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Witness.org: Using Video to Document and Tell Stories
Witness.org is a Brooklyn-based non-profit that “…makes it possible for anyone, anywhere to use video and technology to protect and defend human rights.” Throughout the world, they have found many citizen journalists are “using video to document and tell stories…[but] are not filming safely or effectively.” Witness provides training and technology to use video as a vehicle to “protect and defend human rights” and to “create positive change in [their] communities.”
We began working with Seattle Humane Society in February of 2016. They had reached out to us because they needed some emergency help with their website. For some reason, their site was reverting to an old view display and completely broken. We were able to jump in, identify the problem, and resolve that day.
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No, you should not. You should let us worry about them, and go back to your business.
Seriously, we're getting questions from all kinds of people about whether this matters. I'm a bit surprised that there is any question about that. Would you be concerned if your top salesperson was selling for somebody else? If your cashiers were jotting down credit card numbers when they charged a card? If your office became a well-known spot for illicit drug or gun dealers? If your office had a bunch of scammers squatting and running a pyramid scheme? If your confidential client information could be revealed as easily as using a bic pen on an old Kryptonite lock?
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In September, Freelock was recognized as a leading web development company in Seattle by Clutch.
DevOps is the union of development, operations, and quality assurance -- but it's really the other way around.