There is an interesting discussion happening over at BoingBoing that is discussing how to the tech community can help them. One of the most prevalent concepts is how communication tools can best be given to the victims so they can contact their loved ones and start getting their lives pieced back together. Specifically, there is an idea submitted by BB reader Rich Kulawiec: “we the geeks put together and deploy the world’s largest cybercafe in the Astrodome.”
I’m in. There are very few times where I believe that me being present in a situation can actually do it some good. This happens to be one of those situations. Let me know when it’s happening and I will buy a ticket and fly down to Texas and help in what ever way I can.