Ranked among the "top 10 young power men in Africa" by Forbes Magazine, and as one of the top 15 social entrepreneurs in the world by Echoing Green, Fred Swaniker is leading a quiet revolution in Africa. He is training Africa's future decision-makers, politicians, entrepreneurs, scientists and Nobel Prize winners. This serial entrepreneur has founded 5 organizations that aim collectively to groom 3 million high-impact leaders for Africa over the next 5 decades.
Eric Klinenberg is a professor of sociology and director of the Institute for Public Knowledge at New York University.
With eye-opening statistics, original data, and vivid portraits of people who live alone, renowned sociologist Eric Klinenberg upends conventional wisdom to deliver the definitive take on how the rise of going solo is transforming the American experience.
Eben Upton is a founder and trustee of the Raspberry Pi Foundation, and serves as its Executive Director.
Computer technology teachers have a new teaching tool that has given students the foundation for a mass of invention and innovation.
The Raspberry Pi — a circuit board the size of a credit card — has served as the starting point for computer science students to build an astonishing number of complex devices, learning the basics of programming in the process. And the cost for this incredibly small tech tool? Around $35USD.
The small and economical computer was first developed by faculty members at the University of Cambridge in Britain who had noticed their incoming computer science students were ill-prepared for a high-tech education. They decided to build an inexpensive device that students could learn from.
The Raspberry Pi is an ultra-low cost, credit card-sized computer designed to fill a much-needed technological gap in communities that cannot afford more traditional computing hardware and to provide children around the world the opportunity to learn programming.
Learn more at www.raspberrypi.org