Monthly Archives: March 2014

Place matters for Health and GIS

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3900146/

Emergency cell site in a backpack

This contraption is up and running in 10 minutes.

http://www.itnews.com.au/News/373645,emergency-cell-site-in-backpack-launched.aspx

How we're connected around the world

This map shows the fiber optic lines that circle the earth under water.  It’s an amazing spider web!

http://www.cnn.com/2014/03/04/tech/gallery/internet-undersea-cables/index.html?sr=sharebar_google

E911 App

This article explains an app developed to notify your family members in the event of placing a 911 call from your cell phone.  It’s a nifty app with other features, including locating nearby non-911 services that are helpful in emergency situations, such as fire stations, hospitals, auto repair shops, and hotels.

http://www.digitalcommunities.com/articles/New-App-Calls-911-and-Notifies-Family-in-Two-Taps.html