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Diversity & Ethics

Hand-picked and positive examples on how to make the world a better place

Preservation without borders

A computer-controlled hand is removing barriers for the deaf-blind community. And now a research team from Queensland University has developed an app that promotes...

Attractive representation

In Australia, Indigenous culture is coming into fashion. Canada is driving diversity in business. Now a Toronto-based, women-led startup is offering companies a way...

Fair growth

Creating diverse working environments is important. Increasingly, for People of Color, owning one’s own business is a genuine possibility. Now, the Canadian province of...

Entertaining codetermination

Cookery courses bring variety to our home-cooking. Virtual boot camps help women teach themselves how to code games. Now, with her California-based startup, a...

Trusted styles

New outfits can be created at home. For new hairstyles we visit a barber. But as two Black alumni from the University of Toronto...

Independent spark

A pulsating bed can ensure newborns have the best start to life. Now, a Nigerian startup is using technology to treat babies with jaundice....

Past present

Nowadays you can find almost everything online, including films made by and starring Black people. Now, a woman from Milwaukee is providing further insight...

Cultured learning

Lang may yer lum leek. A common enough expression in Scots, but good luck working out what it means. An Inuk woman from Canada...

Moments in time

A photo triggers memories. Many online maps provide live data; some give information on climate risk areas. Now, a not-for-profit organisation from Canada is...

Tailored attention

Tests for fertility or breast cancer can now be conducted from home. Colorectal cancer screenings not so much. In the USA, only 40-55% of...

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