Technology


What Startups Taught the White House During Disaster

More than six months after Hurricane Sandy, pockets of eastern seaboard residents remain displaced, even as they rebuild. There is still much to be done to return the region to normalcy. But as someone who was involved in some of the federal government’s efforts to speed that process — in particular to harness the power…


Google Alerts Warn Android of Impending Natural Disasters ~Loie Farve

The last thing you want in a natural disaster is to be the last to know. It’s often been the case that home phones are dead, the internet connection is shut down and the government, who should be taking care of its citizens, is too late to respond or when they do, don’t have the…