Out of the rubble: Haitian Need Sparks Innovation

Out of the immense tragedy of the earthquake in Haiti, some light through innovation, and the recognition that simple tasks to coordinate aid efforts has led to more creative applications of mobile technology.  Basic SMS messaging and other inherent mobile technologies were valuable for coordinating relief efforts, and when enhanced through smartphone capabilities, have fostered innovative uses of mobiles for public health, commerce and mLearning have emerged.

This clip does a nice job providing an overview of what has transpired.

 

(via @m4Ed4Dev)

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