Every year, thousands of people drown while fleeing across the Mediterranean. A radar detector should enable sea rescuers to react more quickly. An interview with Peter Lanz.
Virtual space is now a new frontline in wars. As a result, protecting those who want to help also requires digital responses.
A US startup hopes its 'mircoballoon' platform can provide aerial photography to a new host of users, including charities, farmers and rescuers.
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Open data platform WikiRate aims to unravel the reality behind the sustainability and labour commitments made by the world’s largest clothing manufacturers.
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Digital maps form an essential tool for humanitarian response. A group of mapping volunteers are now working to ensure all crises spots are covered.
The United Nation’s satellite analysis programme, UNOSAT, uses geospatial information to develop informed, evidence-based solutions to issues of human security, peace and sustainable development.
A recently set up initiative is exploring new conceptual and practical approaches to building ethical AI systems - from indigenous perspectives. The work they’re doing is both fascinating and deeply important, and it’s also asking profound questions about the relationship between humanity, nature and technology.