From the Arab Spring to Wikipedia: The use of new technologies is having a game-changing impact on collective action. Can we organise without organisations?
Why most of the arguments against open data are short-sighted.
Let us have critical look at the vastly popular apps that monitor the user's everyday life, diet choices and body functions.
Cyber Security and Media Hype
Humans in remote areas or sensitive situations often find themselves detached from the flow of information – Freedom Fone is a software to tackle this.
"Sillicon Savannah" is the new buzz term of the thriving IT and software "Made in Africa" is used around the globe.
How Ethiopians acces the internet through they are not connected.
Business innovations in the Kenyan agricultural sector can drive people out of poverty.
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.
What role can science play in progressive change? Uwe Schneidewind argues for a new knowledge production model.
What happens when growth ends? Whether the world is heading for disaster or a golden age is a question of demographics.
DDD’s 17th issue treats the various ways how people collaborate – online and offline.
Very few economists anticipated the financial crisis. A new approach is needed, argues Ingrid Rieser who filmed the movement “rethinking economics”
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”?
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.
When there's no space for farming, floating gardens are a way out of poverty.
Urban gardening: How a citizen-led movement transforms Cairo’s rooftops to greenery.
We talk about a decorative solution for home gardening with mushboo-founder Matt Unger.
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 talked with Vandana Shiva about her origins, current developments in Indian and global agriculture and the future of farming.
In areas with high numbers of illiterate information and education is shared via pictures.
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.
Uganda’s tech industry is booming – health apps being one successful part of it, but funding is still challenging.
Only one development goal will focus on health in the Post-2015 Agenda. The health community debates which is the best one.
About education, training and promoting the rights of the handicapped in Cameroon.