Global Digital Development Forum panel looks to open source technology as a means of increasing global financial inclusion

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, The Interledger Foundation, a nonprofit focused on creating an open payments network to engender greater global financial inclusion, hosted a panel discussion at the Global Digital Development Forum in D.C. on April 24.  The discussion took place at the District Architecture Center and covered how open source technology


Five ways you can use less plastic

By Anissa Durham, Word in Black You probably don’t notice, but every time you inhale, you are breathing in plastic.   The production of plastic has exponentially increased in the last two decades. So much so that, globally, 400 million tons of plastic waste are produced every year. Because plastic does not decompose, all plastic that