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How texting and GoogleMaps helped Kenyans survive crisis

• Ted.com / Erik Hersman
Erik Hersman presents the remarkable story of Ushahidi, a GoogleMap mashup that allowed Kenyans to report and track violence via cell phone texts following the 2008 elections, and has evolved to continue saving lives in other countries.

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Comment by Trouser Chili
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Wow. This technology is going to come in handy when they start rounding us all up. Better get it deployed here soon.



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