Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Watch a Jacobs School alum explain how you can join the search for Malaysian Airlines flight MH 370 from your computer
Watch Jacobs school alum Luke Barrington explain Wall Street Journal reporter Deborah Kan how the company he co-founded, Tomnod, is helping look for Malaysian Airlines flight MH 370.
The company, which was acquired by Digital Globe, a leading supplier of commercial satellite imagery, harnesses the power of crowdsourcing to scour satellite images for information. The best applications for the technology are search and rescue operations during natural disasters.
See how you can join the search here.
Other news stories about Tomnod's efforts:
San Jose Mercury News
More about Tomnod, which was co-founded by four Jacobs School alumni, here.