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The reach of social media in disaster response scenarios.

Following the recent Boston bombings there has again been a lot of discussion on the role which social media plays as part of the dissemination of information and advice following disasters and public safety incident. The discussions this time has

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Carnegie-Mellon University working on disaster communications.

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Interesting & relevant presentations from 2012 Homeland Security Summit

The following presentations from the 2012 Homeland Security Summit are worth viewing: Enhancing Information Sharing through Geospatial and Data Services EQUIS Mobile: Access Satellite Imagery in a Crisis Esri Disaster Response Program Fusion Centers and the Future of Information Sharing in

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Reading tips: Collaborative Filtering Techniques, Connected Communication & realtime Twitter analysis…

While trawling the interwebs for reading fodder we came across a reference to some excellent documents on Jonas Landgrens blog. Learning from the Crowd: Collaborative Filtering Techniques for Identifying On-the-Ground Twitterers during Mass Disruptions  Kate Starbird, Grace Muzny, Leysia Palen

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