Hacking Social Media to Survive Climate Change: A GeoSocial Intelligence Approach

Sept 17., 2014


MIT Urban Risk Lab hosts Etienne Turpin and Tomas Holderness from PetaJakarta.org

PetaJakarta.org is a research collaboration initiated by Dr. Etienne Turpin and Dr. Tomas Holderness of the SMART Infrastructure Facility. The project brings the scientific expertise of the SMART OSGeo Lab and the SMART GeoSocial Intelligence Research Group together with the Jakarta Emergency Management Agency and the United Nations Pulse Lab Jakarta for applied research and integrated testing of social media for infrastructure co-management. The project is supported financially by the University of Wollongong Global Challenges Initiative and the Australian National Data Service; it has received additional support through a Twitter #DataGrant, awarded through the Twitter OSS Engineering Division.