It’s been awhile

Wow, it’s been awhile since I’ve posted. So much has been going on, with work and family. I recently traveled to Haiti for some projects for Notre Dame and before that was in San Antonio for an AHECTA mid-year board meeting. I have a number of posts to write and feel I’m ready to begin … More It’s been awhile

Syncing FrontlineSMS to Ushahidi Crowdmap

Last weekend, I decided to finally test Ushahidi Crowdmap and sync it with FrontlineSMS. It turned out to be a great learning experience and really got me thinking about how these combined applications could be used. There is an upcoming project where these applications may prove very beneficial. FrontlineSMS is quite familiar to me as … More Syncing FrontlineSMS to Ushahidi Crowdmap

The Blue Sweater

Recently I finished reading The Blue Sweater: Bridging The Gap Between Rich and Poor In An Interconnected World by Jacqueline Novogratz. It was really a deep, thought provoking read. As someone who has an interest in international development, The Blue Sweater offered a different approach on how to address the causes and effects of extreme … More The Blue Sweater