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Posted by | November 15, 2018
Refinement

To conclude the semester, the LWC team put together an updated demo, a storyboard mapping out what the pilot should look like and began collecting some new data while shadowing...

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Posted by | November 15, 2018
Ideation

In the Ideation Phase, the LWC team continued to shadow both teams, distributed a questionnaire to nurses and families, mapped out the process including major pain points, and created wireframes...

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Posted by | November 15, 2018
Research

  The LWC team debriefed together after meeting with the CBDI core team and decided to move forward with the rounds notification project. In order to gain insight into what...

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Posted by | July 3, 2018
Protected: Digitizing Curbs Would Help AVs (And Humans) Navigate Our Cities

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Posted by | July 3, 2018
How Airlines Decide What You’ll Pay To Fly Is About To Change Dramatically

A new ticket-selling technology, called New Distribution Capability (NDC)  is poised to disrupt the airline industry. This new approach is made possible by the ability to collect and analyze the...

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Posted by | July 3, 2018
Bringing Farming Back to Nature

Agroecology is a new approach which combines innovation and tradition and will significantly transform the way we grow food. Placing ecological science at the center of agriculture, this movement takes...

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Posted by | July 3, 2018
Compost Makes an Internet Community Grow

A recently developed website, called ShareWaste, is making significant strides in the compost world. The site uses a digital map to connect individuals with food scraps to nearby neighbors who...

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Posted by | June 6, 2018
College Kid is Growing Produce on a Landfill to Feed Her City

University of Texas at Austin Economics student, Joy Youwakim, is transforming food deserts in her hometown. After seeing an opportunity to regenerate a landfill near Austin, Texas, she worked with...

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Posted by | June 6, 2018
Combating Menstrual Stigma

Faith Kiraison, an advocate for girls’ rights and health in South Africa, recently taught her peers about menstrual health management. She recalled that she “felt embarrassed to be a girl”...

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Posted by | June 6, 2018
Crisis Text Line is Using Chat Platforms to Proactively Offer Help

Nancy Lublin, CEO of Crisis Text Line, has successfully integrated AI into social platforms such as Youtube, Facebook, Kik, and Messenger to find people in distress and offer assistance before...

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