Technology as a source of good

A quick blog post, only, to register my sadness at the news of 2 explosions close to the finishing line of the Boston Marathon, yesterday. I hope that you have not been personally touched by this tragedy. As you may be aware, I am a (slow but) keen runner and have deep admiration for those … Continue reading Technology as a source of good

Sandy and Social Media

If anyone doubted that Social Media is now a key means of communication, s/he only had to look at the advice by the US's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) with regards to Hurricane Sandy. Several hours before the Hurricane was due to arrive on the US's East Coast, FEMA posted the following tweet: #Sandy tip: Phone lines … Continue reading Sandy and Social Media