mobile for good

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How can we use mobile technology for good?

for the arts / museums?
for those in need?
for education?
for health?
for a better society?

This presentation is a first step in exploring the many opportunities available to us. Be sure to visit the many links, to see some of the great examples people are currently experimenting with.

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  1. 1. mobile for good
  2. 2. when you and i think of mobile, we think of....
  3. 3. texting. messaging. twitter. angry birds. . non-stop facebooking. checking in. sharing.
  4. 4. but for the majority of the world, mobile, means...
  5. 5. less of this,
  6. 6. and more...
  7. 7. connectivity
  8. 8. giving individuals everywhere the power to connect.
  9. 9. we connect to learn about the world. share news & information. create a livelihood.
  10. 10. decentralizing information from a select few, and distributing it to the masses.
  11. 11. today we’ll look at mobile for good
  12. 12. today we’ll look at mobile for good for the arts / museums. for those in need. for education. for health. for society.
  13. 13. to do this we’ll view a few good examples from each area. then begin to explore our own opportunities in each area.
  14. 14. mobile for the arts / museums
  15. 15. mobile for the arts / museums ... american museum of natural history apps
  16. 16. mobile for the arts / museums . museum of modern art / ny
  17. 17. mobile for the arts / museums . bravo gustavo
  18. 18. mobile for eduction
  19. 19. mobile for education . one laptop per child
  20. 20. education one laptop per child
  21. 21. education one laptop per child
  22. 22. mobile for education open source university: MIT, Stanford, harvard, yale, TEDtalks
  23. 23. mobile for education open source university: MIT, Stanford, harvard, yale, TEDtalks
  24. 24. mobile for education . MIT Mobile
  25. 25. mobile for those in need
  26. 26. mobile for those in need disaster relief
  27. 27. rebuilding Haiti crowd sourced surveying, damage assessment, and data collection
  28. 28. rebuilding Haiti augmented reality for urban planning
  29. 29. rebuilding Haiti data visualization applications
  30. 30. rebuilding Haiti decentralized power generation and smart grids
  31. 31. rebuilding Haiti decentralized power generation and smart grids
  32. 32. rebuilding haiti . via frog / design mind article
  33. 33. mobile for those in need chris anderson in pakistan; the 2009 iran revolution
  34. 34. mobile for those in need extreme poverty
  35. 35. Mohammed Yunus Founder of the Grameen Bank, Winner of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize
  36. 36. Iqbal Quadar Founder of the Grameen Phone
  37. 37. mobile for those in need decentralizing the hold on information, education, and power
  38. 38. mobile for those in need provide basic connections that enable one to avoid laboring manual activities
  39. 39. mobile for those in need provide easy starup business’ for women, 115,000 entrepreneurs in 2005
  40. 40. mobile for those in need other areas?
  41. 41. mobile for those in need access to clean water (charity water),
  42. 42. mobile for those in need More than 1 billion people lack access to safe drinking water worldwide. Dirty drinking water causes roughly 200 deaths per hour of children below age 5, and stunts development...
  43. 43. mobile for those in need stop human trafficking, (iEmpathize)
  44. 44. mobile for those in need More than 27 million are in modern day slavery (forced labor or sexual exploitation). More so than at in any point in history.
  45. 45. mobile for the environment
  46. 46. mobile for the environment . the good guide
  47. 47. mobile for the environment . duzer down
  48. 48. mobile for the environment . monterry bay aquarium
  49. 49. mobile for health
  50. 50. mobile for health . yes i am precious
  51. 51. mobile for society
  52. 52. mobile for society . congress app
  53. 53. mobile for society .... nyc bigapps
  54. 54. mobile for society . every block
  55. 55. mobile for society . spotcrime
  56. 56. mobile for society . neighborgoods
  57. 57. so...
  58. 58. we’re not apple, the gates foundation, or a non-profit tech startup, so what can we do?
  59. 59. our unique opportunity
  60. 60. our unique opportunity we can partner with non profits as their tech specialist to help them.
  61. 61. our unique opportunity the person in the non profit is often so passionate and deep in the day to day, that is hard for them to prioritize communication and clearly articulate their voice to others.

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