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Building Call for Code apps using blockchain

By Derek Teay | Published April 24, 2019

Learn how blockchain and the cloud pair together to create an unstoppable Call for Code solution.

Building Call for Code apps with AI

By Derek Teay | Published April 12, 2019

Learn how to incorporate AI into your apps to help mitigate the risks from natural disasters.

Health care challenges during and after a natural disaster

By Jina Kim & Liz Klipp | Published April 7, 2019

When a natural disaster happens, some of the biggest challenges are providing adequate health care to individuals who either have pre-existing medical conditions or who have health issues as a result of the aftermath.

Letter from Call for Code CTO: Answer the call in 2019

By Daniel Krook | Updated March 25, 2019 | Published March 22, 2019

Submissions for Call for Code 2019 are now open. Developers are challenged to create scalable, sustainable, and life-saving open source technologies to help mitigate natural disasters.

Keep sensitive data safe and withstand the rigors of natural disasters

By Melissa Sassi | Published March 25, 2019

It’s not enough to respond to a natural disaster; healthcare facilities need to be prepared before disasters occur, including those involving malicious attempts to exploit the situation.

Catching up with Project Owl

By Kevin Allen & Liz Klipp | Updated March 24, 2019 | Published March 22, 2019

Since winning Call for Code 2018, Project Owl is working hard to implement their solution to help aid communications during the next disaster.

How the Sendai Framework aims to reduce the risk of natural disasters

By IBM Developer Staff | Published March 19, 2019

When a natural disaster occurs, the risks can be significant. The Sendai Framework aims to minimize the damages not only to infrastructure, but the loss of life.

Developers are impacting industries and the world - will you?

By Liz Klipp | Published March 13, 2019

If you're a developer, you could help change the world. Learn how you can use your coding skills to make a difference with Call for Code.