United Way and 24G Team Up on Digital Simulation to Teach Empathy | Enterpreneurship
We’ve heard a lot, especially since the presidential election in 2016, about how technologies like social media are effectively reducing empathy and harming civil discourse. But what if technology could instead be used to stoke a better appreciation of the daily struggles others are going through?
That’s the goal behind 24G’s “The Cost of Living,” a digital simulation that the Troy, MI-based software developer created for the nonprofit United Way of Southeastern Michigan.
“The United Way had a physical game it used during facility tours to get donors to understand how people live in poverty,” says Devin Polaski, 24G’s… Read more »
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