Tech for Good Ten: Tech's female role models, sex toy re-design and see through HGV's

22nd June 2015 Posted by: Cat Cochrane

Welcome to the Tech For Good Ten, where we share the best 10 links in the Tech For Good world from the past seven days.

We’re aiming to share a wide range of links, meeting the people behind the latest digital innovations, showcasing the greatest tech for good products, looking at the future of social change technology, and exploring the themes and social issues that technology is tackling locally and globally.

Most importantly, we’ll be meeting the people and institutions who are actually using this technology, showing the positive difference it makes in their lives, their communities and the world around them.

We’re also encouraging debate around “What exactly is Tech For Good?” Join the debate in the comments below. We’re here to discuss all things Tech For Good.

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Tech fo Good Ten | 22.06.2015

1 // A pictorial journey of the best female role models in Tech

Kathryn Parsons, Juliana Rotich and Elizabeth Feinler among gamechangers given a nod in this list of women who have changed Tech around the world

2 // Female Czech Designer avoids the cliches of sex toy stereotypes with new Whoop.de.doo range - Sex tech for good takes a practical approach for women with a reshaping of old designs

3 // An example of Tech for Good wearables from the emerging Eco-system in Israel

WellBe's heart rate monitor just just one the Tech for Good innovations from emerging Israeli 'Silicon Valley'


4 // Video article of agile wheelchair design which helps users to climb steep stairs

The Scalevo electric chair can tackle gradients and uneven terrains equally with ease


5 // Video inteview with one of the first receivers of Formula 1 tech-based bionic hands

Born without a right hand, Nicky Ashwell, talks about the feeling of 'liberation' found with her new limb

6 // British acting loveys join with UNICEF to retell Hans Christian Andersen fairtales via app - Roger Moore and Ewan McGregor two of the actors lending their voices to raise money for charity project

7 // Danish design students launch communication device for best use in natual disasters - In the hands of volunteers, Reachi allows damage and assessment reports to be sent to the Red Cross

8 // Video article of research into absorbing solar energy out of natural water to power technology - Columbia University research develops good system for use of the earth's daily 1,000 trillion litres of evaporated H20

9 // 'Transparent' heavy vehicles could make driving a less intimidating experience - Samsung introduce see through HGV's aimed at providing drivers to make better decisions at high speeds

10 // With 40million users worldwide, here's how to ask a homework question with in a 10 minute response - As the world's most used social learning network, Brainly scoops the Europa Conference and Award's Best Educational start up prize


 

 

 

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