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"Technology with a Purpose" - Eduardo Jezierski speaks at Ignite Health Foo 2012


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InSTEDD's Chief Technology Officer, Eduardo Jezierski, speaks at the 2012 Ignite Health Foo event. Ignite is a geek event in over 100 cities worldwide. At the events Ignite presenters share their personal and professional passions, using 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds for a total of just five minutes.

The event was put on by O'Reilly Media, in order to help spread the knowledge of technology innovators around the world.

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"Technology with a Purpose" - Eduardo Jezierski speaks at Ignite Health Foo 2012

  1. 1. Your “why”matters
  2. 2. Birth complicationdata collectiondeviceTombodu (SierraLeone)
  3. 3. Appropriate Design is Contextual
  4. 4. InSTEDD iLab, Phnom Penh
  5. 5. InSTEDD Innovation Labs “Surprise plus memory equals learning” Stewart Brand The Clock of the Long Now “Culture eats strategy’s lunch every day” Common phrase at InSTEDD iLab
  6. 6. Localdevelopers helpbuild &implement anationwidemalariaeliminationproject inweeks, including telcobusinessnegotiations.
  7. 7. As StormKetsana struckThailand, health workers usingInSTEDDGeoChatalerted eachother offloods, how toavoid injuriesand rescuingvillagers
  8. 8. A leptospirosisoutbreak getsdetected, discussed, andinvestigated inhalf the timethe officialreports wouldallow.It is containedearly.
  9. 9. Self-Governance –Health as commons asset? theory of “What is missing is [..] a collective action whereby a group of principals can organize themselves voluntarily to retain the residuals of their own efforts” E. Ostrom “Governing the Commons”
  10. 10. Data as an extractiveindustry –Who are datacollection toolsbenefiting the most?
  11. 11. ThomsonReuters amobileinformationsystem „4636‟in Haiti after theearthquake.The systemintegratedmultiple toolsandorganizations inone informationflow
  12. 12. “Information is a vital form of aidin itself…Disaster-affected people needinformation as much aswater, food, medicine, or shelter.Information can save lives, livelihoodsand resources. ”- World Disaster Report
  13. 13. BarCamp Yangon(Burma/Myanmar) 2010 and2011Largest in the history ofhumanity, 3000+ attendeeseach.
  14. 14. “Everybody is partying likeit‟s 1984” – Ray Ozzie
  15. 15. With the purpose of inspiring different ways of looking at our Earth, welaunch high-altitude balloons with children, so they take their ownpictures of the curvature of the earth from ‘space’.
  16. 16. Across theworld, peoplewant a betterlife for theirchildren thanthey hadthemselves
  17. 17. It can takemanygenerations tofigure out howto runourselves andthis planet
  18. 18. Seize theopportunity todo your bit