Our most recent podcast was a doozy, so we’ve put together a summary of topics/timestamps for a more streamlined viewing experience, links to all the resources mentioned, and contact info for all the cast particpants.
Timestamps and Topics:
0:00 – Participant introductions.
5:30 – Overview of InterOccupy/Occupy Sandy inception and development.
7:15 – Sougwen’s experience with InterOccupy.
11:00 – Why Occupy Sandy? How is disaster response activism?
19:00 – Grassroots activism, civic disobedience, and NGOs working with the crowd.
24:50 – Drew Hornbein joins the cast and discusses Occupy’s documentation process.
31:45 – Issues with decentralized documentation and workflow.
36:30 – Benefits of SMS apps in disaster scenarios, even in areas of limited connectivity.
44:50 – Occupy Sandy lessons learned.
55:00 – Contact info and goodbyes.
All the resources mentioned:
Geeks Without Bounds Hurricane Sandy Response Overview
Occupy Sandy Volunteer Site
Erica Heinz’ blog post on Occupy Sandy site redesign
HackPad and Etherpad lite
Electric Embers hosting services
Celly Mobile Social Network
Q11: SMS-based volunteer registration/coordination
Participant Contact Info
Willow Brugh @willowbl00 firstname.lastname@example.org
Lindsay Oliver @RosalindOfArden email@example.com
John Higgins @johnnydiggz firstname.lastname@example.org
Travis Jon Allison, @zoic socialcatalyst.ca
Sougwen Chung @sougwen email@example.com
Kirk Morris @jasper_johns firstname.lastname@example.org
Dan Spalding @teachrdan email@example.com
Drew Hornbein @hornbein firstname.lastname@example.org
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