Tag Archives: disaster

Infamous “Yellow Bridge” Connecting Nusa Ceningan + Lembongan in Bali, Indonesia – Now Tragically Collapsed

A visit to Bali, Indonesia for a walk across the now infamous “Yellow Bridge” – made for pedestrians and scooters/bikes at certain time – which connected Nusa Ceningan with Nusa Lembongan in Bali. Indonesia. This clip show some workers repairing the ridge which sadly collapsed resulting in the death of many people – pilgrims returning from a day of silent prayer. Now replaced.

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Nepal Thoughts and Blessing from a Porch

From a porch, I share a few rambling thoughts about the situation in Nepal, annotations about disasters and social media, and a few ways to help including: attending a Nepal relief dinner at Gurkha Restaurant on Davie Street; and, helping with a unique solar panel project with donations and or geek help.

Disaster Repair in The Philippines with the SeaBees ~ Choogle On! #103

Continuing on a conversation about Iraq and Afghanistan, Lt. Magnum of the US Navy shares experiences from an assignment helping the Philippines recover from a variety of natural disasters aboard the USS Pelilu (named for the Palaun island). Stories include logistics of engineering, construction projects, diplomatic relations, ingenuity on the ground, pig roasts, helicopter landings and the goodness of the Navy’s construction battalion AKA SeaBees.

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Choogle on! Disaster Recovery with Seabees

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Hootsuite and Crowdsourcing in Japan at SXSW

Hootsuite and Crowdsourcing in Japan

Hootsuite’s Dave Olson speaks about Hootsuite’s experience in crowdsourcing translation in Japan with their customer base!

Big in Japan and Crowdsourcing ~ Video Interview from SXSW 2011

At SXSW 2011, i provided some stories and thoughts about Japan in light of the earthquake/tsunami and the “Big in Japan” panel i organized in a quick impromptu video interview.