“Strange–and Very Sad”

“Strange–and very sad” is how 25-year old student and community activist Buba Aguiar describes the role that technology is playing in the quest to increase safety in RIO according to today’s featured article.  Every day before leaving home, Aguiar uses a mobile application called Fogo Cruzado to inform her of any nearby violence.  Read on for more on how technology is helping to crowdsource crime data in order to keep people safe.

RIO’S FAVELAS ARE CROWDSOURCING CRIME DATA TO KEEP PEOPLE SAFE

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