Augmented Reality education – a new reality

Using Augmenting Reality to make a difference. Augmented reality (AR) isn’t a tool of the future anymore. We’re seeing it implemented in inventive ways – like in Google Earth 2.0, which we wrote about recently. Using Google’s Tango Technology, Google AR allows students to get up close and personal with 3D images of the globe, DNA… Continue reading Augmented Reality education – a new reality

How Technology is Making Humanitarian Aid More Transparent

A New Way to Distribute Aid Earlier this month Start Network, an organization comprised of 42 aid agencies, announced a partnership with a new foreign aid distribution platform, Disberse. Disberse started last year as a platform for donors, governments and NGOs to more effectively track where their funds and resources are being implemented. Through a… Continue reading How Technology is Making Humanitarian Aid More Transparent

Google Earth gets an upgrade

Google Earth just got a very cool upgrade: its new interactive storytelling app, Voyager,  allows users to learn about travel, nature, culture and history, overlaid on a map of the world. You can visit the native tribes of the Amazon one minute and take a tour of the South Pole the next. You can even… Continue reading Google Earth gets an upgrade

Women Tech Entrepreners in MENA

There has been much focus on female representation (or lack thereof) in Silicon Valley recently. Recent harassment cases has brought into focus an industry that is overwhelmingly male and not always an easy work environment for women. In contrast, across the ocean, in the Middle East, women in tech are rising quickly through the ranks.… Continue reading Women Tech Entrepreners in MENA

Zanzu – going beyond traditional sex-ed

In an effort to help asylum seekers holistically adapt to German society,  the German Federal Center for Health Education — in partnership with the Flemish Center for Sexual Health — created a comprehensive and pleasure-based sexuality resource called Zanzu. Made intentionally for migrants, Zanzu extends far beyond traditional sex-ed topics by delving into multiple ways… Continue reading Zanzu – going beyond traditional sex-ed