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PopTech: The World Rebalancing

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Visualize the World Rebalancing: A PopTech iPad App

The world is rebalancing. Explore the current global realignment with PopTech's first iPad App, which presents interactive data visualizations from a range of world-class partners.

•The New York Times Research & Development Lab has built a Media Memory Map, which helps us understand the present by looking at the past. How is memory impacted by media, and vice versa? Build a map of your personal lifetime, as reflected by news items from the New York Times digital archive.

•The United Nations Global Pulse team collaborated with Jana, a mobile platform that reaches over 2 billion people in emerging markets, to send a survey via mobile phone to citizens in over 30 countries. The survey yielded a fascinating snapshot of human well-being, and illustrates the value of global mobile surveys for gathering real-time feedback.

•PwC has drawn on its deep knowledge of the global business climate to build an interactive lens on the Future of Business. What is the new language that today’s business leaders need to thrive in the decades ahead? How are global trends impacting leaders today? Explore the new vocabulary of business in the emerging global ecosystem.

Spend some time with each of these new ways of understanding our world, and learn more about the global impact of PopTech people, projects, and ideas.

About PopTech
PopTech is a new kind of innovation accelerator – a community of cutting-edge leaders, thinkers and doers from many different disciplines who come together to explore the social impact of technology and the forces of change shaping the future. PopTech’s one-of-a-kind network includes innovators in wide-ranging fields such as science, technology, green energy, sustainable ecomaterials, violence cessation, design, and the corporate, entrepreneurial and social sectors. PopTech’s mission is to accelerate the positive impact of world-changing people, projects and ideas and to foster unconventional collaborations that tackle some of the world’s most significant challenges and lead to real and lasting change. PopTech is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Please visit for more information.

Made possible by generous support from PwC
Supported by Jana, The New York Times Company Research & Development Lab and The United Nations Global Pulse
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