Patrick Meier

Patrick Meier
Director of Crisis Mapping, Ushahidi

Website | @patrickmeier

Patrick is an accomplished speaker having presented at numerous international confer-ences including the Skoll World Forum, PopTech, Where 2.0, TTI/Vanguard and several TEDx’s. He is also a distinguished scholar, holding a PhD from The Fletcher School, a Doctoral Fellowship from Stanford University and an MA from Columbia University.


Location Development Yerba Buena Salon 12-14
Patrick Meier (Ushahidi)
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Using mobile crowdsourcing to microtask the analysis of satellite imagery for disaster response. There are more than 2 million square kilometers of satellite imagery taken every day. This is a big data problem that cannot yet be addressed with automated algorithms. Microtasking and crowdsourcing is the way to go. This talk shares pioneering efforts with the UN to do just this in Somalia, Syria. Read more.
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