All Backchannels Entries Tagged 'innovation'
Reflections / Prince K. GumaMobile technology production and development, mobile-based infrastructural engagements, and mobile money markets are increasingly becoming key signifiers for African cities' identity.
/ Federico VasenIn the days leading up to Christmas, young researchers and postgraduate students occupied for four days the building of the Ministry of Science and Technology in Buenos Aires demanding more permanent positions for Research and Development in the country
Reflections / Scott Smith and Georgina VossPreachings from the pulpit of populism promise to summon up a world that existed from the end of World War II until the tech boom of the 1980s.
Reflections / Jonathan CoopersmithIn office Obama was fundamentally an optimist about the potential of science and technology to improve society and safely expand the economy.
Projects / Gabriela Bortz and Hernan ThomasWhat is the role of Science and Technology studies and STS scholars in promoting, advocating, and building pathways towards inclusive and sustainable development?
Reflections / Shobita ParthasarathyIt’s time to consider a more nuanced approach to patents in biotech, one that disentangles innovation and the public interest from profits.