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Stephanie Hankey

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South Asian man and woman sitting on couch together looking at smartphone, with text overlaid on image that reads Smartphone as Lifeline: Designing Technology for a Changing World (2020)
Smartphone as Lifeline: Designing Technology for a Changing World (2020)
Published on: May 15, 2024
This report explores how smartphones, viewed as essential lifeline devices, can be designed to better serve individuals in vulnerable, disadvantaged, or transitional contexts. It emphasizes the critical role smartphones play in providing access to resources, services, and vital communication, especially in precarious situations such as natural disasters, migration, and poverty.
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