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From Garbage Dump To School In Guatemala

Vultures circling above, garbage trucks roaring in, our 12-year-old daughter’s eyes were opened. Concerned, she watched as men, women and sometimes children chased each truck into the Guatemala City garbage dump to claim the trash inside. 278 more words

Backpacking

Microsoft is reportedly developing an iPhone chat app called Flow

Microsoft is reportedly developing a new smartphone chat app, set to debut on iPhone, that works as an accompaniment for its Outlook inbox app. According to details discovered on a publicly accessible site, the new app — called Flow — is designed to offer “fast, fluid, natural conversations,” with “no subject lines, salutations, or signatures,” and will apparently allow for quick communication with email contacts outside of your regular email inbox. 182 more words

Social Good

Text, voice and video chat comes to Chrome OS for Viber

After adding video calling to its mobile apps late last year, Viber has come to Chrome OS.

Viber for Chrome OS makes text, voice and video chats available to Chromebook and Chromebox users. 90 more words

Social Good

Hack United and win 1 million Air Miles

United Airlines is offering hackers up to 1 million air miles as a reward for discovering vulnerabilities on its website. White hat hackers who find bugs and duly report them to the company will be rewarded with the air miles, but only the most serious vulnerabilities will attain the maximum 1 million air miles. 58 more words

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”The World Health Assembly (WHA) is the largest health policy meeting in the world and the supreme decision-making body of the World Health Organization. 119 more words

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Global Cause Days Round out the Social Good Village at Cannes

The first Social Good Village launched last week at Cannes with film screenings, interviews and live performances.  Global Cause Days are also a part of the Social Good Village festivities providing a deep dive into five topics: nature and environment, education, women’s empowerment, climate and innovation for good. 178 more words

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Tackling Climate Change: One Student at a Time

This past fall, I found myself in a tiny school in the South Pacific surrounded by thirty giggling elementary school students. I was on a journalistic assignment to the Pacific island nation of Kiribati with my partner, award-winning photojournalist  630 more words

Skype In The Classroom