Tag: Homeless

California may Face an Extra 60,000 Novel Coronavirus Cases in the Next 8 Weeks

In California, the novel coronavirus crisis is only getting  started. Some officials are convinced how the homeless population may face up to 60,000 infections over the coming weeks. It is uncanny how often people overlook the homeless population during a crisis like this. California Faces a new Coronavirus Threat In fact, they may prove to be one of the bigger “hubs” of novel coronavirus activity in the near future. Especially …
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San Francisco Organization Deploys Robots to Deter Homeless From Congregating

We have documented multiple use cases for robots on this website already. Some of these projects make a lot more sense than others. The San Francisco SPCA has embarked on a rather unique endeavor, even though it remains to be seen how the general public will respond. Using security robots to deter homeless people from forming camps is an interesting albeit delicate venture. Ending Homelessness in SF Like most other major cities around the world, …
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Startup aims to end homeless hunger with blockchain technology

Cashless society and donor cynicism tackled by proposal HALIFAX, Nova Scotia – May 2, 2016 – BlockCrushr Labs today unveiled a solution to revolutionize P2P (person to person) street giving, using emerging “blockchain” technologies to ensure that funds given to buy meals and other necessities are spent for their intended purpose. The system addresses diversion of funds and the declining prevalence of people carrying cash, by allowing people to anonymously …
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Sean’s Outpost Faces Special Hearing Tomorrow Over Satoshi Forest

Bitcoin is a powerful tool for charitable organizations all over the world, due to its simplicity, reduced fees, and global appeal. Sean’s Outpost is one of the longest standing charitable organizations accepting Bitcoin payments, and their homeless shelter is facing a lot of backlash from the local government. It is not the first time the Satoshi Forest is a topic of debate, unfortunately. Also read: FitCoin Project Still Has No …
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