• Archive for July, 2007

    The Economist on how mobile phones are changing humanitarian aid

    by  • July 31, 2007 • The Global Picture • 0 Comments

    Flood, famine and mobile phones Technology is transforming humanitarian relief—and shifting the balance of power between donors and recipients Those ingenious victims While the joys of gadgetry may seem obvious to aid workers, how much has it really done to help victims? The full answer to that question has yet to emerge, and it is [...]

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    Hexayurt.com is now Live

    by  • July 30, 2007 • Everything Else • 0 Comments

    Hexayurt.com is now live. There you can see a tiny video about the project, and links to the primary project repository at Appropedia. I’ve also posted the mass evac. sketch that I showed to the Red Cross in January. It’s worth a read if you’re interested in decentralized disaster response. They liked it. A lot.

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