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Why Food Waste is an Urgent Global Problem
Food waste doesn't just clog our landfills. It's a major contributor to an environmental problem that, no matter where you live, has lasting implications.
10 Bizarre And Radical Solutions To Global Problems
Our planet is beset with so many challenges. Some problems are beyond our control, while most are of our own doing. Though many solutions have been impleme
How Do We Educate Global Problem Solvers?
In my 25 years as a humane educator -- someone who teaches about pressing global challenges and offers students the tools to become "solutionaries" for a more just and sustainable world -- I had never encountered so much hopelessness in a middle school classroom, not even in the most underserved ...
How E-Waste Is Becoming a Big, Global Problem
According to the EPA, more than 2.5 million tons of electronic waste, or e-waste, is produced each year in the U.S. Derek Markham, a contributing writer for Treehugger.com, discusses the global impacts, and why you should think twice before discarding your old cell phone.
How Big Forests Solve Global Problems
They can help turn around issues like climate change, species extinction and dwindling human cultures.
How to Use Mobile Devices to Solve Global Problems
Larry Irving discusses ideas for using mobile to change the world at the 2012 Social Good Summit.
MacArthur Foundation Will Award $100 Million for Solution to a Global Problem
MacArthur Foundation June 2, 2016 The MacArthur Foundation, known for bestowing “genius” grants on artists, actors and other creative people, introduced a new competition on Thursday that would award $100 million to an organization with the best proposal to solve a global problem The competition, called 100&Change, is open to organizations in any field, anywhere in the world, as long as the proposal identifies a problem…
Tableau Software Commits $100 Million to Help Solve Global Problems
Awarded through the Tableau Foundation, the company's commitment includes a $25 million equity donation to the foundation, as well as software and training aimed at increasing the use of data in tackling some of the world's toughest challenges....
5 ways indigenous knowledge can solve global problems
The traditional knowledge of indigenous peoples could help address environmental problems that plague the entire planet.
Yes, We Can Solve Global Problems: Here are 10 Facts to Prove It
The United Nations released its annual report on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) today, and it delivers a powerful message: When the international community takes action around a shared agenda, progress happens. Launched by world leaders and the UN in 2000, the MDGs provided eight concrete, measurable goals to alleviate poverty and improve lives around […]
How can we create a generation of global problem solvers?
Davos 2016: We know that if we bring people together, they find innovative solutions. If you add technology to the mix, we can multiply their impact and uncover even greater opportunities. Together, we can launch a new generation of global problem solvers armed with the tools and knowledge they need to change the world.
Would Facebook's Phone-Based Content Moderation Solve Its Globalization Problem?
Could Facebook’s move towards shifting its content moderation algorithms from its centralized datacenters out to users’ phones help it transition to a new era of localized content rules that more closely reflect the world’s rich diversity?
New college graduates: How well prepared to be global problem-solvers?
A growing number of colleges and universities have been redesigning their curriculum to prepare students to be problem-solvers for the world. 'We’re exploring not just the solution to an individual problem, but how that problem fits into a larger picture,' says one professor.
How This Company Helps Young Entrepreneurs Solve the Global Problems No One Wants to Tackle
28-year-old founder Ankur Jain's company, Kairos, creates other companies. And those companies have a mission: Identify problems in the world, then solve them.
the answer to the global problem of ballooning technical debt and why SonarSource has a bright...
Have you heard of technical debt? It is what makes the life of a software developer a lot less fun. It is the reason for developers to spend 80%1 of their time reviewing existing code, rather than putting their creativity to work coding new functionalities or entire new software applications. Technical debt is best defined... Read more >
Nearly 10,000 Global Problem Solvers Work to Improve Detection of Lung Cancer, Winning Solutions...
CONTENT: Article This year, nearly 10,000 people around the world harnessed data science principles in a massive effort to improve the detection of lung cancer – the deadliest, and most common cancer. The third annual Data Science Bowl, hosted by Booz Allen Hamilton and Kaggle , challenged data scientists to help medical professionals detect lung cancer earlier, and with better accuracy. A record number of participants…
How Can Businesses Lead To Solve Global Problems
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Why the World Urgently Needs Global Problem Solvers
Harbrinder Kang - March 28, 2016 - 5 Comments Created in 1947, the Doomsday Clock is an internationally recognized concept that conveys the impact of dangerous technologies on our society. Each year, scientists assess these threats and adjust the clock accordingly, moving the minute hand closer or further to midnight. Originally set to seven minutes before midnight, the clock is now closer than it has been in over 20 years; just three minutes from midnight. Why Up until 2007, nuclear war was at…
These new toilets could solve a global problem
More than half the world’s population lacks safe sanitation. Toilets that operate without running water might help.