Category Archive: Social Media

Sep 03 2013

A Few Good Reads (9/3/13): Continued Flooding in Pakistan and India

This week: Over 200 dead in Pakistan from continued flooding, extreme rains and flooding continue in India, first fires then flooding in Colorado, the top 10 global cities at risk from coastal flooding, and Jeff Bezos’ prohibition of PowerPoint. 207 dead, 1,122 injured in [Pakistan] floods: NDMA (Pakistan Today) As many as 1,333,066 people have …

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Aug 05 2013

A Few Good Reads (8/5/13): Deadly Flooding in Afghanistan and Pakistan

This week: More 100 are dead in flooding in Afghanistan and Pakistan, including the capital city of Karachi, a flooding disaster declaration in Kansas, a chart of the drought on the Colorado River, FEMA’s disaster mobile app adds crowdsourcing, and the FAA approves the first commercial use UAS.      Flooding kills more than 100 in …

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Oct 15 2012

A Few Good Reads (10/15/12): River Restoration Threatened by Extreme Bill

This week: The story of the removal of Edwards Dam on the Kennebec River in Augusta, Maine, an extreme bill threatening river restoration, introduction of the SAFE Levee Act, and social media in the workplace.

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Dec 05 2011

A Few Good Reads (12/5/11): The Lingering Effects of the Floods of 2011

This week: The mental recovery from flooding, Thailand cleaning up, Missouri river flood protection, an Indonesian bridge collapse, the lingering effects of Hurricane Irene, and some thoughts on social enterprise application known as Yammer. Thailand Cleans Up; Areas Remain Flooded (Time World) Room by room, the cleaning team sprinkled disinfectant powder on everything covered by …

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