Changing the World One Map at a Time | iRevolution

Changing the World One Map at a Time

Posted on March 6, 2011 by Patrick Meier| 17 Comments

The response to last year’s crises in Haiti, Chile and Pakistan revealed an exciting potential. Volunteers from thousands of miles away could possibly play an important role in humanitarian operations by using social networking platforms and free, open source software to create live crisis maps. Today’s volunteer efforts on the Libya Crisis Map are turning that potential into reality…

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