University of Chicago’s Centre for Data Science and Public Policy
A prototype algorithm to identify early warning signs that may predict adverse interactions between police and the public.
Detekt is a free tool that scans a computer for traces of known surveillance spyware used by governments to target and monitor human rights defenders and journalists around the world.
Decode Darfur is Amnesty International’s effort to monitor attacks on the Darfur region of the Sudan.
USAID is piloting an innovative program called Mobile Applications to Secure Tenure (MAST). MAST developed an easy-to-use, open-source smartphone application that can capture the information needed to issue formal documentation of land rights.
Bluenumbers let people agree what is individual and communal property.
One of the most powerful ways satellites can help protect human rights is to enable new forms of social and environmental protections which boost resilience to disruptions — by keeping social and ecological systems healthy.
Bluenumbers showed the location of farmers relative to hotspots. They witness what happens at the ground level of supply chains, in real time, assist government organizations and companies to improve farmers’ practice in palm oil industries
The Usalama app is a platform that connects users and emergency service providers (ambulance, security, police, road-side assistance) in a quick and efficient manner, utilizing real-time user data, and an integrated web-based back-end portal.
The Baobab Network provides founders with the early stage capital they need to kick-start their company’s growth, and build a unique, tailor-made accelerator programme for every start-up we work with.