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A few nice economic disaster images I found:

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Homeowners and neighbors work together to clean up houses damaged from flooding from Hurricane Sandy in New York on Nov. 21, 2012. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Development (RD) agency has been working closely with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Small Business Administration, the Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and various state agencies to assist the hurricane victims. Photo by W.M. Shelley.

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A boat washed up on to a road bed from the storm surge of Hurricane Sandy in New York on Nov. 21, 2012. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Development (RD) agency has been working closely with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Small Business Administration, the Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and various state agencies to assist the hurricane victims. Photo by W.M. Shelley.

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SPEAKERS

Anthony Townsend serves as research director in the Technology Horizons Program for the Silicon Valley-based Institute for the Future, an independent research organization. His research focuses on the impact of new technology on cities, infrastructure, and public institutions and the role of technology in economic development.

Jake Porway launched DataKind to match nonprofits with pro bono data scientists to solve problems using data collection, management, and analysis in the service of humanity.

Erin Barnes and her co-founders at ioby were awarded the 2012 Jane Jacobs Medal for New Technology and Innovation by The Rockefeller Foundation. Before ioby, Barnes was an environmental editor at Men’s Journal magazine, freelance environmental writer and contributor to Al Gore’s book “Our Choice.”