January 14, 2014

The Big Biogas & ICT4D – Tweet Roundup

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.

The company launched an Indiegogo campaign to help scale up and supply a customer base that it says is growing faster than expected.

On the level of its format, we like this short video for its interesting images and fast pace. The issue it addresses is a tough one – that people don’t always like new things, even when they can benefit from them. And that good technology isn’t as important as the presentation, roll-out and support network you have set up around it.

SciDev.Net makes an interesting point about data protection vs. data sharing.

We tweeted notes and retweeted tweets from the E4C Webinar on WASHTech and how to evaluate the viability of technologies in a given region.

One of the possible unintended consequences of a development tool.

The US National Public Radio program The Takeaway interviewed E4C’s President Noha El-Ghobashy and our friend and collaborator, Heather Fleming, founder of Catapult Design, for a series on standards in engineering.

Our contributing editor, Frank Bergh, advocates renewable energy use.

These two provide a valuable service to charitable investors.

Design grant and contest opportunities

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