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Think of Something You Would Hack for Good


August 31, 2013

One of my more nerdy hobbies is to collect stories about technology hacks that have taken existing tools and created new uses for them, specifically ones with benefits to people.Some of my favorites include a music player for the deaf, an app that utilizes cell phone vibrators to create music that deaf people can enjoy through touch, and the tweetingciggy, which tracks the habits of those trying to quit smoking with twitter-connected e-cigarette. I would love to combine Hashtag art through Hyperactivate, and soccer, through the World Cup, to leverage soccer fans' passion for the game to build virtual soccer fields around the world, which could result in real ones too, given the right support. What would you hack for good?

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