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June 1, 2014
Mobile Data-Gathering Apps – Tweet Roundup
contributor: Rob Goodier
We present our twice-monthly snapshot of interesting tweets in the technology for global development space. For up-to-the-minute updates from E4C on Twitter, please follow us at @Engineer4Change.
Patents for Humanity is really a wonderful idea and I feel like it hasn’t received enough press. Here: http://www.uspto.gov/patents/init_events/patents_for_humanity.jsp?utm_source=Lab+Insider+Digest%2C+Vol+1+Issue+2&utm_campaign=Lab+Insider+Digest&utm_medium=email …
— Jordan Schermerhorn (@jordanschermer) May 31, 2014
Our contributing editor Jordan Schermerhorn is spreading the word about Patents for Humanity.
— Engineering 4 Change (@engineer4change) June 2, 2014
Mobile data gathering has gained a lot of importance in development and now creating apps to do it can be easy with this new platform.
— iana (@iana_aranda) May 28, 2014
Our programs manager Iana Aranda tweeted this highlight from our recent webinar on how to test agricultural device prototypes in India.
$1.3 million from Indiegogo!?! #SOLARFREAKINROADWAYS, indeed via @BrettSchnaper https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/solar-roadways …
— Engineering 4 Change (@engineer4change) May 27, 2014
This is a little off our usual beat of tech for developing countries but solar roadways anywhere in the world could represent the best of engineering for positive change. If done well, of course.
— Engineering 4 Change (@engineer4change) May 24, 2014
This is one of the more provocative questions from our series of Big Design Questions that challenges the things we think we know about appropriate tech design.
— Engineering 4 Change (@engineer4change) May 21, 2014
Our contributing editor Frank Bergh reported on the talks and insights offered at #HumTech2014.
— D-Rev (@d_rev_org) May 19, 2014
The second issue of DEMAND has some gems in it.