Mine Kafon | Callum Cooper by Focus Forward Films. THE MINE KAFON is a Semifinalist in the $200,000 FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition and is in the running to become the $100,000 Grand Prize Winner. It could also be named an Audience Favorite if it's among the ten that receives the most votes. If you love it, vote for it. Click on the VOTE button in the top right corner of the video player. Note that voting may not be available on all mobile platforms, and browser cookies must be enabled…

Mine Kafon by Callum Cooper and Focus Forward Films. A short documentary portrait on designer Massoud Hassani, who has created a low-cost wind-powered mine detonator with the appearance of a giant, spiky-armed tumbleweed.

Solar-powered kiosks in Africa offer groceries, light and electricity

The German-designed SOLARKIOSK aims to be a vital source of electricity and resources for those living in off-grid communities.

One Laptop per Child

Planting Seeds for the Next Steve Jobs! OLPC's XO Laptop and the Raspberry Pi are making positive impact on children from underdeveloped countries by making computer technology more accessible.

Ushahidi

Ushahidi, they map reports and areas during disasters to allow agencies to get people the help they need.

Google enable email by SMS in Africa

Google Launches Gmail SMS, Starting With Africa

Gmail users in Africa can now send and receive emails by text message! Click through to read more about

Mobile phone data is the oil of the digital age

Mobile phone data: the oil of the digital age

When it comes to real-time data on the behavior of emerging markets, mobile phones might offer the best glimpse into this unpredictable and rapidly changing demographic, says Eric Tyler

This report analyzes the growth and evolution of applications for mobile phones, focusing on their use in agriculture, health and financial services, as well as their impact on employment and government.

The World Bank study: of global population has mobile phone

Uruguay managed it. All public schools have Internet access, available through a WiFi connection, and each student has a notebook computer.

Uruguay managed it. All public schools have Internet access, available through a WiFi connection, and each student has a notebook computer.


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