How Tech Can Help Prevent Violence

by Francie Diep, Innovative News Daily on Discovery News, April 30, 2012

Just as researchers are able to predict tornadoes and tsunamis, they can sometimes predict war and violence, too. Researchers developed the world’s first early-warning systems to protect civilians after the Rwandan genocide in 1994. Now the Obama administration has put out a call for the next generation of technologies made to prevent mass torture, killings and more. … At the same time, USAID — a government agency responsible for providing humanitarian aid — issued a challenge seeking technology to prevent atrocities. …

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