Houston Chronicle: "New Orleans police killed four looters who had opened fire on them today."
Rex Hammock links to various Katrina people-finder databases.
Watching Larry King, seeing how helpless people are at finding out the fate of family members, it's pitiful that we information technologists have not marshalled the systems to distribute information about survivors of the aftermath of Katrina. Following up on Doc Searls's War On Error concept, below, we ought to solve this problem as quickly as we can for Katrina and then deploy systems that make this work much better for future disasters. It's 2005, we have mastered the technology, now let's deploy it, with the intent of competence and success.
Doc Searls: "In the War on Error, people will need to take the lead. Governments will need to follow or get out of the way."
The Day: "The hurricane that struck Louisiana was nicknamed Katrina by the National Weather Service. Its real name is global warming."
Times-Picayune: "The breach in the 17th Street Canal levee that had put the city of New Orleans underwater was essentially closed early Sunday evening."
Hi-rez satellite pics of post-Katrina New Orleans.
Pics: Monterey, Pebble Beach, Carmel.
Army Times: Troops begin combat operations in New Orleans.
Patrick wonders how he'd spend $1 billion if he had that much money.
Scoble models modern blogging attire.
But it isn't in the top 20 for Syndication. Huh?
NY Times: "The French Quarter has been spared the worst of Hurricane Katrina's winds and sitting high enough to have avoided the flooding."
Nola.com, the site run by the Times-Picayune, has messages about hundreds of people still trapped and dying in New Orleans.
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