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Presentation: Social money? Digital money and migrant labor in ChinaTom MacDonald, Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Hong Kong will visit the United Nations University Institute on Computing and Society (UNU-CS) and deliver a presentation on how Chinese migrant workers use digital money platforms. SHORT BIO Tom McDonald is an Assistant Professor at The University of Hong Kong. He obtained his Ph.D. in Anthropology from University College London in 2013, where he also worked on the Why We Post project, a European Research
During 7-11 August, Araba Sey visited the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology to participate in research and capacity building activities
UNU-CS hosted an open round-table multi-stakeholder meeting to discuss and explore the social sector innovation in Macau
UNU-CS researchers are using Participatory Design to generate ideas to build a mobile app that can strengthen Caritas work with homeless people
A group of UNU-CS researchers visited Caritas Macau’s Lar Sao Luis Gonzaga center for relationship building and engaged in some of their activities
Dr. Matthew Adigun from the University of Zululand in South Africa is applying his cloud computing knowledge and experience to Small Data projects