Computers and Technology

  • 1,117 reports
  • 1,661 authors
  • 581 publishing organizations


Riding the tiger of technological change

How can support organizations help philanthropy and civil society to accentuate the positive elements of technological developments -- such as introducing new ways to address environmental challenges, and offset the negative ones -- such as enabling organizations to harvest vast amounts of data in order to influence elections? Learn more in this Alliance Special Feature (part of the Alliance + IssueLab Special Collection).

Explore research on the use of information and communications technologies (ICT) produced by social setor organizations. Topics include the social and economic impact of technology and its uses, big data, social media, distance learning, mobile devices, the internet, and more.


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