Tech & Innovation for Good

Stories About Using Technology and Innovation To Make a Difference

Meet the Black Women Behind the New Digital Startups Aimed at Reducing Health Disparities

Only 3% of active physicians are Black women. A wave of new digital platforms is trying to make it easier to find them.
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Reddit Uplifting News: 8 Best Wholesome Subreddits

From news stories about human progress to inspiring personal accomplishments, these uplifting, wholesome, and positive subreddits will make you smile and give you hope for the future.
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9 Best Good News Apps to Keep You Informed & Inspired

While the app store is filled with positive news apps, many haven't been updated in years. Here's a breakdown of the best apps to leave you feeling more hopeful.
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Oregon Is Turning Sewage Into an Endless Supply of Green Energy

Converting poop into heat and electricity offers a tantalizing proposition: more waste equals more clean power.
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In Sweden, Drones are Beating Ambulances to the Scene — and Saving Lives

After two years, the Swedish pilot study shows that 95 percent of the drones arrive safely and quickly. Ambulances can get stuck in traffic jams that drones simply traverse as the crow flies.
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Sharon McMahon's 'Governerds' Raise Millions to Help Others

Sharon McMahon — known as America's government teacher — leads a digital community called 'Governerds.' Together, they have raised millions to help others...
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This Startup Is Ensuring Free Meals For Food-Insecure Families Are Just a Text Away

A tech startup has developed a way to bridge the nutrition gap for families, at least in the short term.
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Why Are Libraries Important? We’ll Give You 5 Reasons

Libraries are at the heart of social and physical American infrastructure. Institutions founded on education, access, and democracy, they are in need of funding and support.
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Best ADHD Resources on the Internet: Podcasts, Blogs, TikToks

Adults with ADHD often find it difficult to find support and camaraderie due to late-in-life diagnoses. We've rounded up some of our favorite resources on the Internet that help neurodivergent folks feel seen, heard, and embraced.
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Advances and Breakthroughs In Mental Health Worth Celebrating

Just a century ago, treatments such as lobotomies and electroconvulsive therapy were not uncommon, but now we have access to more comfortable and safe treatment options.
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