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The Crowd & the Cloud | Viral vs. Virus, Ep. 3

Viral vs. Virus, Ep. 3

Sensors on asthma inhalers generate real-time maps of environmental dangers to help patients in Louisville, KY. Street knowledge was crucial in a historic medical breakthrough: John Snow’s mapping of cholera in 19th c. London. In West Oakland, CA, citizens confront air pollution and rising asthma rates by collecting traffic data.

Premiere Date: April 20, 2017 | Runtime: 00:57:01

About The Crowd & the Cloud

THE CROWD & THE CLOUD is a documentary series showcasing the power of Citizen Science in the Digital Age. This multi-part series, hosted by former NASA Chief Scientist Waleed Abdalati, takes viewers on a global tour of the projects and people on the front lines of citizen science and crowdsourcing. By observing their environment, monitoring neighborhoods, and collecting information about the world