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Amanda Lin Costa

Haiti Double Feature

Amanda Lin Costa | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amanda Lin Costa

According to documentary filmmaker Daniel Reed, whose film deals with the fact that during the earthquake, many prisoners escaped, "The Haitians I met were all desperate for security. It's their number one priority."

Hope for Haiti's Unemployed

Amanda Lin Costa | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amanda Lin Costa

Great ideas always come out of MIT. This one isn't any different. Konbit is a service that allows anyone to call a phone number in Haiti toll-free a...

Haiti Double Feature

Amanda Lin Costa | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amanda Lin Costa

Tonight on PBS, two really strong documentaries dig deep into issues in Haiti that not only provide insight into the situation now post earthquake but...

6 - 5 - 10

Amanda Lin Costa | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amanda Lin Costa

Six -- last week was six months since the earthquake devastated Haiti. Five -- this month is five years since Katrina destroyed parts of New Orleans. Ten -- next year it will be ten years since the Twin Towers were reduced to rubble.

Haiti - Destination Unknown

Amanda Lin Costa | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amanda Lin Costa

I spent the six month anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti discussing donations, distribution and the state of Haiti at this juncture with Claudinette Jean.

Haiti's Newest "Hot Spot"

Amanda Lin Costa | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amanda Lin Costa

Paolo Chilosi, who runs Multilink, a leading internet provider in Haiti, boldly stated that the internet is as vital as food and water for Haiti less...

The Aftermath Of Disaster - Bearing Witness

Amanda Lin Costa | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amanda Lin Costa

Haiti Earthquake Aftermath Montage from Khalid Mohtaseb on Vimeo. Khalid Mohtaseb was on the ground shooting in Port-au-Prince less than a week afte...

Can Social Networks Save The World?

Amanda Lin Costa | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amanda Lin Costa

The New Haiti Project from Amanda Lin Costa on Vimeo. Michael Kutch co-founder and project manager of The New Haiti Project certainly thinks so. He ...

When is a Blog, Not Just a Blog?

Amanda Lin Costa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Amanda Lin Costa

A video from Inveneo, one of the organizations involved in the Haiti ReWired blog. Evan Hanson from Haiti ReWired said something that really stood ...

Sharing is Caring

Amanda Lin Costa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Amanda Lin Costa

The slide show above includes examples of photos taken in Haiti that are available for various uses through the Creative Commons' license. "Sharin...