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Hacking for Humanity is a 2-day code-a-thon where developers, designers, scientists, students, entrepreneurs, educators, and mentors work together to build apps that solve social problems. Hacking for Humanity is a 2-day code-a-thon where developers, designers, scientists, students, entrepreneurs, educators, and mentors work together to build apps that solve social problems. We believe that when communities work together, they don’t just do good, they become a force for global change. As…

Actual means for concern in 2019 of what’s happening based on recent scientific data. Yellow is before the industrial revolution, blue is where we can safely live, red is what is starting to affect populations. So what is going on with the Nitrogen cycle? Why is it so off the charts? Nitrogen is a limiting factor in the growth of plants. A limiting factor is the factor that determines how…

Hacking for Humanity - Quantaloop - Qude - Girls in Tech - Woman for Climate Change

Quantaloop Technologies is proud to announce being Platinum sponsors Hacking for Humanity May 4 – 5th, 2019. Hackathon – Scenarios are as follows related to the theme Woman & Climate Change:  1) Given that there are over 2.6Bn gamers in the world, how can we leverage the gaming community to help fight climate change?  2) Demonstrate how we can use technology to help modernize older industries such as forestry, mining,…

Equality and sustainability are two sides of the same story. The global economic system’s “business-as-usual” has had terrible consequences for our environment; as we use more and more of the earth’s resources with little care for what happens next. It has also led to huge inequality. It’s time to reimagine, and create, a different kind of world, with equality and sustainability at its heart. Where both resources and power are…

climate-change

There are short term problems. For example, ocean acidification and coral bleaching. Heat waves, reductions in agricultural production, increase in forest fires due to drier, hotter and more extreme weather conditions. Most of California’s largest wildfires have occurred within the past 30 years. Since the Industrial Revolution, atmospheric CO2 has increased from 280 to 409.36 parts per million (ppm). 409.36 ppm is higher than CO2 has been in millions of…

Convincing Congress to prioritize climate change is the first step toward mitigating climate catastrophes, ending offshore drilling, and supporting the people most affected by climate inaction. We just wanted to clarify something regarding AOC. “Patrick Moore was not a co-founder of Greenpeace. He does not represent Greenpeace. He is a paid lobbyist, not an independent source. His statements about Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the Green New Deal–which is an inspiring…

Woman tech financial trends 2019

Woman in the modern world – Trends 2019 As today marks the beginning of Women’s History Month, it is important to recognize that women are more powerful now than ever. The fact that women are becoming even more influential to not only finance, but the world is something to be acknowledged. In the United States, 49% of women say they work because they are their family’s breadwinner, up from 37%…

verge-conference-2019

Sandra here. I really like this piece by Shana Rappaport, Vice President & Executive Director, of VERGE and in learning about this space, I wanted to create a copy of the content here because there is very important content in this post and from GreenBiz. I couldn’t find the official Verge website but found this cconference link to Verge Conference happening: OCT 22 – 24, 2019 OAKLAND, CA , OAKLAND CONVENTION CENTER at: https://www.greenbiz.com/events/verge-conference/oakland/2019 – The website talks about attending VERGE 19 to: Experience emerging technologies and market-ready products and services Participate in more than 120 sessions…

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VW is powering forward its zero-emission mobility designs. The move follows a raft of electric vehicle commitments from VW last year, which saw the company attempt to move on from the “dieselgate” scandal with plans to invest $39 billion in a drastically expanded fleet of zero-emission models, beef up EV production capacity around the world, introduce new EV sharing schemes and end production of conventional internal combustion engine cars as…

davos 2019 - summary show recap - urgency

This year’s theme was Globalization 4.0, a concept hatched at #Davos to explain the coming age of intelligent and ubiquitous technologies that will connect everyone and everything in ways the previous engines of globalization – steam, electricity and computing – could not. In this new era, smart machines will shape our companies and communities, and advanced technologies will be embedded in every object, and perhaps every person we encounter. It will be…