crisis

Behind the map: crises and crisis collectives in high-tech actions

[Guest post by Fiona Gedeon Achi. About: Fiona Gedeon Achi will be starting a PhD in Anthropology this Fall at McGill University, Montreal, Canada. She hopes to focus on issues related to global health and human rights.

Untethered Hardware Connectivity in a Crisis

In the software space we’ve been able to think up, prototype, build and take to market ideas much faster than anywhere else. As the consumerization of hardware picks up steam, we’ll see the same thing happen with devices.

Predicting Locations of Emergency & Damage During Disaster Using VGI Data

[Guest blog post by Prateek Budhwar who is currently pursuing M.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India. Prateek is interested in the areas of Volunteered geographic information, Digital image processing, GPS based LBS applications on android and remote sensing].

Crisis Mapping Syria: An Important Update

[Guest blog post by Syrian activist, author identity withheld for security reasons]

Haiti and the Power of Crowdsourcing

It’s been two years today since Haiti’s devastating earthquake… here’s a blog post from then on the power of crowdsourcing in crisis response.
Cross-posted from iRevolution.net

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