Tim Grollimund looks at the projected path of Hurricane Irma on his phone while staying in a shelter in Miami after evacuating his home in Key Largo along the Florida Keys, Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Hurricane Survivors Turned to Technology in Florida and Texas
The recent hurricanes that passed through Texas and then Florida provided a stark reminder of how much we rely on technology and the many ways it can be leveraged to help us lead better lives, including keeping us safe when Mother Nature strikes. With Hurricanes Harvey and Irma providing a one-two punch in these States, many people relied on social media and smartphone apps to either report they were safe or seek emergency information and assistance. Full Story.
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