Mozambique busts ‘30,000 ghost workers’

Image copyright AFP Image caption The southern African nation is ranked 153 out of 180 countries in a global corruption perceptions index Proof-of-life tests in Mozambique have revealed that 30,000 ghost workers on the civil service payroll. The civil service minister said some were paid for jobs they had not done, others were dead or […]

Female-Empowering Western Apparel : Converse and MadeMe

Converse and MadeMe’s Series Boast Western Americana Aesthetics Converse and MadeMe worked together to put a spotlight on the empowering mantra “by girls, for girls,” originally emphasized by the founder of MadeMe, Erin Magee. The collaborative project highlights a series of apparel, footwear and accessories for the holiday season this year. The main design influence […]

Child advice chatbots fail to spot sexual abuse

Image copyright Woebot Labs/Touchkin Image caption Woebot and Wysa are part of a new wave of mental health chatbots Two mental health chatbot apps have required updates after struggling to handle reports of child sexual abuse. In tests, neither Wysa nor Woebot told an apparent victim to seek emergency help. The BBC also found the […]