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    2009-05-01 Mobile Rapid Texting: The Near Future of HUMINT 2009-05-01 Mobile Rapid Texting: The Near Future of HUMINT Document Transcript

    • Links on mobile developments + mapping & their potential use for global development April 2009 0 the big picture Aside from mobile, imagine http://everyblock.com with http://benfry.com/zipdeco de/ with the public display of http://danoo.com 3-D Cities 3-D city models http://www.fugroearthdat a.com/servicessubcat.php ?subcat=3D-city-models 3-D/disasters/mapping Video from Technology Review http://link.brightcove.com on mapping disasters in 3-D /services/player/bcpid263 777539? bctid=18022720001 & http://www.technologyrev iew.com/blog/editors/232 57/ AFL-CIO/Pandemic Many Health Care Facilities Not http://www.docuticker.co Prepared to Protect Healthcare m/?p=25660 Workers in Event of Pandemic Flu Outbreak Africa mobile news Dedicated to mobile news from http://www.mobileafrica.n Africa et Africa/crop disease Treating crop disease in east http://www.theeastafrican Africa via mobile phone .co.ke/news/-/2558/5616 96/-/rigs6uz/-/ Africa/documentary trailer “Hello Africa” trailer for http://www.youtube.com/ documentary on African mobile watch?v=KAqsFqY-kGQ developments Africa/solar powered tower Solar powered cell phone tower http://ecoworldly.com/20 08/05/26/africa-cell- phone-providers- ingenuity-turns-to-wind- and-solar/ Augmented reality/3-D search Hyper-linking reality. http://www.technologyrev augmented reality, 3-D search iew.com/blog/editors/221 98/ & http://www.technologyrev iew.com/BizTech/17807/p
    • age2/ & http://www.geovector.co m/press/3Dsearch.html & http://www.geovector.co m/press/netdimensions.ht ml Cambodia/video/violence Mobile video of police open fire http://hub.witness.org/en at Cambodian farmers /node/12500 City problem-reporting Report and fix problems in your http://seeclickfix.com/fee city ds City sensors/mapping Real-time sensors for city http://senseable.mit.edu mapping Conflict/map International conflict mapping http://www.icr.ethz.ch/res (International Conflict earch/warviews Research) Crime map/Oakland Crime map for Oakland, http://oakland.crimespotti California ng.org Crisis-response “Innovative support to http://news.cnet.com/830 emergencies, disease, and 1-19518_3-10198462-23 disasters” 8.html? part=rss&subj=news&tag =2547-1_3-0-20 & http://instedd.org Data Visualization http://flowingdata.com Data visualization 175 data viz examples http://www.meryl.net/200 8/01/175-data-and- information-visualization- examples-and-resources/ Data Visualization/Animation Animated data visualization http://www.jonathancousi ns.com/information_recas t/ Data visualization/product- Product-tracking http://www.nd.edu/~netw tracking orks/productspace/index. htm Digital Earth International Symposium on http://www.isde5.org/abo Digital Earth ut_digitalearth.htm Disease detection/Twitter From DIYCIty.org, “Realtime http://sickcity.org disease detection for your city from messages on Twitter (and
    • soon Facebook)” Dome media Domes for displaying vivid http://geodome.info media Google Earth + iPhone Google Earth for the iPhone http://www.wired.com/ga dgetlab/2008/10/google- earth-co/ India/Idea-sending Corporate mobile democracy in http://www.youtube.com/ India? watch?v=FGM4ywFEcZg india/Mapping/SMS/Elections Vote reporting on India election http://votereport.in discrepancies and incidents & http://swiftapp.org & http://blog.twittervoterep ort.com India/SMS/Mapping/traffic SMS traffic reporting and http://www.btis.in because mapping of this http://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=RjrEQaG5jPM Indonesia/Gov/SMS SMS to complain about http://www.textually.org/t government officials extually/archives/2005/06 /008668.htm Indonesia/SMS/Disease (2005) Indonesia launching http://www.textually.org/t hotline to monitor disease via extually/archives/2005/08 SMS /009653.htm Kenya/mapping Geospatial Week--“Mapping our http://www.servir.net/afri Future 2009-2014: Collective ca/index.php? Action and Advocacy to Improve Spatial Solutions for option=com_mamblog&It Sustainable Development” emid=54&task=show&acti on=view&id=331&Itemid =54 & http://agcommons.com/? q=node/83 Kenya/SMS/election violence SMS as Information Channel in http://new.mobileactive.o Post-Election Kenyan violence rg/sms-information- channel-post-election- kenya Kenya/video Kenya's mobile revolution Part 1 documentary http://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=xQTS8Hel1vk Part 2 http://www.youtube.com/
    • watch?v=BRjpHUnxaq8 Largest mobile event Largest exhibition for the http://www.mobileworldc mobile industry ongress.com/overview.sht ml London Noise Map London road traffic noise map http://www.londonnoisem ap.com Mali/USAID “Promoting stability and http://mali.geekcorps.org prosperity in the developing world through information and communications technology” Map/city growth Map on city growth (Chicago) http://www.mapsinthepub licsquare.org Map/Disease Global disease alert map http://healthmap.org/en Map/hate groups Hate group map for America http://www.splcenter.org/i ntel/map/hate.jsp Map/healthcare/NYC part of the Centers for Disease http://www.healthcaretha Control's REACH 2010 Program tworks.org/maps/nyc/ Map/Surveillance/Privacy 2007 International Privacy http://www.privacyinterna Ranking, map of surveillance tional.org/article.shtml? societies around the world cmd[347]=x-347-559597 Mapping Proliferation/non-proliferation http://www.carnegieendo maps wment.org/static/npp/dea dlymaps.cfm Mapping British Data Various mapping based in http://www.maptube.org Britain Mapping/genocide-prevention Genocide Prevention Mapping http://www.ushmm.org/m Initiative aps Mapping/roadway fatalities Mapping of roadway fatalities http://www.saferoadmaps across America .org Maps/Science “Better maps, better decisions” http://mapofscience.com Medical/Health “Frontline SMS Medic” http://www.textually.org/t extually/archives/2009/03 /023151.htm Mobile blood tester Hacked/modified mobile device http://mobileactive.org/in into a portable blood tester stant-lab-your-mobile- capable of detecting HIV, malaria and other illnesses analyzing-blood- detecting-diseases Mobile geo-data Mobile geo-data sets http://shop.delorme.com/ OA_HTML/DELibeCCtpSct DspRte.jsp? section=10058
    • Mobile Health Rockefeller Foundation, United http://www.nextbillion.net Nations Foundation and /blog/2009/03/16/mhealt Vodafone Foundation to form the Mobile Health Alliance h-for-development (mHealth) & http://www.unfoundation. org/global- issues/technology/mhealt h-alliance.html Mobile microscope/Medical “CellScope: Telemicroscopy for http://www.intelchallenge Disease Diagnosis” .com/cellscope & http://fletchlab.berkeley.e du/research_cellscope.ht m Mobile traffic monitoring Mobile Millennium Traffic Pilot http://traffic.berkeley.edu Mobile/$15-$20 pricetag $15-20 Tracfones http://www.tracfone.com/ phones.jsp? task=phones&subTask=all Phones Mobile/$20 hardware $20 mobile chip platform http://www.i4u.com/articl e3851.html Mobile/Crisis-response “Ushahidi global crisis http://www.netsquared.or reporting” g/projects/ushahidi-v2- global-crisis-tool Mobile/India $20 mobile phone http://www.cellphonebeat .com/entry/spice-mobile- unveils-20-people-s- phone Mobile/International Top 15 project winners of http://www.netsquared.or development USAID contest g/usaid/top15 Mobile/Malnutrition “Child Malnutrition Surveillance http://www.netsquared.or and Famine Response” g/projects/child- malnutrition-surveillance- and-famine-response Nature.com/Mobile potential “..mobile phones are starting to http://www.nature.com/n be used to collect data in an ews/2009/090419/full/45 increasing number of disciplines. 8959a.html Roberta Kwok looks into their potential.” Nigeria/Android/rapid response new tool now being tested in http://mobileactive.org/ra Nigeria by UNICEF for the pid-android-turning- distribution of bed nets. android-phone-data-
    • collection-and-supply- management-server & http://rapidandroid.org Open Learning/RSS Example of course available http://openlearn.open.ac. through RSS feeds. Connect uk/course/category.php? this into a RSS-to-SMS program for mobile learning id=6 potential Pakistan/converging media Extensive writing on old & new http://civic.mit.edu/watch media converging in Pakistan listenlearn/old-and-new- emergencies media-converging-during- the-pakistan-emergency- march-2007- february-2008 & http://civic.mit.edu/watch listenlearn/old-and-new- media-converging-during- the-pakistan-emergency- march-2007- february-2008?page=0,2 (SMS section) Photography synthesis Piece together photography to http://photosynth.net/Def form a realistic-like navigatable ault.aspx environment Poverty/mapping Spatial representations of http://www.povertymap.n poverty assessments et Rapid response Strong Angel III “Integrated http://strongangel3.com rapid response demonstration” Rapid Rapid response mapping in http://www.fugroearthdat response/mapping/Tennesse Tennessee (tornado) a.com/features.php? id=1002 Rapid response/Video Video of Strong Angel III http://www.youtube.com/ watch? v=1ikEPzLHPdM&NR=1 RSS/mapping RSS feeds mapped http://www.mappedup.co m RSS-to-SMS Free RSS-to-SMS service in http://pingie.com/beta/in development (beta) dex.php Singapore/SMS/crime alerts SMS crime alerts from http://www.spf.gov.sg/cri Singapore police meprevention/crimesms_i ndex.htm SMS/411/answer service SMS 411 type service as a http://www.411sms.com
    • model since this does not work & (I tested it) http://www.411sms.com/ translations SMS/Answer Service Answers to anything, on the http://www.chacha.com go, for free (pay after certain amount of SMS's) SMS/Collective participation Collective navigation via SMS http://marumushi.com/pr ojects/adobeideas2006 SMS/court cases/Dubai SMS service now available for http://www.itp.net/news/ Dubai court cases 552508-sms-updates- now-available-for-dubai- court-cases- & http://www.dxbpp.gov.ae/ en/Index-E.asp SMS/crime-fighting Using SMS to fight crime http://mobileactive.org/s ms_crime SMS/farmers/India Indian farmers adopt SMS to http://www.hindu.com/th find out rubber prices ehindu/holnus/015200904 171712.htm SMS/fumes/crime tips Documentation from England, http://www.textually.org/t Thailand, and Malaysia on the extually/archives/cat_citiz use of text messaging for reporting excessive fume ens_as_informants.htm emissions and crime tips SMS/NYC Transit NYC Metro Transit SMS service http://mymtaalerts.com/ (S(t22oirujs0j1w4550c41 u1ai))/LoginC.aspx SMS/Pollution advisories text messaging service to http://www.azdeq.gov/sm inform people when a High s.html Pollution Advisory (HPA) is & being issued for the Greater Phoenix Area. http://www.physorg.com/ news160207575.html SMS/problem-driving Bad driving reports via SMS http://www.textually.org/t extually/archives/2006/06 /012814.htm SMS/Products/Bar code Bar code SMS service http://camclic.com SMS/sex info Sex info for young people http://www.sextextsf.org SMS/video projection SMS & video projection for http://www.txtualhealing. public display com Solar powered phone Solar powered phone (2nd link http://www.inhabitat.com is of solar powered phone that /2009/02/13/samsung- is water proof) releases-solar-powered-
    • phone/ & http://tr.im/k0YI Telecommunications/Internet/M Telecommunications and http://senseable.mit.edu/ ap internet map nyte Terrorists Potential uses of mobile phones http://www.fas.org/irp/ep by terrorists rint/mobile.pdf UN/Vodafone/Social Change United Nations Foundation & http://mobileactive.org/fil Vodafone “Mobilizing Social es/MobilizingSocialChange Change” _full.pdf UNICEF/RapidSMS http://unicefinnovation.or g Video/“Participatory Sensing” “Participatory sensing” and http://www.youtube.com/ mobile phones watch?v=t-ItfpA3XiY Video/crisis-response Larry Brilliant's presentation http://www.ted.com/inde that led to the start of the x.php/talks/larry_brilliant “Innovative support to emergencies, disease, and _wants_to_stop_pandemi disasters” (INSTEDD) cs.html Video/Data collection Nokia data gathering http://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=V3rrbhf87yI Video/Health Data Datadyne mobile health data http://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=RoiGzgnMUAo & http://www.datadyne.org Video/problem-solving/3-D/grid Video at Google.org of David http://tr.im/k4Qw computing Brin & Sheldon Brown & animation (scalable city) http://www.worldcommun itygrid.org Video/SMS/Mapping Video on Ushahidi's text http://www.ted.com/inde messaging and mapping for x.php/talks/erik_hersman Kenya _on_reporting_crisis_via_ texting.html video-map Witness.org map of videos http://hub.witness.org/en captured around the world /map Wars/animated mapping Animated mapping of American http://www.mapsofwar.co wars m/ind/american- wars.html World data maps Many world data maps http://maps.howstuffwork s.com World data maps Various world data maps http://worldprocessor.com /catalog/world/
    • Zimbabwe/Mapping/Terror & Mapping Terror in Zimbabwe: http://www.sokwanele.co Violence/Elections Political Violence & Elections m/map/electionviolence 2008 Zimbabwe/SMS/censorship Zimbabwe phone censorship in http://www.textually.org/t the name of national security extblog/mt_search.php? IncludeBlogs=1&search=z imbabwe Zip codes/Mapping Zip code map. Click map, type http://benfry.com/zipdeco zip code, and the map zooms in de Mobile + Mapping Crisis (Zimbabwe, India, Kenya, Gaza, Congo, S. Africa) Used in India, Gaza, and Kenya, http://www.ushahidi.com Zimbabwe, Congo Congo http://drc.ushahidi.com Kenya http://legacy.ushahidi.com South Africa http://www.unitedforafrica.co.za India http://votereport.in Gaza http://labs.aljazeera.net/waronga za