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Monday, January 25, 2010

Start Helping Haiti in Ten Minutes With No Cash

Robert Wray, the tech guy behind Tom & Carol's blog, went down on Saturday to check out the Crisis Commons. The event was a mind blowing collaboration of over 1,000 technical volunteers from three continents. Crowd-sourced community-generated maps have become the official on the ground map resource in Haiti. In this video, Fortiusone's CTO Andrew Turner explains how you can start helping Haiti in 10 minutes with no cash ... just some of your time. Links talked about in the video are ushahidi - Haiti SMS disaster relief collaboration, Crisis Commons ,and ImapHaiti. How you get started in less than 10 minutes: The event was also covered by internal media organizations such as CNN, BBC, Washington Post, LA Times, Wired and O'Reilly Media.

1 comment:

  1. How cool is THIS! Thanks for posting it. I am going to try to post this on my FB! See you in 2 weeks! Randi


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