Humans in remote areas or sensitive situations often find themselves detached from the flow of information – Freedom Fone is a software to tackle this.
Why most of the arguments against open data are short-sighted.
Africa has always been the dark, hopeless or lost continent - today, it is time for a new cliché.
Business innovations in the Kenyan agricultural sector can drive people out of poverty.
Let us have critical look at the vastly popular apps that monitor the user's everyday life, diet choices and body functions.
Farmers know their needs best, concluded Kenny Ewan of WeFarm and created a global mobile platform for crowdsourcing agricultural information.
Open Source Software as Ubuntu or Ushahidi prove Africa’s digital potential. How knowledge sharing alters the continent.
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.
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.
Why is water running out in Brazil’s cities? Does the Landless Workers' Movement provide a solution to it?
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”?
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.
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.
Urban gardening: How a citizen-led movement transforms Cairo’s rooftops to greenery.
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.
Let's create new money to spend on climate projects.
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.
How software can make you healthy
In areas with high numbers of illiterate information and education is shared via pictures.
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.
How deaf people help each other producing Solar powered hearing aids