Mageta Island

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Mageta Island was our first stop in Kenya, where we started by getting to know users of a solar microgrid managed by SteamaCo, our project partner. This post describes the setting on Mageta. Lying off the eastern shores of Lake Victoria, Mageta Island stretches out like a shrimp with a skinny tail, about 8km from end to end […]

Global Goals Jam – Energy Data team: Energy Infographic

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Infographic: https://magic.piktochart.com/output/16283331-global-goals-jam Based on the challenges around open data, solar waste and communicating data, the Energy Data team designed an infographic that brought together data to inform decision-making about whether to maintain or replace damaged or broken solar devices (lanterns, panels, etc.) in India. The experiences of Scene Community also informed this team’s project. The participants […]

Global Goals Jam – Sustainable Supply Chains team: Visualisation and Communication Platform

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The Sustainable Supply Chains team based their prototype on the need to create awareness and stimulate discussion about the ethics of production and consumption. In addition to a poster highlighting the deaths of factory workers in Bangladesh, they created a web page and a Slack group to encourage people to investigate the supply chains of […]

Submit a challenge to the Global Goals Jam!

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  Would your organisation like to submit a challenge to be hacked at the Global Goals Jam? On 17-18 September 2016, creative teams will spend two days using a tailored toolkit from MediaLAB Amsterdam to design interventions that can help achieve short-term targets and support realising the Global Goals by 2030. The Edinburgh Global Goals Jam is looking […]