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Photo Essay: Learning from Children in the Most Remote Places

Saturday, March 11th, 2017

Uganda Field Journal: Learning from Children in the Most Remote Places


Our shared challenge demanded a leap of imagination — with 263 million children worldwide unable to attend school, can we combine the talents and strength of local communities with technology to make high quality learning accessible for all?

I recently traveled with a contingent from the Avenues Tiger Works R&D team to Uganda, arriving with a doc full of research questions formulated in a months-long collaboration with the people of Project Hello World.

We presented the initial observations and results from this ongoing research at SXSWedu 2017 in Austin. I also put together a photo essay to share the experience. Click the image above (or download a pdf).

Scanadu Scout, a Real-Life Tricorder

Sunday, February 15th, 2015


The Scanadu Scout is an impressive first cut at a real-life Star Trek tricorder. I take a first look at this groundbreaking device over on the Timeless Boulevard blog. Read the post and let me know what you think…