The Digital “We Meant Well”

How digital spaces, emerging technologies, and technologists both help and hinder refugees — a curated collection

Illustration by Nicole Xu (via The Verge)

1. Digital threats to refugees prior to the outbreak of conflict or movement

Grindr Screen Shot (via The Verge)
Image via Electronic Frontier Foundation

2. Digital or technological threats to refugees in-transit

Collecting bio-metric data at the Zaatari Refugee Camp (image via MIT Technology Review)
Queen! Live at Live Aid, Wembley Stadium (1985)

3. Threats to refugees during integration or resettlement

4. But who is working to transform “Digital Do-Gooders” into more informed professionals?

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