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From The Stone Age To The Digital Age In One Big Leap | NPR

From The Stone Age To The Digital Age In One Big Leap | NPR | BR Innovation | Scoop.it
Deep in the Amazon, an isolated Brazilian tribe almost vanished when it first had contact with the modern world. Now the Surui tribe is working with Google to do things like report on illegal logging in the forest.
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Brazilian tech innovation sector booming despite political and economic crisis - The Next Silicon Valley

Brazilian tech innovation sector booming despite political and economic crisis - The Next Silicon Valley | BR Innovation | Scoop.it
Despite ongoing political unrest and steep recession in the past couple of years, the tech innovation and startup sector has seen a sharp rise in Brazil.
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How software is upgrading Brazilian education | The Guardian

How software is upgrading Brazilian education | The Guardian | BR Innovation | Scoop.it
Teaching algorithms aim to change Brazilian education for ever – but where does the teacher fit into the classroom of tomorrow?
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How 3D Printing and FabLabs are Ushering in Changes Within the Brazilian Economy

How 3D Printing and FabLabs are Ushering in Changes Within the Brazilian Economy | BR Innovation | Scoop.it
What do you know about FabLabs? Do you know anything about the stage of 3D printing in the developing countries? South America’s giant, Brazil, is the world'
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Phone-based logging alert system eyes expanding to the Amazon

Phone-based logging alert system eyes expanding to the Amazon | BR Innovation | Scoop.it
After exceeding an ambitious fundraising target to launch a near-real time forest monitoring system in the Congo Basin, a San-Francisco based start-up is now eyeing expansion in the Amazon where it hopes to help an indigenous rainforest tribe fight illegal logging.
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Brazilian researcher seeks new ways to help the internet cope with increased traffic

Brazilian researcher seeks new ways to help the internet cope with increased traffic | BR Innovation | Scoop.it

Brazilian scientist Dr Fatima Gunning is developing new ways to help the internet cope with increased traffic, she tells Claire O’Connell.

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When Sao Paulo med students make change happens in Brazil's isolated towns [VIDEO]

When Sao Paulo med students make change happens in Brazil's isolated towns [VIDEO] | BR Innovation | Scoop.it
Breve relato acerca da fundação, história e dinâmica do Projeto Bandeira Científica, realizado anualmente por alunos da Universidade de São Paulo. www.bandeiracientifica.com.br
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2 Brazilian social innovations listed among the most inspiring startups by Mashable

2 Brazilian social innovations listed among the most inspiring startups by Mashable | BR Innovation | Scoop.it

We looked at 20 initiatives around the world making a difference in the way we live. From Ugandan health projects and deforestation prevention in the Amazon to Icelandic crowdsourcing, inspiring organizations are transforming the planet.

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Expand Globally, Innovate Locally | Businessweek

Expand Globally, Innovate Locally | Businessweek | BR Innovation | Scoop.it
Innovation benefits from local strengths; it cannot be reduced to copying successful strategies used elsewhere, such as Silicon Valley
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In Brazil, Mídia NINJA’s indie journalists are gaining attention and sparking controversy

In Brazil, Mídia NINJA’s indie journalists are gaining attention and sparking controversy | BR Innovation | Scoop.it
Providing journalism from within Brazil's protest movement has led the "ninjas" to find an audience that wants to be represented in media.
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São Paulo advertising goes underground | FT.com

São Paulo advertising goes underground | FT.com | BR Innovation | Scoop.it
Four years ago, the streets of São Paulo, South America’s biggest city, were strewn with advertising.
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CANNES LIONS- Brazil Takes Top Prize in Promo and Activation Category | AdAge

CANNES LIONS- Brazil Takes Top Prize in Promo and Activation Category | AdAge | BR Innovation | Scoop.it
in ogilvy's winner, brazilians were told their hearts could keep beating for their soccer team -- even after death -- with an "immortal fans" donor card.
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Brazilians turn to crowdfunding to make their own jobs

Brazilians turn to crowdfunding to make their own jobs | BR Innovation | Scoop.it
Facing a tough economy, Brazilian entrepreneurs turn to crowdfunding websites like Kickante to jumpstart their business.
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São Paulo's Great Plan to Keep Uber From Making Traffic Much Worse - CityLab

São Paulo's Great Plan to Keep Uber From Making Traffic Much Worse - CityLab | BR Innovation | Scoop.it
Call it congestion pricing for taxi cabs.
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Brazil designer makes clothes smarter than you | eNCA

Brazil designer makes clothes smarter than you | eNCA | BR Innovation | Scoop.it
One of the most promising areas is clothing that integrates computers and can practically think for itself.
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Brazil's booming e-commerce players spend heavily & think creatively to overcome obstacles

Brazil's booming e-commerce players spend heavily & think creatively to overcome obstacles | BR Innovation | Scoop.it

It’s going to take more than Brazil’s notoriously poor roads to keep Wine.com.br from delivering efficiently to its online customers. When the roads are bad, the W2W E-Commerce de Vinhos SA-owned e-retailer flies over them. Wine.com.br has shipped 85% of its orders by air this year, up from 80% in 2013. It then relies on local couriers or its own drivers to handle final delivery of those airborne orders.

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Brazil's favelas get active online | DW.DE

Brazil's favelas get active online | DW.DE | BR Innovation | Scoop.it
Even though many of Brazil's favelas are still lacking basic infrastructure, internet usage is relatively high. Young locals are now starting to use social media to launch campaigns to improve the areas where they live.
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Kickstarting Innovation in Brazilian Education, Part I: The Industry | EdSurge

Kickstarting Innovation in Brazilian Education, Part I: The Industry | EdSurge | BR Innovation | Scoop.it
Sitting next to me on my flight to Toronto from Sao Paulo is a young Brazilian man, Alberto Nascimiento. He’s a little fidgety and jittery. It’s understandable: he’s leaving his country for the first time, headed to University of New Brunswick near St. John. But he’s got even more “firsts” packed
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Balloons to bring internet to remote areas in Brazil | ZDNet

Balloons to bring internet to remote areas in Brazil | ZDNet | BR Innovation | Scoop.it
The government is developing its own equipment and will prioritize national companies for partnerships
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Citizen journalists take on Brazil's media | Globalization | DW.DE | 05.08.2013

Citizen journalists take on Brazil's media | Globalization | DW.DE | 05.08.2013 | BR Innovation | Scoop.it
The Ninja media group want independent journalism and a revolution of Brazil's media coverage. During the country's recent unrest, the citizen journalists were hailed as an alternative to major media outlets.
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Brazil to start measuring mobile TV audience - Telecompaper

Brazil to start measuring mobile TV audience - Telecompaper | BR Innovation | Scoop.it

An estimated 2,000 people in the metropolitan region of Sao Paulo will take part in the initial measurement.

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Hi-Tech Educational Start-Ups in Latin America

Hi-Tech Educational Start-Ups in Latin America | BR Innovation | Scoop.it
Education and technology have joined hands in recent years to revolutionize the way students in the developing world access education. Far from a duplication of USA’s business models, some ed-tech platforms have designed resources that address the...
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How mass protests will affect brand behaviour in Brazil | Marketing Magazine

How mass protests will affect brand behaviour in Brazil | Marketing Magazine | BR Innovation | Scoop.it
Brands in Brazil need to show that they understand the public's desire for change, writes Jerry Clode, founder of House of Jezmo, a consultancy based in Sao Paulo and focused on the future markets.
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Brazilian govt boosts natural disaster monitoring tech | ZDNet

Brazilian govt boosts natural disaster monitoring tech | ZDNet | BR Innovation | Scoop.it
Advanced technology tools will be used to monitor natural disasters across the country in a partnership between the government and the largest Brazilian telco
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