We Live In Public
Our world has changed, or rather I should say that we have all changed since the dawn of Web 2.0. The internet changed from a place where only corporations could input data to one in which we are all members of a creating public. Suddenly sites like Youtube, Vimeo and Flickr came into existence, and we flourished in a world filled with constantly added content and seemingly limitless opportunity....
You know, back in July I wrote a blog post where I briefly described a possible application that would graph the current hurricane evacuation zones in NYC and use that as a method to educate the public about flood zones and how to prepare for a possible storm. And you know, while the city got the message out, largely through the media. Google also has their hurricane map, which is miles better...