Thursday, September 08, 2005

A Disaster Map 'Wiki' Is Born

Via Wired News

Site uses Google API to map location-based information about affected areas...
Visitors swoop down over a map of the Gulf Coast that's awash in hundreds of red teardrops, each denoting information about specific geographical points in the area. That's pretty amazing in itself, but there's more: All of the information on the map has been provided by ordinary citizens, most of whom presumably have come to the site in search of information on the flood themselves.

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