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Changing the World<br />One Map at a Time <br />@patrickmeier<br />
1914<br />@patrickmeier<br />
The First World War<br />
2008<br />@patrickmeier<br />
500,000 peopledisplaced<br />
2010<br />@patrickmeier<br />
7.0 Magnitude Earthquake<br />
“[We are] using your project every second of the day to get aid and assistance to the people that need it most”<br />
Credit: Rob Munro<br />
2011<br />@patrickmeier<br />
Mass atrocities in Libya<br />
www.CrisisMappers.net<br />Standby Volunteer Task Force<br />
Horror in the Horn of Africa<br />
Saving Somalia<br />
Saving Somalia<br />
“Having a real-time map<br />complete with satellite photos, <br />of where everyone is at any one moment is almost as goo...
So what’s next?<br />@patrickmeier<br />
Don’t get too jazzed up!<br />Tech is only 10% of <br />the solution<br />
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Patrick Meier: Changing the world one map at a time (Sept 2011 Wavelength breakout)

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Patrick Meier: Changing the world one map at a time (Sept 2011 Wavelength breakout)

  1. 1. Changing the World<br />One Map at a Time <br />@patrickmeier<br />
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  3. 3. 1914<br />@patrickmeier<br />
  4. 4. The First World War<br />
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  8. 8. 2008<br />@patrickmeier<br />
  9. 9. 500,000 peopledisplaced<br />
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  15. 15. 2010<br />@patrickmeier<br />
  16. 16. 7.0 Magnitude Earthquake<br />
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  21. 21. “[We are] using your project every second of the day to get aid and assistance to the people that need it most”<br />
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  25. 25. Credit: Rob Munro<br />
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  27. 27. 2011<br />@patrickmeier<br />
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  29. 29. Mass atrocities in Libya<br />
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  33. 33. www.CrisisMappers.net<br />Standby Volunteer Task Force<br />
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  36. 36. Horror in the Horn of Africa<br />
  37. 37. Saving Somalia<br />
  38. 38. Saving Somalia<br />
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  41. 41. “Having a real-time map<br />complete with satellite photos, <br />of where everyone is at any one moment is almost as good as having your own helicopter”<br />
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  46. 46. So what’s next?<br />@patrickmeier<br />
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  51. 51. Don’t get too jazzed up!<br />Tech is only 10% of <br />the solution<br />

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