person finder

person finder

An update on Google.org and philanthropy @ Google

googleblog.blogspot.com
(Cross-posted from the Google.org Blog)What do tracking flu, helping consumers monitor their home electricity use, slowing deforestation and perhaps most importantly in 2010, helping the people of Haiti have in common?While they are all part of the wide-ranging work of Google.org over the last year, they also show what our...
An update on Google.org and philanthropy @ Google

Google, Verizon and Acer offer Chromebook stations and free WiFi to Oklahoma tornado victims

thenextweb.com
In wake of the Oklahoma tornado tragedy, Google has shared that it is working with both Verizon Wireless and Acer to set up Chromebook stations with free Internet around the area. According to Google, three locations have been set up, including two Red Cross stations — located at St. Andrew’s United Methodist...
Google, Verizon and Acer offer Chromebook stations and free WiFi to Oklahoma tornado victims

DailyDirt: Helping People In Boston

www.techdirt.com
Apparently, the last mile of the Boston Marathon was dedicated to the Newtown shooting victims, so it seems that much more messed up that participants in the Boston Marathon may need some help due to senseless bombings. Below are just a few helpful links for anyone out there who might...
DailyDirt: Helping People In Boston

Three things that Reddit did right during the Boston bombings and why that matters

paidcontent.org
Although mainstream media outlets like CNN and the New York Post have come under plenty of fire for the way they handled information during the Boston bombings (Reuters even fired one of its social-media editors), much of the attention has focused on what Reddit got wrong — in part because...
Three things that Reddit did right during the Boston bombings and why that matters
Boston Marathon bombings: How tech is helping

Google Launches Chile Earthquake Person Finder - http://bit.ly/ap1JLZ

mashable.com
Google Launches Chile Earthquake Person Finder - http://bit.ly/ap1JLZ
Boston Marathon Explosions -- A 'Live-Tweeted Disaster'

Imagery for Qinghai, China earthquake

googleblog.blogspot.com
(Cross-posted from the Google LatLong Blog)On Tuesday, April 13, a powerful 6.9 earthquake shook the province of Qinghai, China, resulting in widespread destruction and the loss of more than 1,700 lives. Working closely with GeoEye, we’ve been able to acquire some high resolution post-earthquake imagery, which vividly illustrates the magnitude...
Imagery for Qinghai, China earthquake

Twitter Helps Find Missing Family Member After Chile Earthquake

mashable.com
A woman in Chile was able to track down her missing sister-in-law today thanks to the help of a fellow Twitter user.Earlier we posted some of the Chile earthquake pictures that Chileans have been sharing on Twitter of the devastation caused by this morning’s magnitude-8.8 earthquake. Many of our...
Twitter Helps Find Missing Family Member After Chile Earthquake

4.35 Million Watch Chile Earthquake and Hawaii Tsunami Video Streams

mashable.com
Yesterday video streaming site Ustream ran live video of local news broadcasts covering the earthquake in Chile and the ensuing Hawaii tsunami warning. Today Ustream announced that it has delivered 4.35 million streams related to the events.Some streams were news station broadcasts, but some were live streams from cell...
4.35 Million Watch Chile Earthquake and Hawaii Tsunami Video Streams

In wake of Boston tragedy, Google launches Person Finder

www.dailydot.com
As it has done for every major tragedy in the last three years, starting with the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, Google has launched a Person Finder for Boston. One of the primary strains for those with friends and family in areas like today's Boston Marathon explosions is anxiety over...
In wake of Boston tragedy, Google launches Person Finder
Google's person finder project deployed for Boston Marathon explosions

Google Offers Satellite Images of Chinese Earthquake

www.readwriteweb.com
In the days after the Haiti earthquake last January, Google released high resolution satellite imagery of the destruction on the ground. Again, today the company is offering this same sort of imagery in the aftermath of a 6.9 earthquake in Qinghai, China. Sponsor The earthquake in Qinghai last Tuesday killed...
Google Offers Satellite Images of Chinese Earthquake

Google Person Finder helps those affected by Philippine floods

news.cnet.com
The search giant is using its service to help people find or offer details on a missing person in response to the flooding in the Philippines. [Read more]...
Google Person Finder helps those affected by Philippine floods

Japan considers using social networks in disaster situations

www.engadget.com
Emergency services are embracing technology as new ways to investigate, send alerts and receive reports of crises. And now, the Japanese are looking at social networks to support communication in disaster scenarios, especially when traditional services fail. The local Fire and Disaster Management Agency put together a panel discussion...
Japan considers using social networks in disaster situations

Google Has Created A Person Finder For Boston

parislemon.com
Google Has Created A Person Finder For Boston: digg: Pass it on....
Google Has Created A Person Finder For Boston

Tech world wrestles with how to respond to tragedy

venturebeat.com
Sign up for our weekly newsletters, and you’ll get the latest insights from our Dylan's Desk and DeanBeat columns before they’re published on VentureBeat. When a tragedy hits, we all struggle to figure out what to do. It’s hard to sit at your desk, thousands of miles away from the news, watching...
Tech world wrestles with how to respond to tragedy

Numerous Bostonians Are Opening Up Their Homes For People Affected By The Marathon Attack

www.businessinsider.com
In addition to providing a person finder to people impacted by the attacks at the Boston Marathon, Google helped compile a public spreadsheet of magnanimous Bostonians making their homes and living rooms open to stranded people.  It's quite a document, and one of several moving  actions by well-meaning people in...
Numerous Bostonians Are Opening Up Their Homes For People Affected By The Marathon Attack

If You Can Code, Here's How To Help During Sandy's Looming Aftermath (GOOG)

www.businessinsider.com
Hurricane Sandy is hitting the east coast of the US right now. When it does, a large swath of the region is going to be dealing with a nasty aftermath. Google has two tools available for organizations responding to the natural disaster. Google Public Alerts - "a platform to disseminate relevant emergency...
If You Can Code, Here's How To Help During Sandy's Looming Aftermath (GOOG)

Google Launches Chile Earthquake Person Finder

mashable.com
Google today launched a person finder to quickly connect those looking for missing people in Chile and those who have information.The simple interface lets you choose between two options – “I’m looking for someone” and “I have information about someone”, then either query the database or enter new information....
Google Launches Chile Earthquake Person Finder
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?