Robert Sell leads teams of hackers in competitions to find missing people. His Project, Trace Labs, selects missing people cases and then awards hackers points for finding information and any digital footprints to help crack the case.
We spoke to Rob about his work in search and rescue and how his organisation has helped to solve some cases long after the police have ceased to investigate them. In Super Users, we go down an internet rabbit hole to hear from people whose lives have become defined by their online presence.
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