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.
Cyberconflict, the role of networks and communication technology in future warfares.
Open Source Software as Ubuntu or Ushahidi prove Africa’s digital potential. How knowledge sharing alters the continent.
With 60% of Africa’s population working in agriculture, innovations like Esoko’s pricing apps promise to improve conditions of smallholder farmers.
Why most of the arguments against open data are short-sighted.
Since the NSA affair, more and more laymen are showing interest in CryptoParties.
Africa has always been the dark, hopeless or lost continent - today, it is time for a new cliché.
Alternative economic approaches – based on commons – have emerged around the turn of the century. Are we heading towards the “ecommony”?
Very few economists anticipated the financial crisis. A new approach is needed, argues Ingrid Rieser who filmed the movement “rethinking economics”
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.
DDD’s 17th issue treats the various ways how people collaborate – online and offline.
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.
We talk about a decorative solution for home gardening with mushboo-founder Matt Unger.
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.
We talked with Vandana Shiva about her origins, current developments in Indian and global agriculture and the future of farming.
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.
Michael Braungart talks about the reverse character of sustainability and the actual potential of the human footprint. An interview with the founder of C2C.
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.
In spite of progress in the field of undernourishment, a new trend in malnutrition is on the rise globally: obesity.
In areas with high numbers of illiterate information and education is shared via pictures.
Only one development goal will focus on health in the Post-2015 Agenda. The health community debates which is the best one.
How software can make you healthy
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
Carlos A. Monteiro warns of the dangers of ultra-processed foods, noting that our personal and social well-being is at risk.