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Tech For Good Ten: 9th June 2015
1 // EyeWitness app lets smartphones report war crimes
In the hands of campaigners and victims around the world, the new EyeWitness to Atrocities Google Play app will act as an essential video evidence recorder in the combat against human rights violations.
A consortium of the world’s leading car makers unveil technology which disables cars if drivers attempt to turn the key when over the alcohol limit.
With the click of a smart phone button, in all Western nations, Ismail Ahmed says it's possible for "people to send money like they send text messages.”
The free educational programme movement announces its UK-based shortlisted apps for social good teams - made up of 12-19 year old students - ahead of its 18th June ceremony in London.
“160,000 Facebook pages are hacked into every day. Hackers can get into your profile, falsify your personal information, then move on to do any number of creepy things, including…”
3D printed with vibrating handlebars, the SOLID bike is a model of both digital and urban cycling innovation.
Mayor Boris Johnson announces plans to equip the city’s 20,000 bobbies as “a need to make technology available to more officers in a single city than anywhere else in the world.”
On the heels of its call out for children’s literacy development, the facilitator of exponential change launches its second learning-related campaign, this time connected to adult learning.
20 questions which stretch your knowledge, not only of the world’s geographical make-up, but in connection to who holds the globe’s power, money and resources. There’s a few 'I didn’t know that’ curve balls to keep you feeling like a every day is a school day.