#App of the Week

  • Article: This App Allows Users to 'Walk a Mile' in a Rohingya Refugee's Shoes

    This App Allows Users to 'Walk a Mile' in a Rohingya Refugee's Shoes

    April 25, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "Revolutionary" app aims to increase public empathy toward the plight of Rohingya refugees. Read more

  • Article: Settling Into a New Country Is Hard — But Luckily, There's an App for That

    Settling Into a New Country Is Hard — But Luckily, There's an App for That

    By Phineas Rueckert|April 13, 2017

    It's one of several new apps making life easier for newcomers. Read more

  • Article: This App Will Change the Way You Think About Vegetarian Cuisine

    This App Will Change the Way You Think About Vegetarian Cuisine

    By Phineas Rueckert|April 7, 2017

    Each week, the world’s greatest chefs spill their secrets about healthy eating. Read more

  • Article: Facebook’s 'Town Hall' Just Made It So Much Easier to Contact Your Representatives

    Facebook’s 'Town Hall' Just Made It So Much Easier to Contact Your Representatives

    By Phineas Rueckert|March 31, 2017

    Your newsfeed just got political. Read more

  • Article: This Fitness App For All Body Types Raises Money for an Important Cause

    This Fitness App For All Body Types Raises Money for an Important Cause

    By Phineas Rueckert|March 23, 2017

    And it only requires seven minutes a day. Read more

  • Article: Women Are Interrupted by Men So Often This Agency Made an App About It

    Women Are Interrupted by Men So Often This Agency Made an App About It

    By Phineas Rueckert|March 16, 2017

    “Manterrupting” is a thing, people! Read more

  • Article: This ‘Robot Lawyer’ Is Helping Refugees Apply for Asylum

    This ‘Robot Lawyer’ Is Helping Refugees Apply for Asylum

    By Phineas Rueckert|March 8, 2017

    The same bot that helped overturn 160,000 parking tickets is taking on a new challenge. Read more

  • Article: This App Puts Protesters' Photos Right Into the Hands of Journalists

    This App Puts Protesters' Photos Right Into the Hands of Journalists

    By Phineas Rueckert|March 3, 2017

    “Our goal is really to be the tech team that independent journalists don’t have.” Read more