- Fellow 2011 Social Innovation Fellows
- Fellow PopTech 2011
There’s always something brewing in the PopTech community. From the world-changing people, projects and ideas in our network, a handful of this week’s highlights follows.
We admit it: we kind of have hashtag fever. While the initial novelty of Twitter is wearing off (and as it has increasingly become a place for spambots and psychotrons), it’s interesting to see how the tool usage is morphing and how it still very much has the power to do what all social media claims to do: bring people together.
A couple of weeks ago, we wrote about the pro…
Michael Murphy, Founding Partner and Executive Director of MASS Design Group is an architect who explores questions with an anthropologist’s sensitivity to cultural context.Read more »
Social Innovation Fellow Michael Murphy is looking at ways design can help address social issues. His company MASS Design takes a holistic approach to building environments that are innovative, involve local investments and are well-designed.
As an example, Murphy discussed a recent hospital project in northern Rwanda. Knowing that many hospitals …
PopTech is proud to announce the Social Innovation Fellows Class of 2011!
This year’s Fellows are spearheading a compelling set of solutions to global challenges. They are reconnecting refugee families, helping people become “makers” of their own technology, improving local food production and distribution, and getting to the heart of measuring …