Larry Alton's Blog – January 2017 Archive (1)

How Big Data Is Boosting Emergency Preparedness

We never feel prepared when disaster strikes – from the devastation of Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy to the Pacific earthquake that moved the main island of Japan and caused several meltdowns at a nuclear power plant in 2011, the destruction of both natural and manmade disasters can seem both immeasurable and unpredictable.


The rise of big data, however, is making it increasingly possible for communities and organizations to predict when a disaster will strike, preparing…


Added by Larry Alton on January 23, 2017 at 5:30am — No Comments

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