Call for Code Daily: Remote learning, water sustainability, and answered calls
Check out the weekly recap of stories covering starter kits, global action, and personal Call for Code experiences.
The power of Call for Code® is in the global community that we have built around this major #TechforGood initiative. Whether it is the deployments that are underway across pivotal projects, developers using the starter kits in the cloud, or ecosystem partners joining the fight, everyone has a story to tell. Call for Code Daily highlights all of the amazing #TechforGood stories taking place around the world. Every day, you can count on us to share these stories with you. Check out the stories from the week of July 13:
It’s a personal story that ignites inspiration
Technology can serve any purpose, including the greater good. That inspired entrepreneur David Clark to start an annual competition, the Call for Code Global Challenge. Clark shares his experiences with bringing one of the largest #TechforGood initiatives to life. Read more.
The global water crisis: how you can help
Whether it is the early morning sprinklers hydrating your lawn, the water irrigation systems nourishing miles of farm land, or the dinner plates being run underneath your kitchen faucet, the criticality of water spans far and wide. Learn more about water sustainability and quality in the available livestream. Read more.
‘Remote Education on the Fly’ bridges urban-rural learning gap
The international crisis of COVID-19 isn’t limited to healthcare. India faces the challenge of delivering quality education to its remote, and now socially distanced, students. Participants in the Infosys OpenHack of COVID-19 competition stepped up with a winning solution that brings the classroom to students — wherever they are. Read more.
Former journalist joins Prometeo in Barcelona’s burning forest
When Kevin Allen joined IBM, the former journalist knew he would soon be equipped with some unique stories to tell. Check out his personal story when landing in Barcelona to chase firefighters into a burning forest in rural Spain. Read more.
Teachers fight back against COVID-19
These are unprecedented and difficult times, which makes it all the more inspiring to see people stepping up and using their ingenuity to take positive action. On June 12, in Seoul, South Korea, over 215 people on 50 different teams put their innovative ideas to the test in the 2020 Call for Code Korea Hackathon. Read more.