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A prize challenge to clean up oil spills

On July 31, 2010, in Project Management, Renewable Energy Markets, by Joe Nyangon
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A new X Challenge to clean up the oil in the Gulf Region has been announced. The Wendy Schmidt Oil Cleanup X Challenge is a $1.4 Million prize to promote highly efficient methods for cleaning up crude oil on the ocean surface. “The goal of the Wendy Schmidt Oil Cleanup X CHALLENGE is to inspire entrepreneurs, […]

ICTs, climate change & development

On July 30, 2010, in Economic Logic & Value, Project Management, by Joe Nyangon
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An excellent article by Angelica Valeria Ospina, from the Centre for Development Informatics, University of Manchester, titled “e-Resilience: Rethinking the Potential of ICTs towards Climate Change Adaptation.” In the article the author asks, “how can vulnerable contexts that are already facing the burdens of poverty and marginalisation, build resilience?” Certainly, “The rapid diffusion of Information […]

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