Opening up development ‘Without Borders’

Balthazar Sieders and Mike Martel spend their days cycling along the coast of Africa, stopping here and there to offer free advice on computer coding to people who need it. The duo have called themselves Coders Without Borders, and they’re part of a trend. More than four decades after Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) was formed, it’s no longer just doctors that don’t heed borders in their efforts to help the disadvantaged — scientists and academics from many spheres have joined them. Read more