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This event occurred on
April 14, 2010
5:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
(UTC -7hrs)
San Francisco, California
United States

Following the CHIRP Twitter conference, thought leaders gathered to discuss new ways for using real-time technologies. The goal of the night was primarily to continue the conversation on real-time applications and their various uses as part of humanitarian efforts.

San Francisco, California
United States
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Patrick Meier

(Tufts University/Ushahidi) will discuss how realtime communication tools, combined with crowd-sourcing raise the bar for those who wish to falsify information

Ellen Leanse

(Google) will discuss the ways different organizations are using Wave.

Brett Hovarth

(Re-Vision Labs) will share his experiences with real-time tools in distributed governments.

Mary Jane Marcus

(InSTEDD) will discuss the use of real-time technology in Asia.

Jon Gosier

(SwiftRiver/Appfrica) will act as event host and will discuss the verification and filtering of real-time news and why it's important for the future of the web.

Organizing team


Philadelphia, PA, United States
  • Jon Gosier