Internet:Public information

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Introduction

Overview

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Objective : eCommerce

By the end of this page you will be able to understand:

  • Describe various public information systems

Voting systems

Government/Country systems

Emergency response systems

CACM (ACM, 2007)[1] special issue, focus includes discussion on:

  • avian flue pandemic (H5N1) preparedness. E.g. http://www.fluwikie.com, started June 2005), impact could have been similar to 1918-1919 Spanish Flu which was estimated to have killed 50 million;
  • 2001 - SARS epidemic in China;
  • 200? - 9/11 World Trade Center;
  • July 7, 2005 - London Subway Bombings
  • August 29, 2005 - Hurricane Katrina; and
  • December 26, 2004 - Indian Ocean Tsunami.

Software

  • Sahana (Currion, De Silva, & Van de Walle, 2007, March)[2]

Global systems

Meterological information

Local body information systems

Local web cameras (Security but privacy issues)

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  1. ACM (2007, March) Communications of the ACM, Vol 50, 3.
  2. Currion, P., De Silva, C., & Van de Walle, B. (2007, March) Open Source Software for Dusaster Management. Communications of the ACM, Vol 50, No. 3, pp 61-65)

Internet:Public information. (2017). In virtualMV's ( Michael Verhaart ) wiki. Retrieved December 17, 2017, from http://www.virtualmv.com/wiki/index.php?title=Internet%3APublic_information    (zotero)