September 27, 2012
This month we had a notable event, the Social Good Summit in New York. Held during the UN Week, it was brought to us by Mashable, 92nd Street Y, The United Nations Foundation, Ericsson, the United Nations Development Programme and The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The main idea was remarkably close to this blog: how to use technology in innovative ways to solve some of the world’s most complex and pressing issues.
September 13, 2012
No one disputes that the Internet became a powerful media. Once the land of the young and early adopters, it is used now by all generations, and for longer periods of time. Globally, we spend more than 16 hours per month online, with some countries way above the average. US users spend 32 hours connected (2010 data), while in Brazil people spent staggering 69 hours per month (Ibope 2012 data).