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The Crowd & the Cloud

Viral vs. Virus, Ep. 3

Special | 57m 1s

Sensors on asthma inhalers generate real-time maps of environmental dangers to help patients in Louisville, KY. Street knowledge was crucial in a historic medical breakthrough: John Snow’s mapping of cholera in 19th c. London. In West Oakland, CA, citizens confront air pollution and rising asthma rates by collecting traffic data.

Aired: 04/20/17

Expires: 03/31/20

Rating: TV-G

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The Crowd & The Cloud is made possible by NSF, The National Science Foundation, "Where Discoveries Begin."