Jamie Williams

Audrey Watters is an education technology writer, rabble-rouser, and folklorist. She writes for "MindShift":http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/, "O'Reilly Radar":http://radar.oreilly.com/, "Hack Education":http://www.hackeducation.com/, and "ReadWriteWeb":http://readwrite.com/.

by Jamie Williams

This is the story of seven people connected by the Great Tohoku Kanto Earthquake that rocked northern Japan in March and their need to obtain immediate and accurate information. Mass confusion combined with their desire to reach loved ones compelled them to turn to social media as a lifeline. Through networked, digital technologies, they created […] more »