Yi-Tan Weekly Tech Call #

We've had really interesting calls about Katrina and the Asian Tsunami. The H1N1 "swine flu" virus hasn't caused nearly as much damage, but it has certainly caused a big ruckus.

You can find many useful resources online, from the CDC's site and tweetstream to Wikipedia (of course), some intriguing maps and even a little humor (they've found patient zero).

Together, let's discuss: 

  • How alarmed should we be? What is the right tone to hit?
  • What are users of social media doing to help or hinder?
  • What does all this mean for society's resilience?

More useful links:

  • Medcko (formerly FluWikie)


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Call summary: 
Non-live conversation about H1N1 (distinct from the live IRC chat during the call, archived above):

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