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.
Urban gardening: How a citizen-led movement transforms Cairo’s rooftops to greenery.
Hans Herren, holder of the Right Livelihood Award, demands a global change of food production.
In areas with high numbers of illiterate information and education is shared via pictures.
Uganda’s tech industry is booming – health apps being one successful part of it, but funding is still challenging.
About education, training and promoting the rights of the handicapped in Cameroon.
How deaf people help each other producing Solar powered hearing aids
In spite of progress in the field of undernourishment, a new trend in malnutrition is on the rise globally: obesity.
Carlos A. Monteiro warns of the dangers of ultra-processed foods, noting that our personal and social well-being is at risk.
AIDS is still a taboo topic in Ukraine - football is a way to overcome it.