Guides and Reviews


  • Compatible Technology International — Nonprofit that designs and distributes tools in collaboration with small farmers and their communities to improve food and water security in developing countries.

  • Engineering for Change — A forum to connect, collaborate, solve challenges and share knowledge among a growing community of engineers, technologists, social scientists, NGOs, local governments and community advocates, who are dedicated to improving the quality of life all over the world.

  • Alidade — Interactive guide to choosing technology for your social change project. Their offline manual is great as well.

  • Appropedia — Wiki offering solutions in sustainability, appropriate technology, poverty reduction, and permaculture.

  • Digital Trends — Straightforward digital product news and product reviews.

  • Product Chart — Gadget search and filters — good for comparing the latest in phones, computers, appliances, and all types of gadgets.

  • The Wirecutter — Lists and reviews of all types of gadgets — cameras, projectors, phones, routers, etc.

  • Humanitarian Nomad — Selection tool to help connect your organization or project with a mobile data collection solution.

  • iFixit — Helpful site with repair manuals and product reviews for maintenance and repairability of devices.

  • DemTools — Free, open-source software to provide civic organizations, legislatures, and political parties with the capabilities to effectively engage 21st century citizens and build better democracies.

Last Updated: 8/5/2018, 8:19:06 PM