Tag Archives: digital divide

Q&A with Purpose’s Alnoor Ladha at Rio+Social

“Social media is inherently superficial; structural problems are inherently complex.” -Alnoor Ladha, Founder of Purpose and The Rules, a new global movement to address the sources of poverty. Why change The Rules? Most of the structures to date that create rules are post-World War II institutions, they were created for a very different world, for […]

Q&A with Mashable’s Pete Cashmore at Rio+Social

“Increasingly we use social media as a filter, but the biggest thing we have is editorial judgment.” – Pete Cashmore, founder and CEO of¬†Mashable, the online news source on technology, social media and digital culture.¬† Why is greater access to digital technology and information so important for today’s societies? It fundamentally changes things, to have […]