Digital in the Wild: Community Using Technology in Post-Katrina New Orleans
|Conference||New Orleans Regional NMC Conference at Tulane|
|Conference Track||New Media and the Community Voice|
|Co-presenters||Ted Cash (Common Ground), Bart Everson (Xavier University of Louisiana), Alan Gutierrez (thinknola.com), Sandy Rosenthal (Levees.org)|
A panel of five community activists will present their perspectives on how the levee catastrophe in New Orleans catapulted the need for digital information and communication in the community. In various ways, the panelists have each been involved in using technology since the storm to assist in the transformation of the city. They will share their perspectives on why technology has been critical to the lives of New Orleanians since Katrina, and how.