Tech for the Common Good Month 2021
In May 2021, Technical.ly is focusing extra reporting on community-minded tech development, digital access issues, the ethics of advanced technology and the like.
In our reporting this month, expect check-ins on early-pandemic open data projects (especially those featured in Healthcare Technologies Month of April 2020), profiles of technologists working in civic tech or local government, features on companies developing products to advance a social mission, and stories on social entrepreneurship trends.
We'll be asking: How can technologists best work alongside communities to roll out new technologies that benefit them? What policies are being discussed to increase digital access for more people? What did the technologists behind last year's COVID-19 data and PPE pop-up projects learn from them, one year later, and what would they advise others looking to help in the next crisis?
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This month’s theme is underwritten by Verizon 5G.