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Handheld Awesome Detectors Sxsw 2010

  1. 1. handheld awesome detectors* rachel weidinger @rachelannyes 415-793-2939
  2. 2. @NetSquared
  3. 3. FPO text FPO -Copy FPO - copy coming coming coming
  4. 4. Every social benefit organization on the planet has the technology resources and knowledge it needs to operate at its full potential.
  5. 5. handheld awesome detectors
  6. 6. *mobile empathy amplifiers
  7. 7. A children’s toothbrush I designed with every best intention to make my contribution to the betterment of the human condition through design was dropped on my desk, all bleached and worn and encrusted with sand. It had washed up on a remote beach in Baja California in front of a friend of mine who went to seek unspoiled nature and wild life there. Thomas Overthurn http://www.otto-otto.com/2009/02/3-questions-thomas-overthun-of-ideo/
  8. 8. What you make goes everywhere.
  9. 9. (party)
  10. 10. Do you like it here? It’s the best place I’ve ever lived.
  11. 11. But I mean, you know, is it an interesting neighbourhood? Oh – the neighbourhood? Well…that’s outside!
  12. 12. The Big Here
  13. 13. pop quiz Kevin Kelly http://www.kk.org/cooltools/archives/000957.php
  14. 14. 1) Point north. 5) How many feet above sea level are you? 11) From what direction do storms generally come?
  15. 15. 8) Is the soil under your feet, more clay, sand, rock or silt? 10) Name five native edible plants in your neighborhood and the season(s) they are available. 19) How many days is the growing season here (from frost to frost)?
  16. 16. handheld awesome detectors
  17. 17. awesome (How I Big a Here)
  18. 18. • #1 Lifestyle app couple of times • #64 in the Paid Apps • Sold 10,000 +
  19. 19. Locavore Buster Benson enjoymentland.com/locavore/ @enjoy_locavore
  20. 20. •180,000 unique downloads •Used 2.8 times on average What’s Next: •Information about ocean issues •Super Green list •News
  21. 21. Seafood Watch Humberto Kam (contact) seafoodwatch.org @seafoodwatch
  22. 22. •Find safe, healthy and green products •70,000+ food, toys, personal care, & household products
  23. 23. GoodGuide Sumhir Meghani (contact) developer.goodguide.com goodguide.com @goodguide
  24. 24. mobile empathy amplifiers
  25. 25. Ushahidi
  26. 26. (witness)
  27. 27. • Ushahidi
  28. 28. • http://haiti.ushahidi.com/reports/view/163 – Missing person found • http://haiti.ushahidi.com/reports/view/936 – Water delivered • http://haiti.ushahidi.com/reports/view/1119 – Update from volunteers who landed in Jacmel • http://haiti.ushahidi.com/reports/view/1245 – Orthopedic clinic finds supplies • http://haiti.ushahidi.com/reports/view/111 – Normil family found • http://haiti.ushahidi.com/reports/view/389 – Children ok and evacuated • http://haiti.ushahidi.com/reports/view/1070 – Water sent to orphanage • http://haiti.ushahidi.com/reports/view/474 – Missing person found • http://haiti.ushahidi.com/reports/view/606 – Food and water received • http://haiti.ushahidi.com/reports/view/642 – Food, water, medical supplies delivered • http://haiti.ushahidi.com/reports/view/580 – Water deployed to orphanage • http://haiti.ushahidi.com/reports/view/761 – Children moved to safety • http://haiti.ushahidi.com/reports/view/584 – Missing person found
  29. 29. Tracking the Ushahidi map/feed include: • Red Cross • AIDG • Plan International • USAID • FEMA • Charity Water • US Coast Guard Task • US State Force Department • World Food Program • International • SOUTHCOM Medical Corps • OFDA • • UNDP http://blog.ushahidi.com/index.php/2010/02/06/ushahidi-how-we-are-doing/
  30. 30. “No matter what anyone else tells you, don’t stop mapping, you are saving lives.” [Name not public], FEMA Task Force (Conference call to Ushahidi) http://blog.ushahidi.com/index.php/2010/02/06/ushahidi-how-we-are-doing/
  31. 31. “[The] Crisis Map of Haiti represents the most comprehensive and up-to- date map available to the humanitarian community.” Craig Fulgate, FEMA Task Force http://blog.ushahidi.com/index.php/2010/02/06/ushahidi-how-we-are-doing/
  32. 32. Ushahidi Needs Now: • Timeline and Map work • FrontlineSMS integration and extension • Geocoding Accuracy • Bayesian Modeling • Sahana integration • HeatmappingNews and Incident Clustering • Charts and Graphs • Authentication
  33. 33. Ushahidi ushahidi.com/join
  34. 34. Project 4636
  35. 35. Dalila: I need Thomassin Apo please Apo: Kenscoff Route: Lat: 18.495746829274168, Long:- 72.31849193572998 Apo: This Area after Petion-Ville and Pelerin 5 is not on Google Map. We have no streets name Apo: I know this place like my pocket Dalila: thank God u was here http://www.mission4636.org/heart-and-soul/
  36. 36. mission4636.org/history
  37. 37. http://blog.ushahidi.com/index.php/2010/02/08/project-4636-an-info-graphic/
  38. 38. http://blog.ushahidi.com/index.php/2010/02/08/project-4636-an-info-graphic/
  39. 39. The Extraordinaries
  40. 40. http://www.beextra.org/haiti
  41. 41. beextra.org
  42. 42. Red Cross Haiti Mobile Campaign
  43. 43. MGive processed $37 million for Haiti in three weeks http://blog.mgive.com/2010/02/03/behind-the-scenes-at-mgive-processing-over-37-million-in-donations/
  44. 44. 2.3 million tweets w/“Haiti” or “Red Cross” from Jan. 12 -Jan. 14 59% were retweets 150,000 tweets “Haiti” +“Red Cross.” 189,024 tweets that included “90999” According to web analytics firm Sysomos Via http://joegrayblog.com/2010/03/02/mobile-fundraising-for-haiti-a-behavioral-economics-perspective
  45. 45. Make handheld awesome detectors. And empathy amplifiers. Now. rachel weidinger @rachelannyes 415.793.2939
  46. 46. Rachel Weidinger Seafood Watch rachelweidinger.com seafoodwatch.org NetSquared GoodGuide www.netsquared.org goodguide.com TechSoup Global Ushahidi techsoupglobal.org ushahidi.org Locavore Project 4636 enjoymentland.com/locavore/ .mission4636.org
  47. 47. Image sources Lemon Tree Dinner- Andrew Hyde http://www.flickr.com/photos/bouldair/2687963691/in/set-72157606291512251/ San Francisco Garter Snake http://www.ggnrabigyear.org/BigYearInReview/Images/6.jpg The toothbrush that Thomas Overthun designed that washed up on a remote beach in Baja California http://www.otto-otto.com/2009/02/3-questions-thomas-overthun-of-ideo/ Drains to the Bayou -kylewm http://www.flickr.com/photos/kindofblue115/3420806943/ Woman considering drinks at Walgreens by Katherine Squier http://www.flickr.com/photos/16896642@N02/2845100430/ References The toothbrush that Thomas Overthun designed that washed up on a remote beach in Baja California http://www.otto-otto.com/2009/02/3-questions-thomas-overthun-of-ideo/ Brian Eno’s The Big Here and Long Now http://www.longnow.org/views/essays/articles/BrianEnoLongNow.php Kevin Kelly’s Big Here Quiz http://www.kk.org/helpwanted/archives/001084.php

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