Innovation in a time of Crisis
You don't even have to scour the news in detail to see examples of innovation percolating through the community.
Brian Gilham turned a good idea into front page news when he cobbled up a new application that used TTC reports and Twitter to keep Torontonians up-to-date on commuter news. His good idea became a great one when a power crisis impacted TTC services a few weeks ago.
Go ahead, subscribe to TTCupdates on Twitter. Get connected. Now, if only we could get twitter messages again via SMS on cellphones....
CityNews.ca - Toronto's News: From Blackouts To Flying Bullets, TTCupdates Creator Keeps Community Connected
What's even greater is watching the internet being utilized to its full potential, shedding its outdated image as little more than a lawless porn portal, and instead being illuminated as a valuable community tool where communication and cooperation combine to help shape a brighter future.Technorati Tags: TTC, TTCupdates, Twitter, Brian Gilham