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Potential projects

March 5, 2010
By Kelly_Nichols

Here’s what I’m thinking for project ideas: 1) Re-interfacing Seibel to be more user-friendly and specific to the tasks of responders. In some ways, this project idea feels like low hanging fruit – it seems so obvious. However, depending on the results of some more technical research, this could actually be a great opportunity. Their app...
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Caroline’s ride along

March 5, 2010
By caroline

I have got to say, 6 hours is a long time to be sitting there! I arrived at the Red Cross thinking I would be helping, doing something. The best feeling of all is doing something useful, isn’t it? Anyway, after meeting a few members,...
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Recognizing some of the Design Problems to be tackled

March 5, 2010
By George_Bixby

At the moment, my interest seems to be gravitating toward the following areas: Re. Nigel’s post about Phebean Cole and the initiative to spread the IHL curriculum, I think this problem could potentially be very interesting. However, rather than just focusing on the marketing campaign...
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We are on redcrosschat.org

March 4, 2010
By Nadiah
We are on redcrosschat.org

Found at http://redcrosschat.org/page/2/ Here we have it. Our blog found on another blog. And that of course, more importantly in relation to the ARC. Perhaps, an idea – if our about section, or a blurb of it, could appear as well on our start page? That way,...
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Humanitarian Law at the American Red Cross

March 4, 2010
By Nigel_Snoad

Phebean Cole, from the ARC in Washington DC helps run their International Humanitarian Law program. As I’ve mentioned before she’s interested in having us work with them on a range of topics. In the note below she outlines a few things that immediately came...
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Public perceptions of RC

March 3, 2010
By Kelly_Nichols
Public perceptions of RC

I became a friend of the American Red Cross on Facebook a few days before the earthquake in Chile. Naturally, they posted about the earthquake the morning after it happened. While the great majority of the comments were positive, there were some detractors. Below...
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RC link collection

March 3, 2010
By Kelly_Nichols

Here are a couple links that have been floating around. Perhaps we could put them in the blogroll? American Red Cross in Greater New York http://www.nyredcross.org/ American Red Cross on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/redcross American Red Cross Blog http://redcrosschat.org/ Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre http://www.climatecentre.org/ DesignMatters at Art Center http://www.designmatters.artcenter.edu/
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Recycling at RC

March 3, 2010
By Rhiannon_Fox

One thing I forgot to mention before was that I think we should get the red cross into getting recycling bins. Of the three times i went there i never saw any recycling being done. – I think this is very important
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Recognizing some of the Design Problems to be tackled

February 28, 2010
By Mathan_Ratinam

After our last class Nigel and I left feeling very enthusiastic of what projects could be developed following all the insightful thoughts and suggestions about what we could tackle by design and through design thinking. Since the school was closed Friday because of the weather,...
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