Tag Archives: Technology

White House announces iPhone apps to address sexual abuse

TweetAnd to think I thought the plot point on last week’s episode of “The Good Wife,” where they mentioned a “rape app” that allowed the investigators to establish the timeline, was just wishful thinking! Nope, it’s real! This week, after a few months of a development contest set up by the Department of Health and [...]
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Tech problems: Fixed!

Tweet If you haven’t noticed, half our menu is missing. We are aware of the problem and are working on getting it fixed. But it may take most of the day. Fixed! In the meantime you can access the community site and the campus blog by going directly to these links: Community Campus Don’t worry, [...]
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Yet another sexual violence scandal at the Australian Defence Force Academy

TweetEarlier this year, as you might recall, a scandal broke at the Australian Defence Force Academy: several male cadets were disciplined for filming a consensual sex act between two of their peers and distributing, without the consent of the woman in question, via Skype. Today news broke of yet another sexual assault or harassment scandal [...]
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Can technology help prevent sexual assault and dating violence on college campuses?

TweetThe White House is hoping so. They’ve launched a challenge in coordination with the Department of Health and Human Services and Vice President Joe Biden encouraging developers to create a smartphone app that will help prevent sexual assault and dating violence on college campuses. Acknowledging the high rates of sexual assault among young college-aged women [...]
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Social Media Pregnancies – Where to Draw the Line?

Originally posted in Community Blog

TweetIf you’re like me, chances are by the age of 28 that you’ve had a few female friends announce on Facebook that they’re pregnant by posting early sonograms, a progression of baby bump photos and enthusiastic updates for nine months. And let’s not forget about the eery 3-D sonograms showing a nearly full-term baby weeks [...]
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