Can Silicon Valley Save the World?
More often than not, the proofs of concept, prototypes, and pilot programs that make for splashy news articles and compelling TED talks are not the ones that have a clear and lasting impact.
The attached article is a longer piece, but definitely worth the read. The authors provide a sobering reminder of the realities of tech and its place in solving the problems of poverty.
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Link leads to: http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2013/06/24/can_silicon_valley_save_the_world?page=fullPreview