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USAID Spurs Algorithm Designs To Predict Atrocities

The final round of the Tech Challenge for Atrocity Prevention included five winners that came up with models that could predict mass violence.

The Tech Challenge solicited ideas for averting mass violencein certain parts of the world.(Source: USAID.gov)
The Tech Challenge solicited ideas for averting mass violence
in certain parts of the world.
(Source: USAID.gov)

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11/20/2013 | 11:47:26 PM
Algorithms and Atrocities
Pleased to see technology come into play to address mass violence.  But  will there be enough political will to act on what the algorithms suggest?
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