Technology

Choosing to miss out

Saying no to some things gives us the opportunity to say yes to the things that mean the most. Face it: you never want to decline a Facebook invitation, even...

From all angles

“If you want to be effective at changing someone’s life, you’ll have to partner.” - Adrian Tirtanadi, Bayview Hunters Point Community Legal Executive Director a...

Retrain the brain

Neurofeedback treatment is helping veterans, recovering addicts and everyone in between find peace from the noise within. On the campus of a homeless shelter...

For all to read

With developing technology, biblical translation is happening faster than ever. Bible translation has always been a complicated and often controversial proce...

Digital parenting

Common Sense Media guides new parents through the ever-evolving world of social media.   When Joy Mikles realized that her 8-year-old son was playing an onli...
Students of Jinglebell School in Faizabad, India, participated in a “Wondercamp,” where students Skype with other classes from around the world and engage in creative activities.

Imagine for good

The Kidnected World online platform features a Wondermeter. When it reaches the top, a social good project—like mime classes in Peru—is chosen by the kids and...

Using Robotics to lend a hand

A French start-up looks to use robotics to improve the lives of those diagnosed with autism.  By Lizeth Beltran - Each year, the number of children diagno...

Just the ticket

Tix4Cause flips empty seats for charity cash. Another weekend, another game day. Though routine in Mary Nemetz’s household, she still hadn’t come to grips...

Encouraging girls to code

Projections say there will be 1.4 million computer specialist job openings by 2020, but currently just .3 percent of high school girls major in computer science...
A volunteer works in front of a portrait of individuals facing homelessness | Photos courtesy of Hack To End Homelessness

Hack to give back

How the Hack To End Homelessness Initiative introduced Seattle techies to the greater community. Commuting to work is uneventful for most people, but for Sea...

Plotting a new course

Teens Exploring Technology works to curb youth involvement in gangs. Oscar Menjivar’s parents knew they needed to leave El Salvador––an epicenter of Central ...

Carry an education

A porter named Benson helped Matthew Clough summit Mt. Kilimanjaro, carrying a heavy rucksack and thus enabling Clough to reach the top. On the climb down, Clou...

Transforming water

A book you won’t put down From a straw filter to household water filtration units, borehole wells, pump repair, water systems and water source fencing, t...

Virtually stocked shelves

Online sales turn a profit for the ARCs. Don’t judge a book by its cover, just scan the ISBN. At one time, large cardboard boxes full of discarded books s...