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The American Geographical Society Selected to Lead Global Conversation on the Ethical Dimensions of New Geospatial Data and Technologies

The American Geographical Society (AGS) has been awarded a grant by Omidyar Network to launch a world-wide conversation on the ethics of geospatial technologies.

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How Omidyar Network Aims to Reimagine Capitalism

Mike Kubzansky shares insights about our refreshed strategy in a recent interview with The Business of Giving.

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Creating Good Digital Identities in Africa

June 21, 2019

Omidyar Network’s Thea Anderson speaks with CNBC Africa about the need for and pathway to Good ID.

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Omidyar Network’s Magdi Amin on Creating Good Digital IDs to Drive Africa’s Growth

June 19, 2019

Omidyar Network’s Magdi Amin speaks with CNBC Africa about the need for and pathway to Good ID.

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WeRobotics Launches $235,000 Challenge to Solve Social Issues through Drone Data

June 19, 2019

WeRobotics, an organization focused on accelerating the positive impact of robotics solutions through local expertise, today launched the Unusual Solvers Competition to advance the “drones for good” movement globally.

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Mike Kubzansky Shares Insights with The Business of Giving

June 18, 2019

Mike Kubzansky shares insights about our refreshed strategy and Beneficial Tech work in a recent interview with The Business of Giving.    Listen here.

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Rethinking How and Why We Make Technology

June 10, 2019

Doteveryone founder Martha Lane Fox says that tech needs to be more focused on improving lives and saving the planet.

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Congress Must Go Further to Rein In Big Tech

June 7, 2019

Can antitrust alone address the full scope of problems with dominant tech platforms? Anamitra Deb and Gus Rossi explore recommendations for a diverse set of solutions to set guardrails for tech platforms.

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Distributed Ledger Technology and Digital Identity: Prospects and Pitfalls Ahead

In an interview with Better Than Cash Alliance, Omidyar Network’s Thea Anderson shares how decentralized ledger technology can support Good ID. Her interview is included in a six-part series on blockchain for financial services. 

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In an Era of Tech Regret, Donors Want to Give Computer Science a Conscience

May 29, 2019

Inside Philanthropy highlights our work to inspire a new generation of technologists through the Responsible Computer Science Challenge, which turns its attention to computer science undergraduate education.

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The GM Score: $25 Billion for Stockholders vs. $0 for UAW Members

September 18, 2019

Fifty thousand General Motors employees bravely used their power to go on strike this week. Omidyar Network stands in solidarity with these UAW members as we believe working men and women should have a fair share of our nation’s economic success.

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Why We Invested: Zebras Unite

September 6, 2019

As Big Tech faces increasing customer distrust, regulatory attention, and worker activism, a community of consciously scaling founders is emerging that define themselves against the dominant players. At Omidyar Network, we believe that we need to change the culture and norms that define the tech industry today.

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Increasing the Transparency and Accountability of ID Systems Through Continuous Public Engagement: Why We Invested in IDEO.org Nairobi

September 4, 2019

Learn why we’ve chosen to invest in IDEO.org Nairobi to help answer the question – what does good public engagement look like in the design, management, and governance of an ID system?

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