11/19/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Mapping Technology Helps Homlessness in NYC

In an effort to raise awareness of vacancy and homelessness , New York based group, Picture the Homeless, created a crowdsource mapping system modeled after crisis-mapping outfit Ushahidi.  The Crowdmap, called Vacant NYC, detects where vacant properties and lots in the city. 

Organizer of Picture the Homeless, Sam Miller said to ReadWriteWeb "In

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