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Today's Obsession: Visual Aid for Japan

In direct opposition to my own post on Friday about disaster relief to Japan across the web, Steven Rosenbaum at The Atlantic makes a somewhat strange implication that web workers at South by Southwest a couple of weeks ago failed to take action while at the event. He seems to ignore that, um, they...

Today's Obsession: Social Disaster Strategies

At PopMatters, there’s a good look at how the current set of social media tools is being used in Japan during the crisis. This post details a utility that began on Facebook as a group, has expanded onto Twitter with a set of hashtags, a shared folder on Dropbox with downloadable resources, YouTube embeds,...