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Friday at 2 p.m. Eastern: Humanity United and USAID will host a Google+ Hangout with leading human rights and technology experts, who will speak about the future of human rights and technology. The panel of Tech Challenge judges and winners will discuss intersections with the greatest promise, as well as some of the main challenges in the field. This is also a chance for potential challengers to ask questions about the final competitions, which are now live.
Today Humanity United and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched the second round of the Tech Challenge for Atrocity Prevention, an innovative approach to developing new ways to combat and prevent the worst human rights violations.
Last fall, Humanity United partnered with USAID to launch the Tech Challenge for Atrocity Prevention, to facilitate the development of new tools and technologies to help the human rights movement. Today, we're excited to announce the winners of our first round of challenges.
View them here, or learn more from HU's Michael Kleinman.
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Humanity United has teamed up with USAID to launch the Tech Challenge for Atrocity Prevention, which launches on Oct. 31. Watch the video to learn more. Share to spread the word.
Guest post by Patrick Vinck, a research scientist at the Harvard School of Public Health and associate faculty with the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative. Patrick also-cofounded KoBo, a digital data collection project to advance human rights research. Here he explains how the KoBoToolbox is helping researchers collect high-quality data in some of the world's most challenging environments.