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

Analyzing the Sentiment of Ushahidi Reports

By Chris Albon

Since launching in 2008, Ushahidi's tools have helped individuals and organizations receive millions of crowdsourced reports on topics ranging from flooding in Pakistan to co-working spaces in Africa. We love that people use our products in diverse

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Chris Albon04 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