Hurricane Hackers organize online projects to tackle Sandy

October 29, 2012|Gus G. Sentementes

Here come the #HurricaneHackers.

Take a peek at this online Google document: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SGcfQz13ce4FfB-QHKF3WLwxHoCRGBouuvZn-3aoX0k/preview?sle=true

Here you'll find the collaborative brainstorming of people -- hundreds? thousands? -- working to come up with ways to use the Internet to track, analyze, inform, as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast.

For as long as we all have power.

Already, you see the work of the crowd bearing fruit: Check out the Sandy Timeline (which is still in test mode.)

Another project features a map of all the video live streams along the East Coast.

This document also serves as a great resource, with links to official resources and data, such as forecasts and weather models.

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