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5 September 2020
Logically is an app that fact-checks news in real time using artificial intelligence and 30 employees. They review more than 500,000 articles a day. In 2019, the app found 12-14% of articles about the U.K. and Indian ...
25 November 2019
Napa, California, United States
From Google's India-focused app Neighbourly to the wellknown Nextdoor app, social media specifically targeted at connecting neighbors is gaining ground. Whether being used to rate neighborhood attractions, encourage b...
31 January 2019
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Despite not yet charged with a crime, many of those incarcerated are in jail because they can't afford a cash bail. Criminal justice reformers are working to change that by both posting bail for those that cannot affo...
8 January 2019
Bethesda, Maryland, United States
Holistic medicinal practices, such as implementing green spaces and utilizing integrated care centers, have shown promise for improving rehabilitation efforts. Now, military hospitals are piloting similar practices to...
25 November 2018
Burlington, Vermont, United States
A specialized digital tablet allows blind students to draw, erase, and learn in a new, tactile way, creating opportunities for students to more effectively master complex math, engineering, and architectural concepts....
3 October 2018
Luanda, South Africa
A three-decade civil war left Kissama National Park in South Africa void of much of its formal animal population. To repopulate the area, officials reached out to a specialist, asking him to perform the nearly impossi...
17 January 2018
Birmingham, Alabama, United States
The South has not historically been known as a place to work in a tech startup, but Birmingham is changing that perception. Now, venture capitalists, a local university, and the government are pouring funding into hig...
11 January 2018
Mississippi, United States
In order to overcome the lowest doctor-to-patient-ratio in the country, Mississippi has implemented a robust telemedicine program. The program counts among its successes a diabetes prevention program where people regu...
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