IDEO is an international design firm that usually focuses on product design and consumer experiences. Now the company is using design thinking and innovative technologies to help flood victims in advance of hurricane season.
Researchers from Melbourne, Australia used data of Twitter activity during Hurricane Sandy to map its damage. The results were surprisingly accurate, even when compared to hard data from state governments and FEMA.
11-year-old Peyton Robertson, a native of Florida, has developed a new kind of sandbag system that's lighter, easier to transport, and more effective than traditional sand-based systems we've been using for decades
Blizzard has a history of using World of Warcraft as a fundraiser for disaster relief, and it broke its own recent records by raising $2.3 million for the American Red Cross to help victimes of Hurricane Sandy.
After successfully raising "millions" of dollars toward the American Red Cross' Hurricane Sandy relief efforts, Apple CEO Tim Cook told employees today that the company will donate $2.5 million of its own money to help the storm's victims…
Post-Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey elected to vote via e-mail. Unfortunately, the process has been anything but smooth, and many constituents are finding themselves without ballots or resources to help them vote.