Can a scientist believe in miracles?
From an article by The Faraday Institute
“When I was an atheist, I'd get cross at discussions…on how Jesus’s miracles could be physically explained. To me, once you believe in God, a supernatural being, then it’s obvious that supernatural stuff can happen."
What happens when a school bans cell phones?
From an article by the Wall Street Journal
Kids have learned to talk to each other again instead of texting. Engagement in class has improved markedly. Kids appreciate the peace and quiet, mental calm from not constantly responding to social media.
BUILD 2022 - merging tech skills with faith
From an article by Kingdom Code
A weekend hackathon of cross-church productivity, focus, community building, and worship. Project with biggest potential for Kingdom impact was.. Project people would've liked to work on besides their one was..
From an article on Pioneers Post
A social enterprise that helps young people from diverse working-class backgrounds into the creative, digital, tech and film industries. “I’m really sometimes overwhelmed by what these young people achieve when we do make an intervention."
From an article by Reasons to be Cheerful
Sparking the creation of a swarm of biointensive microfarms that can be run by people with other jobs. Clusters of these farms can supply regional food to supermarkets, caterers, schools, etc within a radius of 50 miles.
Dismantling the poverty premium
From a report by the Centre for Social Justice (CS
Limited means of consumers on low incomes reduces their economic flexibility, creates costly choices, which then serves to reduce their overall means. This cycle of paying over the odds makes up the poverty premium.
Increasing trust and engagement in fundraising
From a video at Digital Leaders
Ripples asked the question, ‘What if donors could understand their impact in 5 seconds?’. They created an impact feed in their app - fast, personalized evidence. Donor feedback overwhelmingly positive.
Baby Buddy app
From an article from Best Beginnings
"I find the information really helpful.. It teaches you all about your baby, how to communicate with the baby and their development. This is important as you can build a better relationship with your baby."
Wysa - Ai-based mental health support
From an article by World Economic Forum
In a real-world evaluation of effectiveness, users who used the app regularly showed a 40% improvement in self-reported symptoms of depression when compared to infrequent users.
Online - Hiring refugees: Challenges and opportunities
Research has shown that refugees have lower turnover and higher retention rates. Yet, they still represent one of the most vulnerable groups of migrants in the labour market. How can we offer greater access to employment and socio-economic integration for displaced talent in today's digital economy?
This panel will explore the challenges faced by companies who have hired displaced talent and how they have overcome these. It will highlight the motivations and benefits of their decision to hire refugees for remote jobs. We know that when employers create a positive relationship with their first refugee employee, this opens the door for other displaced talent, so how can we facilitate this. This panel aims to provide best practice and recommendations for hiring displaced talent.