Community News and Information - Science & Technology, General/Other
Giving People the Tools to Spot Misinformation Online
Foundation: Knight Foundation

Seattle Times political reporter, Jim Brunner, covers digital "deepfakes" - fabricated videos so realistic they can put words in the mouths of politicians or anyone else that they never said. A...more

Innovation for Social Impact

The potential for technology to solve challenges in new ways, to enable faster scale, and to invite people around the world into the global economy is limitless. With technological innovation and...more

Who Wants to Teach the World to Code—And Why?
Foundation: Microsoft Philanthropies

Statistics released by Microsoft reveal that less than 25 percent of U.S. high schools offer computer science classes and only 2.5 percent of college graduates have degrees in computer science; of...more

Beyond the music, Prince Was a Quiet but Impactful Philanthropist

With the recent death of Prince making the headlines, one would expect to see countless commemorations on his music legacy. However, alongside this, Prince's charitable side began to come to light....more

STEM projects competing for grants

The Ford STEM community is holding a grant contest having 2 winners of $10,000 dollars and 6 winners of $5,000 wow! That's insane there's dozens of students competing for these school grants but only...more

Local school incorporating new weather station in lessons
Foundation: Toshiba America Foundation

Reedy Fork Elementary School received a $650 grant from the Toshiba America Foundation to buy a weather station for the school. The grant, written in the hopes of spurring interest in science, will...more

Oakland schools get $2.1 million in grants for tech-supported personalized learning
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Dell Foundation, Hewlett Foundation

Oakland city schools are the recipients of a large, $2.1 million dollar grant for technology services and improvements to bring personalized learning solutions to the classroom. Starting this fall,...more

Colorado State University Receives Millions for Stem-Cell Research

Colorado State University has been granted a hefty donation worth $42.5 million from Media mogul John Malone and his wife, Leslie Malone. The funds will be used to develop stem-cell research into...more

MIT Scientists Get NIH BRAIN Initiative Grants

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded BRAIN Initiative grants to ix teams and 15 researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). President Obama launched the...more

auDA Foundation Offers Grants To Support Internet Initiatives

The auDA Foundation is now accepting applications for its annual grant program. The program offers grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 to not-for-profit (NFP) organisations, research...more

Social Entrepreneurship

Heartsong Ceremonies for Today’s World

Danu  Fox founded Heartsong Ceremonies when she observed the majority of the population no longer go to any kind of formal celebration or gathering. Fox view ceremonies as observances where magic happens. Heartsong Ceremonies aim for just that.

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