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Crowd-sourcing crisis reporting and an Italian crosses America
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Mapping the world developments in real time
Kenya’s Ushahidi isone of the pioneers of Africa’s tech communities. It’s a non-profit companythat emerged during Kenya’s post-election violence in 2008.
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The organizationdevelops crowdsourcing and mapping software, which has been has been used allover the world – from mapping crises in real time, such as the Fukashimaearthquake, to our own presidential election.
TEDGlobal: Erik Hersman, co-founder of Ushahidialjazeeraenglish
Juliana Rotich “Ushahidi: Powered by Open Source”liftconference
Juliana Rotich,Ushahidi’s co-founder and executive director, discusses Africa’s burgeoningtech scene and Ushahidi’s rise to worldwide fame
America, coast to coast, from an Italian’s perspective
Italian journalist and writer Beppe Severgnini traveled across 18 states, from the Atlantic to the Pacific, talking withAmericans and Europeans living here about the upcoming elections.
Author Beppe Severgnini on What Makes Italians Tick During CrisisBy: Margaret Warner Italian author Beppe Severgnini and Margaret Warner in Crema, Italy. On our recent foray to Germany and Italy to expl…
He documented the journey in the film Portland 2Portland - A Political Train Journey Across America, which aired on Italian television.
ATLANTICO PACIFICO - 09/07/2012 : CAP. 2 - DA PORTLAND A WEST GLACIER - LA7.itVIDEO LA7: Da Portland attraverso Albany, Cleveland, Chicago, Milwaukee, Rugby, Malta e West Glacier, un paese poliedrico dove le città s…
Severgnini joins us to talk about what he discovered on histrip.