ICT for disaster management in the Asia-Pacific region – Chapter for Commonwealth Ministers Reference Book

An adaptation of an essay by Daniel Stauffacher (Chairman of the ICT4Peace Foundation) and I will be published in the official Commonwealth Ministers Reference Book on behalf of the Commonwealth Secretariat. The Reference Book is the Secretariat’s primary communications tool to promote opportunity and potential within the 53 Commonwealth countries and is distributed to all Key … Continue reading ICT for disaster management in the Asia-Pacific region – Chapter for Commonwealth Ministers Reference Book

Emergency text messaging – Two real life examples

More Adventures in Emergency Text-Messaging appeares in the New York Times and provides a fascinating insight into two instances where Short Message Service (SMS) was used to respond to real life emergencies in Purdue University and St. John's University in the US. At St. John’s, the “messages were sent so quickly that a student who … Continue reading Emergency text messaging – Two real life examples