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Mapping disease spread with Twitter

Via The Guardian comes word of a news mapping system, Kazemill, which uses Twitter to map spread of illnesses. The system performs a real time search  for geo-locatedTweets referring to various illnesses, then maps these out. The company behind the … Continue reading

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Fukushima’s radioactive cloud vs social networks

Another mash-up based on events following the Japan earthquake.  Webnode’s time-animated map lets you compare two sets of information: A simulation mapping the progress of the radioactive plume from the Fukushima nuclear plant, produced by ZAMG. The one we’ve seen before. A … Continue reading

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Monitoring Violence against Protesters in Libya

In response to the lack of any internal independent reporting on the crisis in Libya, Twitter user @arasmus has created a Google My Maps mash up for ‘Mapping Violence Against Pro-Democracy Protests in Libya‘. The map is based on reports … Continue reading

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