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Future News - Crowdsourcing to Become a Powerful Crisis-management Tool

Crowdsourcing to Become a Powerful Crisis-management Tool

Crowdsourcing to Become a Powerful Crisis-management Tool

Weak Signal's progress: advanced

The source of this Weak Signal: 
MIT Technology Review: Web: http://www.technologyreview.com/TR35/Profile.aspx?TRID=947

When did the Weak Signal manifest ? 
2005-now

Weak Signal's description 
The Ushahidi project brings crowd­sourcing to bear on some of the most desperate situations people face around the world. Its downloadable software allows users to submit eyewitness reports during a conflict or disaster; the collected reports are displayed on a map.