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Brian Sobel

Brian Sobel
founder / developer, InnovationGeo

Website | @sobelito

Brian Sobel is the founder/developer of InnovationGeo where he now moonlights, working as a technologist for the Abraxas Corporation by day. Brian cherishes opportunities to work with driven, intelligent folk suspect to taking on ambitious endeavors. He is passionate about structured vast data-sets, utilization of geo-technologies for visualization and use in location based services, and tackling technical solutions for potential grand audiences. He and esteemed cohorts teamed up to build for Apps for Democracy, and afterward AreYouSafe, by being in the right city at the right time, with enough idle time on their hands.


Government as a Peacekeeper
Location: Room 146 Level:
Brian Sobel (InnovationGeo)
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(4.14, 7 ratings)
The ongoing AreYouSafe initiative mines and mashes-up data, in order to connect one's exact location with detailed local crime stats, to convey real-time relative safety. The resulting visual mediums are heat-maps, and an iPhone app that's a Geiger counter for crime. Read more.
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