Tag: indigenous knowledge

Khanjan Mehta

Leverage Western or Indigenous Knowledge?

April 5, 2014

Technology carries the knowledge, perspectives and lifestyles of the people who helped create it. To improve design, maybe we...

Rob Goodier

How indigenous communities guard their heritage with map-making technologies

September 29, 2013

Residents of the Indonesian community Pandumaan make their living from the surrounding forests by tapping myrrh, an aromatic tree...

Rob Goodier

Capturing indigenous knowledge: Thirteen videos that show the world as a laboratory

March 27, 2013

Thirteen video interviews in a YouTube playlist and a research paper expound the value of indigenous knowledge, the knowledge...

Rob Goodier

Local innovation: A better world by your own design

October 12, 2010

Self-service could be the new thing in international development. It’s already the new way to learn something: There are...


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