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Technology for good: Find your billion

26 August 2016

Connections.

Find Your Billion is a series of free workshops getting young people involved in cutting-edge technologies to help others. Margaux Giles who has attended one of these workshops is the co-founder of Disaster Mesh – an air-deployable, wireless mesh network to disaster zones.

Listen to the radio recording online

See also: Further information about Disaster Mesh

Indicators of progression for discussion starters:

Component Indicator Level
Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to identify examples where technology has changed people’s sensory perception and/ or physical abilities and discuss the potential short and long term impacts of these 4
Characteristics of technological outcomes Use this and other examples to discuss future scenarios where technology plays out different roles and justify projected impacts. 8

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Keywords: startups, characteristics of technology, characteristics of technological outcomes

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