Overall App Requirements
Your hacks project should answer at least one of the following :
What can be created that will allow us to practice and demonstrate personally and culturally?
How can we learn to work with, engage, and help others?
What can we build to promote and encourage intentional acts of kindness?
How can we build a platform, community, or initiative that maintains integrity? Data privacy?
How can we reconnect with humanity and empathize with the challenge facing others?
Can we explore technology that allows us to dig deeper into ourselves and therefore create personal change?
Can we see the world and others differently? What can we build to address the most pressing issues affecting humanity?
Nearly 350,000 health apps are in circulation today. Yet, according to the World Bank and World Health Organization, at least half of the world’s population cannot obtain essential health services. What obstacles keep this issue alive? How can technology be a way to re-imagine existing approaches to healthcare that do not limit equitable access to quality care?
Sports can bring individuals and communities together in a moment of shared humanity. This vastly profitable industry also can cause damage to the environment, exploit the vulnerable, and be politicized to do harm. Athletes, administrators, advertisers and fans all have a role to play. How can technology dismantle the inequity, injustice and sometimes downright abuse that occurs in sports?
Water is essential for creating and sustaining life on Earth. Whether people realize it or not, water plays a role in many social, political, environmental, and health issues. What solutions can lead to more respect for bodies of water and all the living things that need it to survive?
should be functional or at least communicate its functionality
encourage the user to embody one or more of the seven values and/or allow the user to allow others to embody one ore more of the values.
not be single use. The user should be able to benefit from the app each time they open it over a long period of time.
be easily understandable to a person without professional or specialized knowledge in any particular subject such as humanities, and does not assume sophistication of the user.
allow user to access multiple perspectives on the values.
cite external sources used to code, design, and other applicable areas.
Allow the user to share with others how the app has affected their views of the seven values.
Allow the user to access external resources.
Allow the user to interact with other user’s perspective on the values.
Integrates new information and allows for the future updates.
Submit app to an actual app store.