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CrisisCamp -- People Working Together to Prepare for the Next Crisis

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Hey, the folks at CrisisCamp work together to get smart about the next big crisis, quake, flood, and worse. This Saturday there will be a Global Cris...

Emergency Social Data Summit Highlights the Role of Social Media During Crises

Alexander Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alexander Howard

The bottom line here is that citizens, government, media and NGOs can collaborate in unprecedented ways using innovative technology.

Real eGovernment from CrisisCommons re oil spill

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Craig Newmark

Hey, the folks at CrisisCommons.org are a global network of grassroots volunteers who are passionate about and effective at using open tech to reall...

Apps of Kindness: Crisis Camp Launches 3 New Web Apps for Haiti

Chrissie Brodigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Chrissie Brodigan

At a time where some of the smartest minds in tech innovation are distracted by cool apps for Twitter, the outpouring of response to develop technologies to: disperse food, map the area, translate information into Kreoyle, and design visualizations that track donation money are causing the biggest change to how, who, and where volunteers participate.

Programmers and the Non-Tech Set Join Forces to Help Haiti at CrisisCamps

Christina Gagnier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

Gathered in meeting rooms at universities and offices in four different countries, a flurry of typing, conversations, collaborations and snacks are po...