Tag: appropriate design

Jackie Halliday

Practical Tools for Impact Design – Fusion 360

May 18, 2017

  If you are looking for ways to integrate sustainable design strategies into your product modeling and simulation work,...

Rob Goodier

How to prototype and test your design

October 7, 2016

Inisght into Module Three in the four-step online course, Introduction to Engineering for Global Development Design does not actually begin with...

Rob Goodier

Learn to create inventions that serve those in need at the online “Inclusive Innovation” bootcamp

February 11, 2016

You can improve your design skills and learn to create a product that serves the needs of the world’s disadvantaged...

Frank Bergh

The Roots and Implications of Appropriate Technology

July 23, 2015

The term “appropriate technology” is so over-used as to be almost meaningless. The notion that technology alone can resolve...

Mike Mader

Emerging Markets: Top ICT4D Hardware Challenges

September 24, 2014

About this Webinar: There is widespread agreement that information and communications technologies (ICTs) can improve people’s quality of life,...

Mike Mader

Off-Grid Technology Perspectives: The Case of the Solar Lantern

July 24, 2014

About this Webinar: Solar lanterns are touted as a cost-saving and clean alternative to kerosene lighting by aid agencies...

Khanjan Mehta

The Big Design Questions | Is it more important for technologies to be affordable or durable?

June 17, 2014

In this week’s Big Design Question we’re looking at advantages of “high” and ‘low” technologies, and how the two...

Diana Jue

Good products are designed well, but successful products are designed to sell

June 12, 2014

How a product is distributed matters more than the product itself. That’s something that my colleague Jackie Stenson and...

Khanjan Mehta

The Big Design Questions | Should we make products that are localized or standardized?

April 20, 2014

Welcome to The Big Design Questions, a weekly series that tests and challenges design principles for creating appropriate technology outlined in...

Khanjan Mehta

The Big Design Questions | Should we design for aid or for trade?

March 30, 2014

We have championed a core set of design principles to follow when creating technology solutions to address needs in underserved communities....


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