Issue No. 06 - Nov.-Dec. (2011 vol. 15)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MIC.2011.149
Christine Satchell , Queensland University of Technology
Marcus Foth , Queensland University of Technology
<p>People all over the world are regularly hit by floods, cyclones, and other natural disasters. Many use smart phones and social media to stay connected, seek help, improvise, and cope with crises or challenging situations. This column discusses these practices after dark or during disasters to unveil challenges and opportunities for innovative designs that increase resilience and safety.</p>
natural disasters, mobile technology, mobile applications, Internet computing, human-computer interaction
M. Foth and C. Satchell, "Darkness and Disaster in the City," in IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 15, no. , pp. 90-93, 2011.