Nightwatch would be a website where people can post where and when they are protesting, if they or anyone they know are detained, an a place where they can share their stories and pictures.
Wells College Innovation class
As hanzel and grettel left crumbs to find their way home, a device that leave satellite signals perhaps from a special ink or microchips might be applied in the shoes so that the user can leave marks from the place he was last seen. This shoes might
The main question that has driven my first concept is:
"How to establish contact with prisoners without using modern technologies and without getting guards / institutions suspicious."
If a single person (e.g a family member) or an institution (e.g
Imagine an Amnesty 'safe zone' in the form of a Vending Machine / Info Hub where a human rights affected community can access basic tools and knowledge to help them stay informed with unfolding events, and also inspiring them to document their own su
A service that provides detainee support through micro-loans/gifts, a pro bono legal network, social network exposure, and moral support. This could be accomplished through detainee profile widgets incorporated into existing sites.
A lot of people know about Ai Weiwei and some of them have tried to convince China government to release him but how many people know Majid Tavakoli and did anybody helped him to release. How can we build a platform to not only play an essential and
Get Facebook (or other social media) on board and motivate people at risk to write status messages regularly and register with Amnesty International. If someone at risk is writing status messages each day, everyone knows he or she is fine. Once he or
One of the biggest concerns of unlawful detention is people "disappearing" or just living in very bad jail conditions after being taken into custody. This is a step forward in detention (not the ultimate point) by encouraging house arrest which will
Imagine a platform where data flowing in from various human rights realities around the world, is translated into real time infographics for everyone to see, in ONE place. Anyone can submit information through various channels part of our network. Da
The WikiAm concept is based on sharing - it’s about gathering the more information possible from previous unlawful detention cases (by interviews or research); then upload it to an online platform (server, cloud) and share it at a global scale keepin
Today we thrive on technology. The Social networking media has become part of our lives. And now the challenge is to exploit it for the betterment of such people who may get detained abroad for whatsoever reasons, so that they can communicate with th
The inspiration was: interruption-based security architecture.
The concept: Someone is detained. He was suppose to ping the system saying "I'm OK", but he can't. Because of this, a series of smart alarms are created.
In Libya still there are 50,000 lost people whom they know what happened to. I think huge proportion of unlawful detainees consists by these people so I built this concept base on targeting these folks.