Charting Change
Charting Change
Charting Change
Charting Change

Technology and Innovation

From disaster, a new digital economy for Haiti

In the wake of the devastating 2010 earthquake, online opportunities are arising that could help resurrect the Caribbean nation

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Tuning into how the brain learns

Researchers in Canada, Israel and India believe music can offer clues about the ability of the brain to transfer learning

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The man revamping Brazil's approach to water quality

How Adalto Bianchini's research is helping the largest country in South America rewrite its rules on one of its most precious resources

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Mexico’s digital money revolution

How the Prospera Digital e-banking program could put money in the hands of Mexico’s low-income families with just a few taps — and transform their lives in the process

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Mapping sexual harassment in Egypt

More than 95 per cent of women in Egypt have experienced sexual harassment at least once, but many citizens there turn a blind eye when it happens. The HarassMap project is aiming to change that attitude at home and abroad, empowering women and changing the attitudes of men in the process.

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Canada's cyber steward on digital espionage, democracy and protecting the Internet

Ron Deibert, the director of Citizen Lab, the University of Toronto's vaunted digital watchdog, explains the importance of the Cyber Stewards Network project, which supports building cybersecurity in places such as Asia, Africa and Latin America

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Getting connected in Myanmar

After years of falling behind the rest of Asia in information and communications technology, Myanmar is quickly catching up

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The right equation for Africa

How the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences is helping shape the continent's future

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Defusing the rumour mill, digitally

The text-messaging technology that's helping quash misinformation and save lives in Kenya

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