My friend Michael was down in St Bernard Parish in the weeks and months after Katrina came through, using his skill and knowledge as an architect to help evaluate the condition of the schools in the area. He toured virtually every one of them, taking pictures and working with the local, state, and federal agenciesRead More
Many folks have seen this elsewhere, but just in case. I spent an hour or two last night doing data entry on the Katrina Peoplefinder Project. If you have some spare time, this is a great way (beyond financial donations), to help out people trying to find relatives and friends in the area. The nutshellRead More
I whipped up a page that is showing live data coming from the donations ticker on the Red Cross donations page. The page is updated on the server once a minute. The page is here.
I’m running a small program that’s watching how fast money is flowing into the Red Cross from donations. As of this morning, the rate is running between $9k and $17k A MINUTE. |Total amt | Last Datestamp |donated |minute ————–+———-+——– 20050902-1332 | 35332065 | $54340 20050902-1333 | 35344485 | $12420 20050902-1334 | 35354175 | $Read More