Daily Archives: October 30, 2012

Pitch Competition this Friday – The Teams and Their Ideas

The Innovating Mobile Technology for Development pitch competition is this Friday at 2pm! You are all invited to listen to our keynote speaker, hear ignite talks from 6 teams and decisions from a panel of judges. And then interact with all of these people during our post-competition happy hour networking event! We will be posting about the teams, the judges, and the keynote speaker over the next few days. First up, the teams and their ideas! Idea: Monster Appetite – Promoting children’s awareness of the […]

Mapping Sandy

If you have ever wondered how crisis mapping can be applied to disasters here in the USA, Hurricane Sandy brought on a plethora of examples. You can decide for yourself the up sides (displaying information otherwise unattainable) and the down sides (duplicating efforts, misinformation a la Twitter). Here are a few interesting ones to check out: Super Storm Sandy – Created by Google.org, combining crowdsourced data and official information Tweak the Tweet Sandy – Created by University of Washington’s Human Centered Design & Engineering (specifically […]