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Austin Homeless Org: “Homeless Hotspots” Is a Good Idea

BBH, the advertising agency whose “Homeless Hotspots” experiment became the unlikely star of SXSW, is in full damage-control mode. Critics call the program, in which homeless Austinites carry 4G hotspots and exchange bandwidth for donations, everything from “horrifying,” “scary” to “dehumanizing.” Front Steps, the Austin homeless advocacy group that helped BBH design the program and…