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Frank Flynn: Does Status Affect How You Help Others?

Researchers find that the perceived status of those in need can be an important factor in determining how we help.<p>You’ve heard the famous proverb, …

Psychology

A MacBook and a few parts from eBay allow hobbyists to take control of an abandoned NASA spacecraft

A MacBook, a flatscreen monitor rescued from a dumpster, a few parts bought on eBay and an abandoned McDonalds as a base may seem a reasonable basis for a hobbyist electronics project of some kind – but taking control of an abandoned NASA spacecraft might feel a little ambitious. Not so, says a …

Mini-review: StayblCam, the poor man’s Steadicam for iPhone, Android & GoPro-style cameras

Getting smooth handheld video as you pan around isn’t easy, and professional Steadicam solutions run to four figures and up – perhaps just a <i>little</i> OTT for an iPhone (though Apple doubtless used them).<p>But the iPhone has a very capable camera, and the StayblCam is a $75 device designed to give you …

Sway | Leaning Electric Three Wheeler

Sway Motorsports have introduced at this week´s CES, a compact all-electric, three wheel vehicle named Sway. The electric trike is targeted at the …

CES

8 Keys To Creating An Emotional Connection Between Products And People

Woodshop’s Sam Swisher and Trevor Shepard outline eight elements that help brands forge that all-important emotional connection.<p>Fifty percent of every buying decision is driven by emotion. Which, for anyone responsible for bringing a product to market, makes a recent Forrester Research survey a …

The 10 Cities That Are Leading The Way In Urban Sustainability

Cities are the laboratories where the most innovative ideas for surviving in the future can be tested. These 10–from New York to Tokyo to Bogota–were just awarded City Climate Leadership Awards for their work.<p>With a few exceptions, national governments aren’t going to make a big dent in climate …

Do you know your CICs from your CIOs?

First published on Wed 14 Aug 2013 06.44 EDT

Five keys to corporate social innovation

The term "innovation" appears at least daily in Guardian Sustainable Business. That's because innovation is the key to addressing the social and environmental challenges we face today. We need innovation to create more affordable health care services. We need innovation to bring nutritious food to …

The Standard’s Politically Incorrect New Ad Campaign

The Standard hotels fancy themselves the kinds of places that encourage the unexpected; the zag, if you will. Hotel staff, however, may not take kindly to guests engaging in the departures from convention on show in the brand’s latest ad campaign.<p>The campaign promoting The Standard’s five locations …

Political Correctness

How a Tony-Nominated Broadway Director Pitch-Perfected His Film Debut

Jason Moore directed the Tony Award-winning “Avenue Q,” and after years of training with TV shows, he’s finally made his way to the big screen with “Pitch Perfect”–a comedy that required all of his particular skills.<p><i>Pitch Perfect</i> isn’t really a musical. It’s close enough, though, that it almost …

Design Thinking for Social Innovation (SSIR)

In an area outside Hyderabad, India, between the suburbs and the countryside, a young woman—we’ll call her Shanti—fetches water daily from the …

“Sip It Up” Facebook App Provides Graphic Warning About Cough Syrup Bingeing

Interactive PSA “Sip It Up” shows a night gone horribly wrong thanks to cough syrup abuse, presented in terrifying first person point of view, starring… you.<p>Today’s moment of thanking God you aren’t a teenager in the year 2012 arrives courtesy of Facebook and the modern parental horror, …

Can Technology End Poverty?

If you believe the hype, technology is going to help us end global poverty. Advances have indeed made a huge difference in the lives of the poor, but there’s also a healthy amount of skepticism out there. Berkeley researcher Kentaro Toyama has a blog dedicated to calling out naïve or inappropriate …

Design for Extreme Affordability Addresses Global Poverty

Over the last decade, 325 Stanford students have participated in Design for Extreme Affordability, a five-month-long course in which the students …

Stanford University

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Rethinking Education: Why Our Education System Is Ripe For Disruption

<i>Our education system is not broken, it has just become obsolete</i><p>When I think of all the tremendous, seemingly impossible feats made possible by entrepreneurs, I am amazed that more has not been done to reinvent our education system. I want all entrepreneurs to take notice that this is a …