Microsoft and Accenture want to create a digital network where refugees can prove their identity from any location in the world
PSFK joined an event hosted by UN DPI and Peace Boat, the Floating Festival for Sustainability
The Sweeper app allowed people to experience a virtual minefield around them.
Good vibes are in the air as Google launches Helpouts and Toms plans a charitable marketplace.
UNICEF Sweden launches campaign aimed to strengthen child rights laws to protect a growing refugee population.
Block By Block is a platform which uses the designs of Minecraft game players to design their own neighborhoods.
Instead of making one-time food drops, the Locust Farm concept gives refugees the tools they need to grow their own grasshoppers.
From PSFK CONFERENCE NYC: Robert Kirkpatrick explains the mission of using data-for-good, and invites corporations to get involved with data-philanthropy,
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for greater use of the latest real-time data tools and new technologies to facilitate agile global development.
The fastest-ever rise in greenhouse gas emissions is an "inconvenient truth" the world must face, the UN's climate change chief has said. But she added that the data should not lead to fatalism that the problem is impossible to tackle.