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Grasshopper Farming!

Grasshopper Farming Startup Announces $5 Million in Orders

The Israeli startup, Hargol, is looking to revolutionize the commercial farming of the Grasshopper for food! Their idea is so brilliant that it has already attracted the attention of companies like Whole Foods, Ikea, and Guinness Brewery. Calcalist highlights how Hargol developed a new technology that makes the farming of Grasshoppers so efficient, that it …

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Technology is why Asia has developed

Why technological progress is the secret to Asia’s development

It is common knowledge that technologies play a key role in making economies more productive. The continent of Asia presents us with the perfect case study to prove this. Throughout Asia there are high yielding crop varieties in agriculture, modern machines used in manufacturing, and new information and communication technologies used in services. All of …

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Drones!

High tech humanitarians: Drones come to the World Food Program

The World Food Program is using drones! The organization says that this technology will play a key role in advancing the fight against hunger. The head of WFP’s technology division told CBS News that the use of drones will greatly reduce humanitarian response time and make the delivery of assistance more efficient and cost effective. …

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The Fouth Industrial Revolution!

We need a new Operating System for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is well on its way to becoming our reality! But are we ready for it? Weforum describes in an article how society’s current operating system is in need of an upgrade in order to face the challenges of this new revolution. This new era has the potential to quickly solve some …

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Monero

You can now donate to Unicef by mining cryptocurrency!

Improving the lives of children around the globe just became as easy as browsing the internet! UNICEF has now made it possible to donate to their cause through mining the cryptocurrency Monero. Weforum highlights the story of how the Australian branch of UNICEF has just launched what they call The Hope Page. Basically, when you …

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Global Healthcare Revolution

Global healthcare needs a revolution. This is how technology can help

A major challenge that the Global Healthcare community struggles with is ensuring that every child is properly vaccinated. Studies show that 9 out of 10 children in 73 of the world’s poorest countries are not getting the minimum recommended protection against infectious diseases, including the two biggest killers of children under 5: Pneumonia and Diarrhea. …

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Facial Recognition Technolgoy

India is using facial-recognition to reunite missing children with their families

The country of India has embarked on a remarkable initiative where they are using facial recognition technology in order to reunite missing children with their families. The system can implemented as swiftly as just a few days, and the New Delhi police department has already identified almost 3,000 children in the first 4 days of …

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Outsmarting Epidemics

Outsmarting epidemics

The coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovation is gearing up to fight infectious epidemics that haven’t actually occurred yet. But how could this be done? The method is actually quite simple..develop vaccines to known pathogens before an outbreak, in hopes to shield the world from the devastation that diseases like Ebola and Zika have notably caused. …

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