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Charitable Giving Is Stagnant - So We Built a Blockchain Platform to Restore Trust in Charities

Raphael Mazet | Posted 01.06.2017 | UK Tech
Raphael Mazet

At its core, blockchain technology is a way to enforce trust and transparency amongst people transacting with each other. I was intrigued by the increasing use of Bitcoin for donations, for example, and by the creation of very serious all-blockchain NGOs dedicated to empowering the unbanked in some of the poorest regions of the world.

Children and Tech: We're Making a Mess of It

Geraldine Bedell | Posted 21.12.2014 | UK Tech
Geraldine Bedell

British children are among the least confident and creative online of any in Europe. They are also the most monitored and restricted, according to the prestigious EU KIds Online project*. The implications are alarming: personally hampering and potentially economically disastrous.

Helping Women from Low Income Backgrounds to Gain Digital Skills

Sinead Mac Manus | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Tech
Sinead Mac Manus

When I first met Silvana Gambini, who is in her fifties and worked as a careers adviser for 12 years, she had never considered using the internet to earn an income. Like many unemployed women, she used the web to look for work and stay in contact with friends and family through email and Facebook.

Comic Relief and Sidekick Studios Create New Innovation Lab

Nick Marsh | Posted 12.01.2013 | UK Tech
Nick Marsh

Comic Relief's success lies in its canny combination of entertainment and fundraising. Great entertainment from upcoming or much loved personalities has proved itself a potent counterpoint to the emotional, heart-tugging films about the issues.

Techonology Can Improve Youth Unemployment

Annika Small | Posted 19.08.2012 | UK Tech
Annika Small

There's no doubt that policy makers, youth workers, and other professionals in this space have worked tirelessly to offer solutions to youth unemployment. However, in reviewing the outcomes of these efforts, from the Work Programme to apprenticeships, it's clear that these initiatives are not going far enough to change the fortunes of Britain's younger generation.

The Digital Era Heralds a New Dawn for Charities

Dan Sutch | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Dan Sutch

Why should the internet and social media matter for charities? Giving to a charity or getting support from one has been going on for hundreds of years. However, there are some distinct opportunities for third sector organisations to get online and further their work towards their charitable objectives.

£250k Challenge for Digital Entrepreneurs Over 55

Dan Sutch | Posted 28.12.2011 | UK Tech
Dan Sutch

There are about 9.7 million people, 16% of the entire UK population, aged 65 and over. This figure is set to rise by 2033 to about 16.4 million people...