Digital Humanitarians: How Big Data Is Changing the Face of Humanitarian Response
This is a review of Patrick Meier’s 2015 book, Digital Humanitarians: How Big Data Is Changing the Face of Humanitarian Response. The book explores the role of technologies such as high-resolution satellite imagery, online social media, drones, and artificial intelligence in humanitarian responses during disasters such as the 2010 Haiti earthquake. In this analysis, the book is examined using a humanitarian health ethics perspective.
KeywordsBook review Digital humanitarians Bioethics Humanitarian aid Disaster response Disaster ethics
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