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What Your “Algorithmic Citizenship” Says About Your Web Habits

Forget passport stamps, browser plugin Citizen-Ex determines your online nationality to show how the internet really works.

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Despite all the time we spend online, many—if not most—of us are woefully underinformed when it comes to the internet’s basic structure. What, for example, do we mean when we say we’re “visiting” a website? Can browsing the internet cause us to cross physical international boundaries, simply by clicking our way from site to site? How does our nationality affect the way we experience cyberspace, and, in turn, the way cyberspace regards us as users?

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A few years ago, a United Nations study quantified an astounding truth – a truth so dramatic it deserved space on the front page of papers around the world, and with implications so stunning it demanded that we re-consider the way we are combating extreme poverty.

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Jessica Lutz is a 24-year-old barista from the DC area, with plans to become a nurse. She’s also an Olympic athlete.

She’s what you call a Renaissance woman.

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We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.

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The Demand For Transparent Production is on the Rise

Today, we’re more savvy and thoughtful in our purchasing decisions – as we should be. By requiring manufacturers to reveal their production process, we can help change lives.

Today, we’re more savvy and thoughtful in our purchasing decisions – as we should be. By requiring manufacturers to reveal their production process, we can help change lives.

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Meet The GOOD Pioneers of Health Challenge Winners

Back in September, we launched our Pioneers of Health Challenge to find five of the most creative and innovative leaders in health work from across the African continent.

Back in September, we launched our Pioneers of Health Challenge to find five of the most creative and innovative leaders in health work from across the African continent. We were looking for people and groups who were thinking of radical solutions in Maternal & Child Health, HIV/AIDS & Reproductive Health, and TB& Malaria that could benefit people everywhere. The response from the GOOD community was incredible. We received more than 30 applications from 10 countries in Africa.

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