Drones


Drones for Good: Technology, Social Movements and The State ~ @PatrickMeier @uaeD4G

I started following Patrick Meier through Twitter and thus his approaches to Social Networking to mitigate disasters. For me it was a no-brainer that he would jump on drone UAV technology as a social networking tool. I saw the potential immediately, but these questions of privacy were driven home this past Christmas when my nephew…


And the Winner of the UAV/Drone Social Innovation Award Goes To? @PatrickMeier

As intimated last post, one of our family at DisasterMap.net has experienced a catastrophic stroke disaster requiring all hands on deck. This will become a focus for us in our business, to wit: the idea of Health Care within our business model of Local/National Disaster Response and Resilience. Thus it was with unsurprised relief that…


A Drone That Finds Survivors Through Their Phones

Inspired and Informed by Patrick Meier and the Humanitarian UAV Network, as much as our own personal disaster experience, DisasterMap.net sets out to provide real-time coverage of ongoing disasters as well as stakeholders’ immediate response and data/analysis on their recovery. The very first second I saw a TV news crew using a drone over a…