Dr. Angel Diaz is the Vice President of Developer Technology, Open Source & Advocacy at IBM. IBM gathered partners for the Call for Code, “a worldwide, multi-year initiative that inspires developers to solve pressing global problems with sustainable software solutions.”
Dr. Diaz joins host Steve Boland to talk about why IBM created Call for Code, how the Call reached non-governmental organizations and developers around the world, the decision to focus on helping in the wake of natural disasters, moving from a minimal viable solution to deploying technology solutions at scale in disasters and more. This year’s winner is Project OWL, which helps restore communications using mesh networks deployed in disaster area. View the video of Project OWL here.
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