Category Archives: Announcement

Photos available

Camille Pillon from WHO provided us with photos from WHO emergency activity around the world. These can be used in your projects. Collaboration wiki has the instructions how to access the files (inside Media Lab only, there are over 300 … Continue reading

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Teaching 2.0 – Doing More with Less

1 h  Lecture about participatory learning hold by John Seely Brown Independent Co-chairman, Deloite Ctr for Edge Innovations Some interesting ideas.

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Google is tracking flu outbrakes in the U.S.

Check out this service from google: http://www.google.org/flutrends/

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Group 2: “Sharing tacit knowledge” — Paul’s responses

Hello all, firstly I want to say thanks for getting involved with our communications, advocacy and visibility efforts. It is really appreciated. Now, I will try answering some of your questions. * Who would be potential users for this type … Continue reading

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Group 2: “Sharing tacit knowledge”

Group members: Virva (the leader), Yen, Juulia, Ramyah and Kati The group is interested in the following theme: Human interface for sharing experiences and tacit knowledge among field workers. The interface enables field workers to tell their stories and share … Continue reading

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Red Cross campaign wiki, blogs, widgets and more

The American Red Cross is experimenting and using a number of new tools to reach out and communicate, their Disaster Relief campaign wiki is worth looking at, as is their blog and flickr group.  They even Twitter. We discussed widgets, … Continue reading

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Some updates to the blog

The blog issues discussed yesterday have been fixed. Commenting should work fine now. Comments can now be subscribed by RSS as well. Alternatively, there is an additional RSS feed that merges both entries and comments into one, allowing to follow … Continue reading

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Memos from the group forming 3.2. Tue

In today’s class, we started with a recap of the outcome from the previous meeting regarding the field of interest of the course and its differentiation into three main directions: Building on the three fields of interest that were roughly … Continue reading

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Videos on emergency response from other UN agencies

Hey- let’s shift the discussion on WHD to this blog, as per Teemu’s post. Here are a few links to UN videos from OCHA, UNHCR..   WFP has quite a nicely organized home page directing aid workers, journalists, general public … Continue reading

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Our ad hoc online working and learning infrastructure

We started the study project two weeks ago. While getting to know each other, to know for whom were are designing for, and defining the design challenges together we have been setting up pretty interesting ad hoc online working and … Continue reading

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