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Tech For Good Ten | 03.05.2016
Augsburg has came up with a warning solution for those so obsessed by their smartphones they don’t notice urban dangers
There are several causes for RSI, including badly designed devices and work practices. What softwares might reduce the problem suffered by many?
Dutch engineer William Janssen has created the ‘Desolenator,’ a self-powered device that can make salt and contaminated water safe and drinkable
Virtual Interactive Training Agentis is a tech-based solution featuring characters with different disposition settings which mimic various interview styles and personalities
VocaliD is building digital voices for those unable to speak without assistance
Data designer Giorgia Lupi challenges designers to 'visually listen'
The idea behind CarbonCure, a technology which injects CO2 captured from nearby smokestacks into concrete products during the mixing phase
The campaign intends to help illuminate the lives of millions of Dominicans facing the daily blackouts, as well as those who don't have electricity
Users of the SpiroCall service call a 1-800 number from anywhere in the world and perform a hard exhale, just as they would when using a commercial spirometer
Epic Foundation helps you pick credible NGOs and social businesses that are making an outstanding difference
"Learning how to 'visually listen' to the world is essential. Learning to see and to understand what are the aesthetic qualities that attract our eyes about our surroundings is essential for creators of any kind" - Giorgia Lupi, PSFK Data Designer