Top tech projects for social good in the UK and beyond

From AI wheelchairs to VR therapy, we look at how tech is making a positive difference

By Techworld Staff Jan 08, 2019|

From the brain-eroding effects of social media, the mistreatment of employees by firms like Uber or Amazon, or the partnering of big tech with the military, public perceptions of tech have taken on a darker hue in recent years. 

However, tech still has the potential to be a force for good in the world. Here are some startups that are using technology to make a positive difference, from braille e-readers to drones that search the seas for environmental crimes.

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