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Zusammenschluss von selbstorganisierten Hausprojekten. Public WLAN. Eine wachsende Zahl von Public WLAN-Access Points auf öffentlichen Plätzen und in Freizeitarealen bietet standortbezogene Informationen und einen kostenlosen Zugang ins Internet. Public WLAN-Startseite am Stephansplatz Um sich mit dem Public WLAN zu verbinden, braucht es internetfähige Endgeräte wie Smartphones, Tablets oder Notebooks. Public WLAN

Sobald die Verbindung hergestellt ist, wird automatisch die Landingpage (Startseite) des Informationssystems aufgerufen. Hier werden Informationen zum aktuellen Standort (Stadtplan, Bezirksinfo, Veranstaltungen et cetera) angezeigt. Untitled. About. HealthMap, a team of researchers, epidemiologists and software developers at Boston Children's Hospital founded in 2006, is an established global leader in utilizing online informal sources for disease outbreak monitoring and real-time surveillance of emerging public health threats.


The freely available Web site '' and mobile app 'Outbreaks Near Me' deliver real-time intelligence on a broad range of emerging infectious diseases for a diverse audience including libraries, local health departments, governments, and international travelers. HealthMap brings together disparate data sources, including online news aggregators, eyewitness reports, expert-curated discussions and validated official reports, to achieve a unified and comprehensive view of the current global state of infectious diseases and their effect on human and animal health. HealthMap's content is aggregated from freely available information from the following sources.

ProMED Mail World Health Organization. Big Data. Big data. Cnet. QCRI - Projects. Home - Humanitarian UAV Network. Decision Scaffolding and Crisis Mapping. I’m working on a series of illustrations to highlight the need for decision scaffolding during an aide mission.

Decision Scaffolding and Crisis Mapping

The ideas are based on the Ushahidi deployment experience in Haiti after the 2009 earthquake. But the idea is to make this more general. How to Become a Digital Sherlock Holmes and Support Relief Efforts. Humanitarian organizations need both timely and accurate information when responding to disasters.

How to Become a Digital Sherlock Holmes and Support Relief Efforts

Where is the most damage located? Who needs the most help? What other threats exist? Respectable news organizations also need timely and accurate information during crisis events to responsibly inform the public. Alas, both humanitarian & mainstream news organizations are often confronted with countless rumors and unconfirmed reports. The purpose of Verily is to rapidly crowdsource the verification of unconfirmed reports during major disasters.

Verily helps humanitarian & news organizations find answers to these questions by rapidly crowdsourcing the collection of clues that can help answer said questions. Summary about Social Media Research in Disaster/Emergency Response Systems - Knoesis wiki. From Knoesis wiki SoCS: Social Media Enhanced Organizational Sensemaking in Emergency Response Keywords: Social Networking, Emergency Response, Content Analysis, Network Analysis, Organizational Sensemaking, Collaborative Decision Making.

Summary about Social Media Research in Disaster/Emergency Response Systems - Knoesis wiki

MicroMappers: Towards Next Generation Humanitarian Technology. The MicroMappers platform has come a long way and still has a ways to go.

MicroMappers: Towards Next Generation Humanitarian Technology

Our vision for MicroMappers is simple: combine human computing (smart crowd-sourcing) with machine computing (artificial intelligence) to filter, fuse and map a variety of different data types such as text, photo, video and satellite/aerial imagery. To do this, we have created a collection of “Clickers” for MicroMappers. Clickers are simply web-based crowdsourcing apps used to make sense of “Big Data”. The “Text Cicker” is used to filter tweets & SMS’s; “Photo Clicker” to filter photos; “Video Clicker” to filter videos and yes the Satellite & Aerial Clickers to filter both satellite and aerial imagery. These are the Data Clickers. Thanks to our Artificial Intelligence (AI) engine AIDR, the MicroMappers “Text Clicker” already combines human and machine computing.

So we are prioritizing our next hybrid human-machine computing efforts on aerial imagery instead. UN-SPIDER - Promotional Video (full version) Patrick Meier - Changing the World, One Map at a Time. UN-SPIDER: Space-based information for Crowdsource Mapping. A UN initiative to boost emergency response by crowdsourced mapping and space technology How to ensure that space-based information for crowdsource mapping benefits the emergency response community and disaster risk reduction?

UN-SPIDER: Space-based information for Crowdsource Mapping

This is the key question that specialists around the world will attempt to answer during the Expert Meeting being held in Geneva, this November, which is being held to coincide with the International Conference on Crisis Mapping. The Expert Meeting is a fundamental part of the programme that is being organized by the United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (SPIDER). OpenStreetMap Deutschland: Die freie Wiki-Weltkarte. Taifun Haiyan: Was blieb stehen? Halbleere Colaflaschen und herumliegende Rucksäcke, viele Kapuzenpullis, wenig Platz.

Taifun Haiyan: Was blieb stehen?

Ordnung ins Chaos bringen, das ist die Herausforderung im Computerpool der Uni Heidelberg – nicht hier im Raum, sondern in 10.000 Kilometern Entfernung. Über 160 Studenten sind zum Heidelberger "Mapathon" gekommen, sie zeichnen bunte Kästchen und Linien in Satellitenbilder ein. Hochauflösende Satellitenbilder. AP / ESA / P.

Hochauflösende Satellitenbilder

Carril Satelllit: Der Blick auf die Erde wird immer schärfer. Crisis mapping. Darstellung der von Taifun Haiyan betroffenen Gebäude.[1] (Gebäudezustand: orange = beschädigt, rot = zerstört, blau = anderer Zustand/unbeschädigt) Datenmaterial: OpenStreetMap.

Crisis mapping

Stand: 3. Dezember 2013. Crowdsourcing. Crowdsourcing, a modern business term coined in 2005, is defined by Merriam-Webster as the process of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by soliciting contributions from a large group of people, and especially from an online community, rather than from traditional employees or suppliers;[1][2] a portmanteau of "crowd" and "outsourcing,"[3][4] its more specific definitions are yet heavily debated.[5] This mode of sourcing is often used to divide tedious work between participants,[6] and has a history of success prior to the digital age—"offline," see the linked and examples appearing below.

Crowdsourcing can apply to a wide range of activities.[2] Crowdsourcing can involve division of labor for tedious tasks split to use crowd-based outsourcing, but it can also apply to specific requests, such as crowdfunding, a broad-based competition, and a general search for answers, solutions, or a missing person. Definitions[edit]