How to create an app to increase empathy?
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By Martina Pesce on Oct 16, 2020
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Design the app to produce empathy not as a product, but a perk!
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by Subash Chapagain on Oct 17, 2020
Empathy courses, activities, and social media-like posts.
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by Jamila Ahmed on Oct 21, 2020
The size of our environment matters
by Juran K. on Oct 19, 2020