#Tech

  • Article: British Students Create New Algorithm to Fight Homelessness

    British Students Create New Algorithm to Fight Homelessness

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 29, 2019

    Thousands of people sleep rough on England's streets every night. But this app could help. Read more

  • Article: Google Backs Plan to Map Pollution Coming From Every Power Plant in the World

    Google Backs Plan to Map Pollution Coming From Every Power Plant in the World

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 21, 2019

    The effort could be a key tool in the fight against climate change. Read more

  • Article: Ashton Kutcher Is Fighting Online Child Sexual Abuse With Backing From a $280 Million Fund

    Ashton Kutcher Is Fighting Online Child Sexual Abuse With Backing From a $280 Million Fund

    By Sushmita Roy|April 17, 2019

    Thorn is one of eight recipients of funding from the Audacious Project, a TED-backed fund. Read more

  • Article: This App Hopes to Reduce Child Marriages in Bangladesh

    This App Hopes to Reduce Child Marriages in Bangladesh

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 7, 2018

    More than half of all Bangladeshi girls are married before they turn 18. Read more

  • Article: Medical Drones Are Bringing Healthcare to the Himalayas

    Medical Drones Are Bringing Healthcare to the Himalayas

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|April 30, 2018

    Thousands of people living in remote areas of Nepal have no access to proper healthcare facilities. Read more

  • Article: These Companies Are Joining the Legal Fight Against Trump’s Travel Ban

    These Companies Are Joining the Legal Fight Against Trump’s Travel Ban

    By Phineas Rueckert|Feb. 6, 2017

    Their “amicus brief” is not so amicable toward the Trump administration. Read more

  • Article: Meet the Kick Ass Team of Women Taking on Complex Patents in Tech

    Meet the Kick Ass Team of Women Taking on Complex Patents in Tech

    From HP Inc.|Jan. 17, 2017

    “Non-geeky working mothers” are coming up with ideas to help make the world a better place. Read more

  • Article: These Mobile Tech Hubs Are Solar Powered and Could Bring Internet to 6,400 Indian Villages
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    These Mobile Tech Hubs Are Solar Powered and Could Bring Internet to 6,400 Indian Villages

    From HP Inc.|Nov. 19, 2016

    4.3B people still don't have access to internet. These buses aim to help 15M of them in India. Read more