Visiting Research Assistant (May 2018 – July 2018)
Ben Radock was a Visiting Research Assistant and a member of the Migrant Tech project at UNU Institute in Macau. He was working on the development of Apprise, a mobile application used by various frontline responders (FLRs) to identify victims of forced labor. During his time at UNU Institute in Macau, Ben has begun work on the “Factory Edition” of Apprise, which allows FLRs to collect and analyze data from potential victims in larger, factory environments.
Ben is currently pursuing a B.S. in Computer Science at the Georgia Institute of Technology. His research at school has included the study of various online communities and the ways in which users interact and develop social norms online. Over the course of his undergraduate program, he has focused on front-end development in the various projects he has worked on. After graduation, he plans to pursue a Master’s degree in Cybersecurity.
During his time at UNU Institute in Macau, Ben was part of the following project: