"Sillicon Savannah" is the new buzz term of the thriving IT and software "Made in Africa" is used around the globe.
Falling rice prices strongly affect the rural poor in Cambodia. Open data and freer information flows help farmers to deal with it.
Cyber Security and Media Hype
Open Source Software as Ubuntu or Ushahidi prove Africa’s digital potential. How knowledge sharing alters the continent.
Cyberconflict, the role of networks and communication technology in future warfares.
Since the NSA affair, more and more laymen are showing interest in CryptoParties.
Why most of the arguments against open data are short-sighted.
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.
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.
Renowned sociologist Saskia Sassen discusses her latest book “Expulsions”
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”
Let's create new money to spend on climate projects.
Michael Braungart talks about the reverse character of sustainability and the actual potential of the human footprint. An interview with the founder of C2C.
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.
We talk about a decorative solution for home gardening with mushboo-founder Matt Unger.
Urban gardening: How a citizen-led movement transforms Cairo’s rooftops to greenery.
When there's no space for farming, floating gardens are a way out of poverty.
We talked with Vandana Shiva about her origins, current developments in Indian and global agriculture and the future of farming.
Carlos A. Monteiro warns of the dangers of ultra-processed foods, noting that our personal and social well-being is at risk.
How deaf people help each other producing Solar powered hearing aids
How software can make you healthy
AIDS is still a taboo topic in Ukraine - football is a way to overcome it.
About education, training and promoting the rights of the handicapped in Cameroon.
Uganda’s tech industry is booming – health apps being one successful part of it, but funding is still challenging.
In areas with high numbers of illiterate information and education is shared via pictures.