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    Ushahidi – need for speed 2011 Ushahidi – need for speed 2011 Presentation Transcript

    • Ushahidi – The Need for SpeedDeploying a crowdsourced crisis map in Vermont
      Bill Morris – GeoSprocket LLC
    • Vermont vs. Hurricane Irene
      Washouts in Rochester: photo by Mansfield Heliflight
    • Ushahidi Deployments Past:
      Guatemala 2011
      Haiti 2010
      Kenya 2008
    • Web Report
      Form
    • Vacuuming in Twitter Updates
      #vtirene
      #vtflood
      #vtresponse
      #vtlee
    • Reporting via Smartphone!
    • Mobile reporting encounters a few hitches
    • 8 days late to the party . . . SMS and voice-to-text via Google Voice!
    • In the Background . . .
    • Live News Aggregation via RSS
    • Additional Layers via KML and CSV
    • As Irene unfolded . . .
    • Google Crisis Map Integration
    • Oh, the Potential: Ushahidi Sweeper
    • Crisis Mapping vs. Citizen Science
    • Going Forward:
    • Take-Home #1
      Be Local
    • Take-Home #2
      Plug Into All the Channels
    • Strapped for Time? Start Here:
      www.crowdmap.com
      Remote hosting of Ushahidi w/ no code required (well, mostly no code)