Vroom: mobile education for Syrian youth

Since the start of the Syrian civil war in 2011, more than 3.7 million Syrian children have been born in Syria, and have either stayed in their country or fled as refugees. They’ve been raised in a region rife with conflict, forced to grow up in an environment where the only constant is instability. Military… Continue reading Vroom: mobile education for Syrian youth

The Playful Side of Activism

Addressing social issues in a manner that engages a wide audience can be a daunting task. Invoking interest is difficult, especially when the topic is less than uplifting. But we’re increasingly seeing activists addressing this obstacle by spearheading innovative projects that engage as well as inform audiences on a particular issue, employing a platform we… Continue reading The Playful Side of Activism

Augmented Reality might save our planet

Earlier this week, we talked about photographing climate change, which is a difficult topic to visualize in our everyday lives. I’ve decide to continue in this vein, this time taking a look at augmented reality, or AR, and how it’s being used to help educate people on climate change. This technology is making massive leaps… Continue reading Augmented Reality might save our planet