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Tech4Good Special Award 2015: Raspberry Pi: transforming the world of computing

The Tech4Good Judges’ Award is given by the judges to an inspiring individual or organisation  using technology to make the world a better place. Past winners have included Stephen Hawking, Dame Stephanie Shirley and Jimmy Wales. This year’s winner is Raspberry Pi. Mark Walker, Marketing & Communications Manager at AbilityNet and organiser of the Tech4Good Awards, explains why Raspberry Pi were … Read more…

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Tech4Good Awards 2015: Meet the Winners

Over the past five years we’ve handed out over 40 Tech4Good Awards, met hundreds of incredible individuals and organisations, and celebrated the hard work of people up and down the country, as well as across the world, who are making the world a better place through digital technology and the Internet. Here are the winners … Read more…

Tech4Good Special Award 2014, Jimmy Wales

The Winner of the Tech4Good Awards Judges’ Award 2014 is Jimmy Wales, co-founder of the world’s largest encyclopaedia, Wikipedia. Wikipedia is the 5th most popular website on the planet. It gets over 550 million hits every month, offering millions of people free access to a wealth of knowledge. It is entirely not for profit and … Read more…

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Prof. Stephen Hawking receives AbilityNet Special Award

Professor Stephen Hawking was the toast of this year’s Tech4Good Awards, winning a Special Award for Excellence in Accessibility at the Awards Ceremony at BT Centre, London. The 200-strong audience heard a specially recorded acceptance speech from Professor Hawking – one of nine prizewinners in categories covering volunteering and innovation to fundraising and community news. … Read more…