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Tech For Good Ten | 26.10.2015
A chance for the continent to steer away from carbon-intensive practices of rich countries says Kofi Annan
As climate change triggers more extreme weather, Sønderborg has a plan to keep homes and infrastructure above water
Family system improves sleep therapy for apnea sufferers through comfort, connectivity and encouragement
Spanish architect Nina Gonzalez Vives has designed plastic clouds as a tool for decreasing urban heat and power consumption
Part of a 10-week series exploring the key trends that are defining the future of digital safety and security
Child trafficking around Lake Volta takes a hit thanks to the high-resolution images produced by DigitalGlobe
The goal of the device is “to empower people with autism or families who are struggling with autism with digital devices and solutions”
The tech industry has been sponsoring artist-in-residency programs to tap into artists’ creative thinking skills
Energy sources that will help decarbonize our world Q&A by Professor Lars Josefsson from the Brandenburg University of Technology
A new project led by the University of Leeds aims to deploy an army of maintenance robots to repair potholes and busted street lamps
As climate change triggers more and more extreme weather—and larger storms—Sønderborg is sure to see more of its roads, homes and infrastructure under water. That’s why the city has set some of the most ambitious carbon standards in the world. It wants to be carbon emission neutral by 2029.