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Hack For Japan

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Hack For Japan

  1. 1. The Power of Collaboration in a crisis <ul><li>Hack For Japan </li></ul><ul><li>Fumi Yamazaki </li></ul><ul><li>@fumi </li></ul>
  2. 2. 3/11/2011 14:46 JST M9.0
  3. 3. 2 hours later...
  4. 4. NHK, National Police Agency, local governments, mobile carreers, shelter information
  5. 5. 1 hour later...
  6. 8. Learnings from Haiti
  7. 9. Power of Speed Share the knowledge Reuse the code Global collaboration Launch and iterate
  8. 10. Power of Speed Share the knowledge Reuse the code Global collaboration Launch and iterate
  9. 12. Power of Collaboration - crowdsource -
  10. 13. Hack For Japan Phase 1
  11. 14. Value of Hackers -What can IT / developers do during crisis?
  12. 15. A platform / community for hackers (developers) to create services for crisis relief
  13. 16. Collaboration among people with different talents <ul><li>“ I am not a developer but I want them to create a service (websites/apps) such as...” </li></ul><ul><li>“ I am a developer and I can make various apps, but not sure what is actually needed” </li></ul><ul><li>“ I am a developer and have an idea about a service that is probably useful for the survivors of the disaster, but want to others’ opinion before I start coding” </li></ul>
  14. 17. Share ideas and vote Text Text Text 268 ideas / 5,879 votes
  15. 18. Brainstorm to polish ideas 1,290 comments
  16. 19. Share project info to match talents
  17. 20. Provide the resources <ul><li>“ I want to develop a service useful for the survivors, but I can’t pay for the servers” </li></ul><ul><li>“ I want to develop a service useful for the survivors, but I don’t have the data I need” </li></ul>
  18. 22. Power of Openness and Collaboration
  19. 23. #1 Ideation/ Hackathon (Online/Offline 3/19-21) Kyoto Fukuoka Okayama Tokushima
  20. 24. Are the services we are creating really reaching the people in Tohoku?
  21. 25. 4/6 in Sendai 4/7-8 in Iwate
  22. 26. Non-coastal areas <ul><li>Amazing recovery </li></ul><ul><ul><li>power - OK </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>water - OK </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>network - OK </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>many of the shops and restaurants open </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>gas -50% OK </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Situation changes drastically everyday </li></ul>
  23. 27. Coastal areas <ul><li>the town itself is gone because of tsunami </li></ul><ul><li>house are lost, schools are lots, businesses are lost, people are missing... </li></ul><ul><li>Survivors lives in shelters </li></ul><ul><li>Basic food/water is supplied- matching more complicated demand/supply </li></ul><ul><li>Was planning to visit on 4/8... </li></ul>
  24. 28. 4/7 23:35 M7.4 Largest afterquake since 3/11
  25. 29. My situation... <ul><li>No power </li></ul><ul><li>No water </li></ul><ul><li>No gas </li></ul><ul><li>Fixed lines are restricted, mobile network flakey (but Internet works) </li></ul><ul><li>Everything that recovered suddenly lost </li></ul>
  26. 30. Power of recovery <ul><li>People supporting each other </li></ul><ul><li>Opening their shops/restaurants with no power, no water, no gas </li></ul><ul><li>Children going to school the next day </li></ul><ul><li>People driving safely with traffic signals lost </li></ul>
  27. 31. See Feel Engage Support
  28. 32. Overseas ->Japan West Japan ->East Japan Kanto ->Tohoku Non-coastal->Coastal Tohoku
  29. 33. Hack For Japan Phase 2
  30. 34. Hack For Fukushima 4/24 <ul><li>Visit the venues </li></ul><ul><li>Meet the people </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to their voices </li></ul>
  31. 35. Interests <ul><li>Shelters </li></ul><ul><li>Economic recovery </li></ul><ul><li>Radiation </li></ul><ul><li>Rumors </li></ul>
  32. 36. Interests <ul><li>Shelters </li></ul><ul><li>Economic recovery </li></ul><ul><li>Radiation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>WANT: Geiger Counters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WANT: Reliable data </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Rumors </li></ul>
  33. 37. Open Geiger Development Kit
  34. 38. Open Source Geiger Counter Hands-on event
  35. 39. Safecast http://safecast.org/ http://safecast.jp/
  36. 40. #2 Ideation/ Hackathon -Aizu / Sendai / Tokyo Takamatsu / Fukushima / London 5/21-22
  37. 41. #2 Ideation/ Hackathon - Aizu / Sendai / Tokyo Takamatsu / Fukushima / London “ Geiger API” to manage the radiation data via Android device
  38. 42. #2 Ideation/ Hackathon -Aizu / Sendai / Tokyo Takamatsu / Fukushima / London    Recovery Clock- 復興時計
  39. 43. #2 Ideation/ Hackathon -Aizu / Sendai / Tokyo Takamatsu / Fukushima / London   “ Fukko iine!” – like button for recovery sites
  40. 44. tasukeai / ministry local governments
  41. 45. #3 Ideation/ Hackathon -Toono / Aizu / Sendai Tokyo / Ehime 7/23-24 & 30
  42. 46. Toono Magokoro Net <ul><li>Hub for the volunteers going out to tsunami- hit districts </li></ul>
  43. 47. Slept on the floor together with volunteers
  44. 48. 4 months after the quake
  45. 50. Some participants lost their families
  46. 51. Ideathon
  47. 52. Room full of people
  48. 53. Ideathon
  49. 54. Photrack.jp Photrack.jp
  50. 55. Photrack.jp Photrack.jp
  51. 56. Photrack.jp
  52. 57. Temporary housing Internet cafe
  53. 58. Temporary housing Internet cafe
  54. 59. Mailing Lists
  55. 61. People First Technology exists to support people’s needs

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