Monthly Archives: December 2015

People’s Intelligence Update

People’s Intelligence (PI), one of the winners of┬áthe Tech Challenge for Atrocity Prevention, is an expert system that automates the crowdsourcing, evaluation and verification of information in hard-to-access areas, provides actionable feedback to the source of the information and sends early warnings to partner organizations. PI addresses many of the shortcomings of current documentation initiatives using crowdsourcing: lack of relevant and quality information, no or limited assessment of the reliability

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Seed Grant Recipient Updates

In 2012, Humanity United and USAID launched the joint Tech Challenge for Atrocity Prevention, to identify new technologies and approaches to help us better predict, prevent and respond to the rise of mass atrocities. The Tech Challenge consisted of five sub-challenges, focusing on: i) identifying third-party enablers of atrocities, ii) capturing evidence of atrocities, iii) forecasting the potential for atrocities, iv) communicating with conflict-affected communities, and v) gathering information from

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