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How AI helped Togo's poorest citizens

Back in 2020, we ran a story about a humanitarian project in Togo organized by the non-profit GiveDirectly, UC Berkeley, and Togo’s Ministry of Digital Economy. Its aim: use AI to deliver humanitarian aid in the form of money to the poorest populations in the country. Now some of the results Read More...

This city in India offers free

This city in India offers free meals in exchange for plastic waste

It’s no brainer that plastic waste is harmful to the environment. A lot of people and organizations around the world are doing their bit in tackling the issue, however, a lot more needs to be done.  In a rather brilliant manner to help save the environment, India just launched its very first Read More...

Slum tours: Traveling off the

Slum tours: Traveling off the beaten path

Slum tours offer travelers an authentic, offbeat look at foreign cultures—and locals a new way to make a living. Vicky Collins | April 2009 issue It’s a bright morning, and I’m picked up at the Copacabana Palace, one of the most splendid hotels along the beach in Rio de Janeiro, where I join Read More...