A three day gathering at Stanford University of global policy-makers, practitioners, and innovators on the use of connection technologies (SMS, mobile, web, etc.) to advance sustainable development solutions in the fields of health, the environment, agriculture, and sustainable economic growth. We will explore existing and proposed technologies adn the opportunities as well as attributes of the innovation culture, and the role of governments and civil society in fostering broader innovation.…See More
YPFP's mission is to foster the next generation of foreign policy leaders by providing members with the knowledge, skills, exposure and relationships to tackle critical global challenges over the course of their careers
I want to learn about new methodologies for using ICT for better governance. Also, meet possible mentors and social media experts in the space.
Why is user need more important than cool tech? Or is it?
Tech is cool. However, depending on what it is being used for, it is either a vehicle for achieving social objectives or simply entertainment. User need, drives innovation within cool tech. Tech has to be cool in order to be useful to the user. One feeds off the other.
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