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The Inspiration phase has ended, but there's plenty more to collaborate on! Check out the other challenge phases as we design technology ideas to support human rights in the face of unlawful detention.

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It's easy to jump to new technologies, but what if the best technology for this situation is not new? The advantages: simplicity and easy adoption.

It's easy to jump to new technologies, but what if the best technology for this situation is not new? The advantages: simplicity and easy adoption.

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Family members can post their story on a website. This website contains a huge and growing amount of stories. These are made public on social media and maybe apps. Media will catch up with the growing list, result: global recognition!

Family members can post their story on a website. This website contains a huge and growing amount of stories. These are made public on social media and maybe apps. Media will catch up with the growing list, result: global recognition!

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Port existing elderly emergency alert system: A service where an app or SMS trigger can send location as well as fire off social media alerts that someone is in danger or at risk of disappearing.

Port existing elderly emergency alert system: A service where an app or SMS trigger can send location as well as fire off social media alerts that someone is in danger or at risk of disappearing.

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If someone isn't checking there facebook account in a long time after consistently using it, then a checkup will be performed where the account will automatically send an update asking the users friends when and where the last time they saw them.

If someone isn't checking there facebook account in a long time after consistently using it, then a checkup will be performed where the account will automatically send an update asking the users friends when and where the last time they saw them.

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Ai Wei Wei has been known to be a bold political activist that seek to bring attention to cases of human rights violations in China.  He has made an appearance after his detention to tell of the mental pressures of detention on himself.

Ai Wei Wei has been known to be a bold political activist that seek to bring attention to cases of human rights violations in China. He has made an appearance after his detention to tell of the mental pressures of detention on himself.

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With cellphone usage increasing throughout the world, applications such as this one could be a great way for acting as a GPS device for locating individuals.

With cellphone usage increasing throughout the world, applications such as this one could be a great way for acting as a GPS device for locating individuals.

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Google Person Finder is an open source web application that provides a registry and message board for survivors, family, and loved ones affected by a natural disaster to post and search for information about each other's status and whereabouts.

Google Person Finder is an open source web application that provides a registry and message board for survivors, family, and loved ones affected by a natural disaster to post and search for information about each other's status and whereabouts.

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1960, February 1st  4 young men entered woolworth store in greensboro, north carolina and took place, where only whitemen were allowed to sit...

1960, February 1st 4 young men entered woolworth store in greensboro, north carolina and took place, where only whitemen were allowed to sit...

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I hurt my left foot and it prevented me from doing the things I love to do. I could not move freely as I used to. This restricted freedom made me feel trapped and powerless.

I hurt my left foot and it prevented me from doing the things I love to do. I could not move freely as I used to. This restricted freedom made me feel trapped and powerless.

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