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Managing inventory with SMS for a micro-enterprise based in rural Ecuador. Teaching business to students with a game. Helping groups with limited resources organize and meet. Notifications for new deliveries and stock outs of essential medicines at public clinics and hospitals to patients. 

These are just a few of the ideas in the featured problem set for the Peace Corps Innovation Challenge that culminates this weekend at the Random Hacks of Kindness Global Hackathon! Choose a Peace Corps problem statement to champion and sign up to participate now

We dig this. Technology X People impacting global communities.


Swiss cartoonist Patrick Chappatte points out the obvious.  

#Gadgets X #Government



Rupert Murdoch, offering advice to Facebook, via Twitter.

Murdoch’s News Corp (in)famously bought Myspace in 2005 for $580 million and sold it in 2011 to Specific Media for $35 million. During a 2011 annual meeting, he admitted that News Corp managed to “mismanage it in every possible way.”

When Rupert talks, sometimes we listen. This is an interesting perspective on social media.

Lunch x Workshop at #Google today. Gotta learn to earn… #gadgets #global



art: by Lijiang Muzi

Cool gadget art!

S/O to the @techturized team on their launch! #glamour #gadgets #hypepotamus #atlanta #startup

One of our favorites from this past week. Getting it done! #gadgets #greatness


Portable Suitcase Stereo System

The Cherry Wood BoomCase is a self-powered suitcase stereo system that features a vintage design built using only recyclable packing materials. The suitcase works with your iPhone/iPod, phone, computer or any device that has a headphone output and boasts a 40 Watt amplifier, two fabric dome tweeters, two 6.5” woofers and a 10+ hour lithium battery.

One of those cool vintage pieces that we’d have in our clubhouse…

(via travelgadgets)

LifeStraw.  LifeStraw is a personal water filter that enables users to drink water safely from contaminated water sources.  Check it out…

For any of our tech friends who remember writing out circuits by hand, the future has already been here. Check this out… #gadgets