Team SecondFriend (3) – Cambodia/Sweden/Germany – Content Curation – Winner 2nd Prize
The Project: SecondFriend
Second Friend is a one-click fast track to establish a secure, confidential and anonymous chat channel for children in need to talk to a reliable third party without knowledge of their parents.
It consists of a front-end for the child in form of Chrome browser extension and a cross-platform mobile application and a web-based backend for the support organisation managing and responding to incoming chat requests.
Used Sources or Codes:
Platforms: Google Chrome, Google App Engine, PubNub, Backbone.js
Soe is an accidental coder. While working in activism and energy engineering, he discovered the magic and beauty of opensource, bits and bytes. He has contributed to opensource projects through two rounds of Google Summer of Code program. During free time, he helped out non-profit organizations with their IT needs.
I am PhD Student in Information Technology at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona. At present, I am in long term visit at the Computer Laboratory in University of Cambridge. Last year I was visiting the Federal University of Minas Gerais.