Digital Jiminy Crickets (Slate magazine/Future Tense)
With the rise of smartphone apps that promote ethical behavior, are we outsourcing our consciences to mobile devices? Thomas Seager is co-author of an article that examines what might happen if our phones become our guides to making decisions about our behavior. Seager, an associate professor in the School of Sustainability and the Built Environment, is also a senior sustainability scientist in the Global Institute of Sustainability and a Lincoln Fellow of Ethics and Sustainability in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.
Students compete to fund app to combat hunger (State Press)
FlashFood, a team of two graduate students, one undergraduate student and an ASU alumnus, traveled to Sydney to pitch their social entrepreneur idea, called FlashFood, at Microsoft’s annual Imagine Cup, July 6-10.