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The Crowd & the Cloud - Even Big Data Starts Small, Ep. 1

Even Big Data Starts Small, Ep. 1
20,000 volunteers across the U.S. measure precipitation: when extreme weather hits, emergency managers turn their data into life-saving alerts. Armchair mappers worldwide update information used by first responders after the Nepal earthquake. A new project, EyesOnALZ, enlists the crowd to speed up...
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365985099/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false 20,000 volunteers across the U.S. measure precipitation: when extreme weather hits, emergency managers turn their data into life-saving alerts. Armchair mappers worldwide update information used by first responders after the Nepal earthquake. A new project, EyesOnALZ, enlists the crowd to speed up... /episodes/get/51947 /episode/51947 The Crowd & the Cloud: Even Big Data Starts Small, Ep. 1 /episode-player/51947