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These 3D printed homes cost $4k and take less than 24 hours to make
The duo unveiled a finished version of one of these 3D-printed houses in Austin, Texas, recently. The showcased house is a proof-of-concept demonstrating both the printing technology and the final product. Each house costs about $4,000 to produce, which is considerably less than a stick-built house.
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2 days ago by seaugust
Endisolation | CIVIC: Ending the isolation of men and women in U.S. immigration detention
CIVIC is devoted to abolishing U.S. immigration detention, while ending the isolation of people currently suffering in this profit-driven system. We visit and monitor 43 facilities and run the largest national hotline for detained immigrants. Through these windows into the system, we gather data and stories to combat injustice at the individual level and push systemic change.
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6 days ago by Quercki
Microsoft Soundscape helps the visually impaired navigate cities
With the app, users can set audio beacons for destinations and landmarks. Using GPS and the built-in compass in the phone, the app then generates its spatial audio cues. The mapping data is provided by OpenStreetMap.
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15 days ago by seaugust invests $250,000 in Edovo’s digital communication tools for inmates
The digital tablets include courses and content focused on literacy, personal finance, health and wellness, cognitive behavior therapy, meditation, and more. The tablets also provide inmates with messaging-based communications so they can stay in touch with loved ones more easily.
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6 weeks ago by seaugust
Dangerous Sex Offenders Confined on an Island
While some people applaud measures like McNeil Island, others think molesters' indefinite confinement violates their legal rights. "This is a very controversial program because all of these people have already served their sentence," Lisa says. "So in a sense, they're being sent to this island to prevent them from crimes that they may commit."

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6 weeks ago by soundsgoodright
(5679) ZAPP vom 31.01.2018: Eigene Wahrheit: "Project Veritas", Privatfernsehmacher für den ÖR - YouTube
fingiert fictitious / planted fake news by alt-right right-wing white nationalists supremacists // Project Veritas // polarised // ziel system weiter destabilisieren. demokratie. civic society. jeder gegen jeden - psychopolitik psychopolitics // neoliberalism capitalism // wir gegen die us against them // Milo Jordan Peterson Ben Shapiro etc etc etc
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6 weeks ago by asterisk2a
Data’Digne : concevoir de capteurs de mesure de la qualité de l’air – Ville de Digne-les-Bains
Dans le prolongement de sa démarche open data, la Ville de Digne-les-Bains a souhaité permettre à des jeunes dignois d’apprendre à manipuler des données afin qu’ils deviennent acteurs de leur environnement technologique.
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6 weeks ago by piotch
3 very special recipients of the Daniel J. Evans education award for students made an appearance (w/ Mr. Cro…
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7 weeks ago by AWSP
14 People in Civic Tech in Philly
Cool list of civic tech leaders in Philly, something to aspire to.
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8 weeks ago by seanclynch

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