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“Robin-hood of internet” helps the homeless

2016.08.10

It is the first robot-lawyer in the world and it gives legal advice to the homeless. DoNotPay is its name and it is in technical terms a chatbot, a computer program that has been designed to converse with ...

A special bus for housing the homeless

2016.04.11

Turn old bus into shelters where homeless people can spend the night. This is the idea of Simon Rowe, an australian man who has developed a mobile shelter to help house homeless families and ...

Australia’s mobile laundrette for the homeless

2016.03.31

A friendly pickup truck called Sudsy is where the small revolution began for Australians Nicholas Marquis and Lucas Patchett, both aged 21. All they did was “throw a couple of washing machines in the ...

Homeless man accepts donations by credit card

2016.02.01

“I'm the only homeless guy in America who accepts credit cards.” That's how Abe Hagenston describes himself, since he turned from begging to real business. He's been homeless for seven years and Hagenston, who ...

Mobile barber styles New York’s homeless

2016.01.15

If you're in New York you might come across a mobile hair salon for the homeless. It's a van that has been renovated to offer hairdressing and barber services, run by Jody Wood, a ...