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blueEnergy: Focused on Sustainable Development

February 8th, 2008 |
blueEnergy: Focused on Sustainable Development

San Francisco-based blueEnergy provides sustainable energy services to isolated communities in Nicaragua. Mathias Craig, executive director and chairman of the board of the nonprofit corporation, was on-hand last year to receive the prestigious Accenture Economic Development Award at the Tech ...
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MathTrax: Bringing Abstract Math Concepts to the Visually Impaired

December 11th, 2007 |
MathTrax: Bringing Abstract Math Concepts to the Visually Impaired

At this year’s Tech Museum Awards, presented by Applied Materials at The Tech, NASA’s MathTrax team was one of five carefully selected 2007 Microsoft Education Award Laureates. The team, including Robert Shelton, Terry Hodgson and Stephanie Smith, designed tecnology to ...
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OER Commons: Free Online Educational Materials

December 4th, 2007 |
OER Commons: Free Online Educational Materials

At this year’s Tech Museum Awards, presented by Applied Materials, the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education was among the Microsoft Education Award Laureates. The Institute founded the OER Commons with the goal of sifting through mountains ...
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Broadcasting Education and Culture in Brazil

November 30th, 2007 |
Broadcasting Education and Culture in Brazil

Brazillian educational broadcasting organization Canal Futura was one of the Microsoft Education Awards Laureates at this year’s Tech Museum Awards, presented by Applied Materials, Inc. Canal Futura uses technology to augment Brazil’s education system, which faces challenges like poverty as ...
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TakingITGlobal: Adding Social Change to the Curriculum

November 26th, 2007 |
TakingITGlobal: Adding Social Change to the Curriculum

This year’s recipient of the Microsoft Education Award at The Tech Awards went to TakingITGlobal, an online community that connects youth to find inspiration, access information, get involved, and take action in their local and global communities. With hundreds of ...
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The Guatemala Cookstove Project: Fighting Disease and Improving Living Conditions

November 20th, 2007 |
The Guatemala Cookstove Project: Fighting Disease and Improving Living Conditions

In many countries in the developing world, cooking is a role assigned to women who tend open fires, sometimes inside their homes. In Guatemala, the respiratory illnesses, eye infections and severe burns that come from this reality seemed eminently avoidable ...
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Improved Diagnostics For Infectious Disease in the Developing World

November 19th, 2007 |
Improved Diagnostics For Infectious Disease in the Developing World

Fighting infectious diseases like Chlamydia, hepatitis B and Trachoma in developing countries is complicated because so many diseases go undetected. Diagnostic efforts are slow and expensive, and require specialialized facilities and skilled technicians. The disease may be preventable or treatable, ...
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Solar Powered Lamps and Water Filtration Equals Sustainable Business In Nepal

November 14th, 2007 |
Solar Powered Lamps and Water Filtration Equals Sustainable Business In Nepal

San Jose, Calif- Nora McDevitt sat down with the 2007 Accenture Economic Development Laureate for the Tech Museum Awards, Anil Chitraker from Nepal. Anil Chitraker is with the Environmental Camps for Conservation Awareness which harnessed Nepal’s 300 annual days ...
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Intel Chairman Craig Barrett, at the 2007 Tech Museum Awards

November 9th, 2007 |
Intel Chairman Craig Barrett, at the 2007 Tech Museum Awards

San Jose, Calif. – At the 2007 Tech Museum Awards, Fred Davis interviewed Craig Barrett, chairman of Intel and presenter for the Intel Environmental Award.

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Father Paul Locatelli at the 2007 Tech Museum Awards

November 9th, 2007 |
Father Paul Locatelli at the 2007 Tech Museum Awards

San Jose, Calif. – At the 2007 Tech Museum Awards, Fred Davis interviewed Father Paul Locatelli, Equality Ambassador and presenter for Santa Clara University.

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Applied Materials Chairman Jim Morgan at the 2007 Tech Museum Awards

November 9th, 2007 |
Applied Materials Chairman Jim Morgan at the 2007 Tech Museum Awards

San Jose, Calif. – At the 2007 Tech Museum Awards, Fred Davis interviewed Jim Morgan, chairman of the board Applied Materials.

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Tech Museum President Peter Friess at the 2007 Tech Awards

November 9th, 2007 |
Tech Museum President Peter Friess at the 2007 Tech Awards

San Jose, Calif. – At the 2007 Tech Museum Awards, which showcase the power and promise of technology to improve the human condition, Fred Davis spoke with Peter Friess, president of the Tech Musuem about this year’s laureates and the ...
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Applied Materials CEO Mike Splinter at the 2007 Tech Awards

November 9th, 2007 |
Applied Materials CEO Mike Splinter at the 2007 Tech Awards

San Jose, Calif. – At the 2007 Tech Musuem Awards, Fred Davis spoke with Mike Splinter, president and CEO of Applied Materials and presenting sponsor for the Tech Awards.

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Tech Museum Awards: Proctor & Gamble’s PUR

November 2nd, 2007 |
Tech Museum Awards: Proctor & Gamble’s PUR

PUR Purifier of Water is an in-home system delivered to families in developing countries. This technology was developed by Proctor and Gamble and is one of the laureates being honored this year at the Tech Museum Awards.

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