Citizens Foundation is a non-profit organization based in Reykjavik, Iceland, developing digital systems that allow citizens to directly participate in their government's decision-making. The organization has worked with local and national governments in over 20 countries across Europe and Australia.

Online voting has existed in the public imagination for decades. Until very recently, it remained suppressed by doubts about its security. Enormous advances made during the past decade in cryptography and blockchain technology have finally put online voting on the

A 2017 World Economic Forum article defined the “crowd economy” as one characterized by a “focus on economic models powered by ‘the crowd’, including but not limited to crowdsourcing and crowdfunding. Examples of companies that fit this model include Kickstarter,

In 1959, Peter Drucker, one of the most influential management theorists of the 20th century, observed that “the new frontiers of this post-modern world are all frontiers of innovation.” Landscape-altering discoveries and inventions, once so infrequently stumbled upon as to

The term “sustainable agriculture” has been in use since the late 1980s, and, although interpretations vary, it is usually understood as the adoption of practices and technologies that improve productivity without harming the environment. However, the level at which countries

It’s nearly two years since the United Nations launched the Global Goals – also known as the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs – a series of ambitious targets to end extreme poverty, inequality and climate change by 2030. Global Goal 7

Blood draws are not pleasant –for anyone. With a roughly 760 inpatient blood draws conducted every minute in the United States alone, these are the most common invasive medical procedure and yet one of the most critical aspects of patient

EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS PIECE IS  CONTRIBUTED BY THE EUROPEAN  YOUTH FORUM. IT WAS PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED BY YO!MAG, THE EUROPEAN YOUTH FORUM’S PLATFORM FOR YOUTH WRITING AND MULTIMEDIA CONTENT. IT IS PART OF A SERIES EXPLORING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDG’S). SEE THE INTRODUCTION TO THE

Mitchell Joachim is an innovator in ecological design, architecture, and urban design, Co-Founder at Terreform One and Associate Professor at New York University. He has won many awards like the AIA New York Urban Design Merit Award, 1st Place International

Ever wondered about the myth of start-ups launched in a garage? The story of Google’s founding proves that it’s not entirely a myth: the story starts in 1994 with the launch of the Digital Library Initiative (DLI) by three US government

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