An app called I SEA made a splash last week when it purported to give anyone, anywhere the power to save Mediterranean migrants. With just a smartphone, a few spare minutes, and a sharp eye, users of I SEA could help spot migrant-laden vessels in distress and alert authorities. Numerous publications including Reuters, Wired, Fast Company, and Newsweek published positive coverage.
Going green can be a rather thankless effort. Nobody pats you on the back for your reusable water bottle, diligent recycling efforts, and insistence on buying local. But one Dutch entrepreneur wants to reward residents of Amsterdam for their efforts to bring down air pollution. And he's doing it with birdhouses.
Earlier today at the annual E3 videogame conference in Los Angeles, Nintendo pulled back the curtain on the latest installment in its iconic Zelda franchise. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be the first new Zelda game created for Nintendo's four-year-old Wii U system (instead of just updated versions of games for older systems). Based on the new trailer, it looks pretty incredible.