Changing the World, One Map at a Time

Society
re:publica 2011

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Maps are changing our world in ways we could hardly imagine just a few years ago? This presentation will explain why, giving a real world examples ranging from Haiti and Egypt to Libya and Japan. Today’s maps are live maps that combine crowds and clouds to drive social change. The presentation will highlight the latest in the field of crisis mapping by drawing on the remarkable efforts of a new initiative called the Standby Volunteer Task Force.

FriedrichstadtPalast
Friday, April 15, 2011 - 12:00 to 13:00
English
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