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Crises Mapping & Cleaning our Ocean Blue- Port of San Francisco, Ca.

TODAY: the Research Vessel  (R/V) Ocean Starr ties up in port. Welcoming back from its crises mapping and cleaning derbies in the ocean from California to Hawaii.
Citations : http://www.stabbertmaritime.com/news/ ;
I'll be port-side, and will update as I learn more of their heroic crises action teams journey. 

Map History & Dialog - "A Tent City No More."- Map by R.P. Bridgens - 1853

With many mappers,  members in-the Bay Area, and countless mappers who visit on holiday I thought this was an engaging, heads up, proper to share with my mappers family. A rare look back along with expert dialog, an intimate setting in the heart of San Francisco, Ca. Lets map our way back in time. 1853.

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.

AIDF Infographic: How Public-Private Partnerships Between Telecommunications and Humanitarian Agencies Can Save Lives

Worldwide, 19.03.2015 - In preparation for their upcoming AIDF Asia: Aid & Response Summit, the Aid and International Development Forum (AIDF) has released a Mobile for Development infographic, visualising the growing ubiquity of the mobile phone in the developing world, its uses in disaster relief and resilience and highlighting partnerships between humanitarian agencies and telecommunicati

Reimagining multistakeholderism: challenges for internet governance

As the internet has assumed increasing importance across the world, who governs the online sphere is becoming a burning question. The current governance architecture is anachronistic, as American-incorporated organisations like the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) continue to administer what was once an American, but is now unquestionably a global, phenomenon.

China's position on the Sony attack

In late November 2014, Sony Pictures Entertainment confirmed it was the victim of a cyber attack that crippled its networks and stole large quantities of personal and commercial data. On December 19, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) publicly identified North Korea as responsible for these crimes.

Cyber war preparedness, cyberspace arms control and the United States

The cyber-attacks that Estonia, Georgia and Iran suffered as well as the U.S. PRISM spying scandal exposed in 2013 have demonstrated that there is increasing difficulty in maintaining order and security in cyberspace.

OGC reduces membership fees for organizations in developing nations

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

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