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  1. 1. MakotoWednesday, 20 July 2011
  2. 2. • Lives in London RoR • “Building Real Time Web” @ RubyKaigi2010 RubyKaigi2010 • A developer (at @newbamboo ) • In charge of international communication at sinsai.info (@sinsai_info_en) sinsai.infoWednesday, 20 July 2011 I’d like to thank my company for sending me to RubyKaigi when I do not talk about theirproduct nor services, but talk about sinsai.info, which is crisis mapping site for East Japanearthquake. At sinsai.info, I am in charge of international communication, where I mostly dotranslation.
  3. 3. Hal sinsai.info GeoWednesday, 20 July 2011
  4. 4. Makoto • What happened after the earthquake? • sinsai.info • 4 months after 11th March • What can we do ?Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  5. 5. • More than 15,000 people were killed. • There are still another 5,000 people missing. 5 http://www.flickr.com/photos/dugspr/5541815267/in/set-72157626305323978Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  6. 6. • Roads were completely disrupted. • Electricity and cell-phone networks were washed away. • Cell-phone were useless more than 24hrs even in Tokyo. http://www.flickr.com/photos/dugspr/5549191112/in/set-72157626305323978Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  7. 7. • Data explosion • Data curation • Curated systemWednesday, 20 July 2011
  8. 8. - Average Tweet per day (before) = 18, mil - Average Tweet per day (3/11) = 33, mil (Report by NEC Big Globe) http://gigazine.net/news/20110427_earthquake_twitter/Wednesday, 20 July 2011
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  10. 10. @takepon_jp [pls RT] Looking for my friends, 20 yrs old, height 150cm, black hair with partially blonde Celebs with many followers acted as hubs to spread important informationWednesday, 20 July 2011
  11. 11. John Roos is US ambassador to Japan Some people were directly reaching influential figures http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/2011-04-11-japan-social-media_N.htmWednesday, 20 July 2011
  12. 12. http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/2011-04-11-japan-social-media_N.htmWednesday, 20 July 2011
  13. 13. http://longtailworld.blogspot.com/2011/03/operation-tomodachi-is-real-but-obamas.html http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/2011-04-11-japan-social-media_N.htmWednesday, 20 July 2011
  14. 14. Not all the information was curated properly. The use of unofficial “RT” made it difficult to http://www.kotono8.com/2011/04/08dema.html delete the original t weet even after the information is false. Twitter announced to encourage the use of official t weet http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/2011-04-11-japan-social-media_N.htmWednesday, 20 July 2011
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  16. 16. - Google person finder - launched after 2 hrs - over 600,000 records - Integrated with Picassa to convert name list from evacuation Center into the system with crowd source.Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  17. 17. HalWednesday, 20 July 2011
  18. 18. We need help! We are stuck in isolation at Akasaka hospital and getting suffer. Please spread this information to the others. I made a phone-call to Self- Defence force and they said they would go help ASAP ...Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  19. 19. • Geo tagged report using Open Street Map • Directly from the form & via twitter Geo tagged manually • Monitored , geotagged, and moderated because normal t wee, only 0.4 % of t weets has geotags attached by volunteers • Launched within 4 hrsWednesday, 20 July 2011
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  23. 23. It was even used during London tube strikes.Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  24. 24. PHP!! It was even used during London tube strikes.Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  25. 25. PHP at RubyKaigi PHP!! http://www.slideshare.net/plataformatec/writing-your-own-programming-language-to-understand-ruby-better-euruko-2011Wednesday, 20 July 2011
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  27. 27. • Big problem, no tasks, no work flows • Many Rubyists knew how to create tasks and flows through their daily Open Source activities. Rubyist • A few Ruby core committers acted as core member of sinsai.info Ruby sinsai.infoWednesday, 20 July 2011
  28. 28. • Over 12,000 reports • 1,000,000+ PV in first month PV • 500,000+ Unique Visitors • Accessed from Sendai the mostWednesday, 20 July 2011
  29. 29. http://www.flickr.com/photos/hichako/5547226578/Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  30. 30. • Safety enquiry • Available service • Mostly via Twitter Safety = eg: looking for people Available service = Gas, Bath, Food, Which stores are open? http://www.flickr.com/photos/hichako/5547226578/Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  31. 31. • Volunteers, available services • Number of report decreasing • Switched off Twitter hashtag crawling • Manually sourced from White listed & Why switched off t witter? - Noise ratio increased in t witter - More people started publishing information from trusted news sites and blogs their blogs and sites RSS http://www.flickr.com/photos/hichako/5547226578/Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  32. 32. Open Data encourages mash ups. http://wiki.ushahidi.com/doku.php?id=ushahidi_api http://www.flickr.com/photos/misswired/440919666/sizes/l/Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  33. 33. Makoto http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2001984/Japan-tsunami-earthquake-Pictures-recovery-3-months-later.html http://www.flickr.com/photos/hichako/5547226578/Wednesday, 20 July 2011
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  37. 37. http://www.hisaisha.net/archive/2000/01_14.html Tohoku Kobe The graph shows the number of people at evacuation centre (before moving to temporary housing) http://www.cao.go.jp/shien/1-hisaisha/pdf/5-hikaku.pdfWednesday, 20 July 2011
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  39. 39. Solving the wrong problem ( )Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  40. 40. Solving the wrong problem ( )Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  41. 41. Seki san will be at Tono If anyone interested joining, ask Seki san after the talkWednesday, 20 July 2011
  42. 42. http://code.google.com/p/open-geiger-development-kit/Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  43. 43. Photo: http://internet.watch.impress.co.jp/img/iw/docs/456/371/html/h4j11.jpg.htmlWednesday, 20 July 2011
  44. 44. We are organising “Volunteer package” http://www.flickr.com/photos/hichako/5547226578/Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  45. 45. http://on.fb.me/qpXbsm http://on.fb.me/qF9nXB http://on.fb.me/pvI3E8 http://on.fb.me/oU4zp5Wednesday, 20 July 2011
  46. 46. http://japaneselandscapes.blogspot.com/2011/03/most-beautiful-place-in-all-japan-swept.htmlWednesday, 20 July 2011
  47. 47. http://app.yonhapnews.co.kr/YNA/Basic/Gallery/YIBW_showPhotoNews_New.aspx?contents_id=PYH20110314082200340Wednesday, 20 July 2011Please have a look at sinsai-info-en.blogspot.com. Our translation team did a lots oftranslation from Japanese blog and you will find lots of interesting stories around sinsai.info

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