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July 27, 2012
contributor: Rob Goodier
Notes from a base-of-the-pyramid design webinar, the best inventions from collegiate design programs, how to break out of the design process mold and other stories… This is our latest roundup of tweets from the international community.
Even with community involvement & community ownership, projects fail b/c we don’t ask enough Q’s at the start – #E4CWebinars
— Engineering 4 Change (@engineer4change) July 24, 2012
We tweeted highlights from our latest E4C Webinar: Design with the base of the pyramid, led by Saul Garlick, CEO of ThinkImpact. A recorded video of the webinar will be available soon on our YouTube channel.
— iana (@iana_aranda) July 21, 2012
Slideshows are some of the best ways to make a long story short, which is why they’re so well suited to the Internet’s short attention span. FastCo.Exist’s eight photos capture the gist of some of the important innovations by college design teams. E4C’s content strategist Iana Aranda tweeted the link.
— Engineering 4 Change (@engineer4change) July 18, 2012
That’s the eye-catching start to Catapult Design’s blog post called “Four ways to break the design process mold.” Catapult’s blog posts are succinct and instructive and they’re often relevant to designers of sustainable and appropriate technologies. We highly recommend the blog.
Fisheries and aquaculture are an important source of protein for low-income countries and need to be improved. http://ow.ly/ci1QL
— iDE (@iDEorg) July 18, 2012
A UN report praises fisheries and aquaculture as solutions to global food insecurity, but it lists a host of problems that are plaguing the enterprises. Some have cultural and political solutions while others may have technological fixes. Our friends at iDE tweeted the link.