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Today’s Solutions: June 22, 2024

Big data has drastically impro

Big data has drastically improved the way we fight child exploitation

It pains us to think of this, but every day thousands of sexually explicit images of children proliferate in the worst corners of the internet. Under US law, Internet service providers such as Google and Facebook are required to report all cases of child exploitation by providing “cyber tips” Read More...

Uganda to use new data app to

Uganda to use new data app to prevent corruption in public works

Nowhere is corruption as endemic as in public works, according to Transparency International. One major enabler is the absence of accurate, reliable data. M­-App, an app developed by two students from the New School in New York, aims to change that. It recently won joint first prize at the social Read More...