Google Crisis Map and India’s Cyclone -a great application of GIS /Spatial Data

Google Crisis Map is a good example of how technology can be used for the good of making people live, even though it originally was derived from other applications.

http://google.org/crisismap/2013-phailin

Screenshot from 2013-10-12 18:22:55

Mandatory Screenshot

Screenshot from 2013-10-12 17:23:01Boingo Mobile’s Hotspot locator is a great example of a way of making GIS make money without being evil.

 

 

Author: Ajay Ohri

http://about.me/ajayohri

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