NetSquared Adelaide - April 07, 2011

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This NetSquared Adelaide event featured Ian Beaton presenting information on TADSA, followed by a brief talk about the possibilities when it comes to online fundraising.

Devin Mancuso then presented the results on his research on the use of Twitter in emergencies.

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NetSquared Adelaide - April 07, 2011

  1. 1. NetSquared Adelaide Remixing the web for social change.
  2. 2. Mix it up! <ul><li>Find someone on another table that has the first letter for their name as you do. </li></ul><ul><li>Share: </li></ul><ul><li>Your Twitter username (if you have one) </li></ul><ul><li>Your profession , project and/or passion </li></ul><ul><li>Why you have come along to NetSquared today </li></ul>
  3. 3. IAN BEATON <ul><li>Technical Aid to the Disabled in South Australia </li></ul>
  4. 4. Technical Aid to the Disabled (SA) Inc. “ Volunteers Helping People with Disabilities” One-off Solutions for One-off Problems
  5. 5. What is TADSA? <ul><li>Technical Aid to the Disabled (SA) Inc. (TADSA) </li></ul><ul><li>Is a state-wide charity which aims to help people with disabilities overcome problems by creating, modifying or repairing devices where there is nothing readily available. </li></ul><ul><li>has one major objective – to improve the quality of life for people with disabilities. To achieve this, TADSA uses the skills and facilities (usually backyard sheds) of technical volunteers to construct many types of custom designed equipment for our clients. </li></ul><ul><li>celebrated 30 years of service in 2008 and over this period around 3,500 projects have been completed. </li></ul><ul><li>The only charity in SA that provides our type of service </li></ul>
  6. 6. Let’s go Swimming
  7. 7. Horse Simulator To strengthen pelvic muscles for child with cerebral palsy
  8. 8. Baby Carrier attached to Wheelchair
  9. 9. Baby carrier attached to scooter <ul><li>The client often looks after her grandson but was unable to take him out as she needs to use her scooter. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Child’s Toys <ul><li>Foot switches and cables were attached to singing cow and rap singer </li></ul><ul><li>Elmo could not be attached to a cable as he rotates while dancing </li></ul><ul><li>Door chime system ‘gutted’ and boy could then operate Elmo with his foot hitting the door chime button </li></ul>
  11. 11. Lifter for access to campervan Manually driven by hand winder
  12. 12. Lifter Modified <ul><li>Original project returned to TADSA </li></ul><ul><li>Motor attached </li></ul><ul><li>Foot platform replaced with wood and arms installed – more like a seat </li></ul>
  13. 13. Standing Box – for person who cannot stand unsupported, but who wanted facility to do so for exercise.
  14. 14. Fully padded, rear opening that is securely clipped into place
  15. 15. Client can now spend some time standing – a break from her wheelchair.
  16. 16. Modified Walkers <ul><li>Modified many walkers </li></ul><ul><li>Extended handles for tall lady </li></ul><ul><li>One handed brakes </li></ul><ul><li>Brakes that can be operated with both or either hand </li></ul>
  17. 17. Cup Holder
  18. 18. <ul><li>Cup Holder </li></ul><ul><li>Incorporated into Multi-Purpose Tray </li></ul>
  19. 19. Freedom Wheels <ul><li>Custom built bikes for kids with disabilities. </li></ul><ul><li>Allows them to do something their family and friends take for granted. </li></ul><ul><li>Gives them more mobility, self confidence and exercise </li></ul>
  20. 20. Ball Chute <ul><li>Young client wanted to play ball games with her school friends. </li></ul><ul><li>A chute was constructed from PVC water piping with wheels at the bottom enabling the client to aim the chute and then release the ball from the top. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Motorised desk <ul><li>Client has MS </li></ul><ul><li>Runs a vineyard </li></ul><ul><li>He needed a moveable, multi function desk for working, eating etc. </li></ul><ul><li>His wife had to drag a table to him </li></ul><ul><li>One volunteer designed, one built desk </li></ul>
  22. 22. Moveable Desk <ul><li>Another did the electrical & mechanical work </li></ul><ul><li>Desk can now be swung in and out easily and safely by the client using a switch </li></ul>and
  23. 23. Can we help/can you help?
  24. 24. Technical Aid to the Disabled (SA) Inc. Location – C/- The Royal Society for the Blind, Blacks Road, Gilles Plains Postal Address – PO Box 540, Modbury, SA 5092 Telephone: 08) 8261 2922 Fax: 08) 8369 1051 Email: admin@ tadsa.org.au Website: www.tadsa.org.au State-wide Local Call – 1300 663 243
  25. 25. ONLINE FUNDRAISING <ul><li>From money to movement </li></ul>
  26. 26. Crowdfunding & Online Fundraising <ul><li>Kickstarter </li></ul><ul><li>Crowdrise </li></ul><ul><li>Pozible (Fundbreak) </li></ul><ul><li>Start Some Good </li></ul><ul><li>Everyday Hero </li></ul><ul><li>Go Fundraise </li></ul>
  27. 27. Detroit Needs Robocop
  28. 28. Detroit Needs Robocop
  29. 29. Social Media & Crowdfunding <ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Kickstarter (crowdfunding) </li></ul><ul><li>FunnyOrDie </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs and news </li></ul>
  30. 30. Detroit Needs Robocop
  31. 31. RoboCharity <ul><li>Side fundraiser for Forgotten Harvest </li></ul><ul><li>Raised money for over 60, 000 meals </li></ul>
  32. 32. HOW CAN NONPROFITS USE ONLINE MEDIA FOR FUNDRAISING? <ul><li>Brainstorm Session 1 </li></ul>
  33. 33. <br />
  34. 34. IN CASE OF EMERGENCY PLEASE TWEET
  35. 35. Disasters and crisis are non-routine events that result in a host of non-routine behaviours and new social structures including the self arrangement of members of the public.
  36. 36. PREPARATION RESPONSE RECOVERY MITIGATION
  37. 37. PREPARATION RESPONSE RECOVERY MITIGATION
  38. 38. PREPARATION RESPONSE RECOVERY MITIGATION
  39. 39. PREPARATION RESPONSE RECOVERY MITIGATION
  40. 40. PREPARATION RESPONSE RECOVERY MITIGATION
  41. 41. ROYAL COMMISSION PROBLEMS Slow Unresponsive Lacking Relevancy
  42. 42. JAPAN 2011 Earthquake & tsunami People are using social media, but we don’t know how. Academic research spurred by recent disasters BRISBANE 2011 Flooding
  43. 43. Rapidly changing environment Small self-arranged groups No means for community collaboration A need to share information Formal channels for citizen reporting Unresponsive I.S. AMIDST THE CRISIS
  44. 49. GROUND ZERO Is there potential for Twitter as a complementary emergency management information system?
  45. 50. WHY TWITTER? Growing ubiquity Community rapidity Cross-platform representation
  46. 51. WHY NOT TWITTER? Content is too trivial Noise Rumour propagation
  47. 52. Triviality 80% ME ME ME ME ME ME ME ME ME ME ME ME ME ME ME! 20% INFORMATIVE CONVERSATIONAL INVOLVED
  48. 53. Triviality Black Saturday Tweet Categories (Sinnappan, Farrell & Stewart, 2010)
  49. 54. Triviality Factual Descriptions
  50. 55. Triviality Geographical Data
  51. 56. Triviality Web Links
  52. 57. Triviality Presence Maintenance Other’s Status Self Promotion
  53. 58. Noise “ a measure of irrelevant traffic and information when searching for specific information.” “ anything I don't want to hear right now . ”
  54. 59. Noise The fire is moving quickly! A tree has come down across the street. We’re ok, but we’re moving the family south, we have our mobiles #lwfires #lakewoodfires #name Devin #treedown #street Edsall Rd #IMOK #con 0433359440 #num 3
  55. 60. Rumours & Retweets STOP & DENY
  56. 61. Rumours & Retweets STOP & DENY
  57. 62. Rumours & Retweets STOP & DENY
  58. 63. Rumours & Retweets STOP & DENY
  59. 64. State EMIS Education & Marketing Emergency Services Citizens Implementation BOTS
  60. 65. Future GOVERNMENT INDIVIDUALS HYBRID
  61. 66. SPECIAL THANKS Net Squared Adelaide Lachlan McDonald CONTACT ME @DevinMancuso [email_address]
  62. 67. WHAT IS THE FUTURE OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN EMERGENCIES <ul><li>Brainstorm Session 2 </li></ul>
  63. 68. <br />
  64. 69. NETSQUARED ADELAIDE <ul><li>Where to from here? </li></ul>
  65. 70. Where to from here? <ul><li>What is the potential for NetSquared? </li></ul><ul><li>What sort of outcomes would we like to see come out of NetSquared? </li></ul><ul><li>What would could </li></ul>
  66. 71. Thanks for coming! Stick around!

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