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ICCM 2014 New York

De 6de International Conference  for Crisis Mappers (ICCM) ging dit jaar van 6 tem 10 november door in New York. De locatie voor de conferentie was de knappe Parsons School for Design. In deze blog geef ik een aantal eerste ervaringen en vaststellingen weer. 1. Het werk van crisismappers begint volwassen te worden. Na enkele…

Using Instant Messaging in Crisis Management

Instant Messaging (IM) is generally used in our private lives. Some of use may remember IRC-clients and ICQ chat service as early examples of widely used IM applications. Later MSN messenger was the primary chat client. Now messaging, chat, … is everywhere and apps are booming. The apps sometimes are very light and straightforward (ex…

reblog: out of a sea of silos

My good friend @tinacomes (@disasterlab) wrote a blog on one of my favorite topics: bridging the gap between academia and practice. Strong recommendation to visit the blog and contribute to the discussion! REDESIGNING OUR VIEW ON RESEARCH, ACADEMICS AND ENGAGEMENT IN THE “FIELD” “Why did you go to the Philippines?”, asked our colleagues when we…