P2P system of distribution *may* improve disaster recovery efforts

US researchers are developing a peer-to-peer system that aims to make it much easier to ensure survivors get what they need to re-build their lives. The iCare system directly matches donated goods or services to the specific items that survivors have asked for. It also improves the use of spare space on delivery trucks to get aid to disaster-stricken areas more quickly.

Read this item from the BBC


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