The Key To Helping San Francisco’s Homeless: Cellphones

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You won’t find “cellphone” listed within Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, but the device is certainly making a case for inclusion.

A new San Francisco-focused website, Link-SF, was unveiled Friday with the goal of helping the city’s homeless population connect with resources like shelter, food and medical assistance.

The idea for a website alone isn’t necessarily groundbreaking, but the intended use case is. Site creators built the service specifically for mobile phones, which have become an important tool in the everyday lives of America’s homeless population, too, says Kenshiro Nakagawa, a software engineer at Zendesk who helped develop the site Read more…

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