Interactive Iraq Conflict Map

By Jonathon Morgan

We recently posted static visualizations demonstrating the breadth and intensity of the crisis in Iraq. Today we're combining that work in an interactive map.

The map shows the relative level of violence as reported on social media

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Jonathon Morgan02 Jul 2014

Who Helps When Crisis Hits?

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By Jonathon Morgan

Hurricane season is upon us, and with it the promise of communities rocked by natural disasters. Perhaps a silver lining is that, no matter how bad it gets, good samaritans emerge from the chaos, eager to lend

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Michelle Obama: Ambassador of Empathy

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By Jonathon Morgan

The First Lady took a calculated risk when she joined the #BringBackOurGirls campaign on Twitter. Our analysis suggests that, in doing so, Mrs. Obama may have changed the national dialogue about military intervention in Nigeria, and perhaps

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Jonathon Morgan05 Jun 2014

The Next Generation of Crisis Data

By Jonathon Morgan

The enormous amount of information generated by disasters like the earthquake in Haiti or conflicts like the ongoing Syrian civil war is one of our biggest assets in understanding and responding to crisis. For years this resource

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Jonathon Morgan03 Jun 2014

Frequently Asked Questions

What is CrisisNET?

CrisisNET is a platform-as-a-service making finding and using crisis-relevant data fast and easy. Previously, getting clean, normalized multi-source crisis-relevant data took hours (even days) and hundreds of lines of code, with CrisisNET it only takes a single

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Jonathon Morgan29 May 2014