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Facebook Population Data for DRC

Please find here the population model for DRC from Facebook Research.  Please note that I'm only publishing this in PNG format because direct publication of GeoTIFF and CSV formats isn't allowed under Direct Relief's data sharing agreement with Facebook.  But I hope you find it va

Why Do Crisis Mappers Map?

Shout out for survey participants! We need your help!
Crisis mapping is a global phenomenon. But why do Crisis Mappers map? What motivates them to get involved and what do they get out of it? These are just some of the key questions that a new University of Adelaide research project is seeking to address. 

Inveneo’s Executive Director to Join the ICT4D Subcommittee to the U.S. Department of State

Inveneo is proud to announce that its Executive Director, Bruce Baikie, has recently accepted position as a member of the Information Communication Technology (ICT) for Development Subcommittee to the U.S. Department of State’s Advisory Committee for International Communications and Information Policy.

OGC reduces membership fees for organizations in developing nations

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) announces new membership options for organizations based in emerging economies.

University of Colorado

A state university of Colorado, University of Colorado at Boulder (CU-Boulder) opened in 1877 and has built programmes in the sciences, engineering, business, law, arts, humanities, education, music, and many other disciplines. CU-Boulder offers more than 3,400 courses each year in approximately 150 areas of study.

HBR's Breakthrough Ideas Highlight Everyday Tools for Health Care

Thanks to a tip from my colleague Beth Jenkins, I enthusiastically read The Harvard Business Review’s List: Breakthrough Ideas for 2010. The entire article is a nice, quick read that will get you thinking about a wide variety of issues – from how we can better license technology to manage people to financing energy alternatives. I immediately focused on the second idea on the list, “The Technology That Can Revolutionize Health Care”.

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