WIRED Magazine Features SimulationDeck: Training for the Day a Tweet Dictates Where to Send SWAT

WIRED Magazine Features SimulationDeck: Training for the Day a Tweet Dictates Where to Send SWAT

EMERGENCY RESPONDERS IN northern Texas watch as an imaginary crisis takes over their social media feeds. A mass shooting has broken out at a music festival, they learn, and a terrorist organization is taking credit. The shooters livestreamed the entire grisly scene, and news outlets are already picking up the story. Word of the tragedy spreads like a virus online, riddled with misinformation and panicked confusion. But they know these social media posts might also offer potential clues as to where the perpetrators might be hiding out and which victims might need help where.

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