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Russia: 11 Areas of Election-Related ICT Innovation
document Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

There is one additional online activity that should be mentioned. It is not very innovative itself, but it is essential for enabling innovation: crowdfunding, webmoney and tools for donating micro...

Harshida PatelMar 07, 2012 02:41 am GMT1267 views
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Russia: 11 Areas of Election-Related ICT Innovation
Kenya: Social Media Used To Increase Citizen Participation In Election
article Distributed Knowledge

Uchaguzi is built on the Ushahidi crowdsourcing platform, which emerged during the post-election crisis in January 2008. Nearly 45,000 Kenyans contributed to Ushahidi over twitter, SMS, email and...

Samuel BennettMar 01, 2013 03:28 am GMT1484 views
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Kenya: Social Media Used To Increase Citizen Participation In Election
On crisis mapping, crowdsourcing and online volunteering for development
document Distributed Knowledge

The main advantages of the combination of online volunteering, crowdsourcing and crisis mapping lie in the ability to process large amounts of data from affected populations in real-time and...

Fritz SchaeferJun 12, 2012 08:35 am GMT779 views
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On crisis mapping, crowdsourcing and online volunteering for development
Crowdsourcing Vs. Putin: Mapping Election Violations
Distributed Knowledge

The challenges of using crowdsourcing and mapping to keep track of election violations in Russia.

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Crowdsourcing.orgDec 16, 2011 04:37 pm GMT1871 views
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Erik Hersman: How texting helped Kenyans survive crisis
video Distributed Knowledge

A video on Erik Hersman presents a remarkable story of Ushahidi, a GoogleMap mashup that allowed Kenyans to report and track violence via cell phone texts following the 2008 elections, and has...

Tonya Van Dijk May 16, 2012 12:01 am GMT680 views
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Erik Hersman: How texting helped Kenyans survive crisis
Erik Hersman on Reporting Crisis via Texting
video Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

According to Erik Hersman, filtering capabilities and algorithms are being developed to ensure that the information that's submitted to Ushahidi are actually reliable. It's a way of...

Fritz SchaeferJun 15, 2011 07:00 am GMT2166 views
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Erik Hersman on Reporting Crisis via Texting
Crowdsourcing, Ushahidi platform and Indian NGO sector
document Open Innovation, Tools

The system is based on an open source free mapping software called Ushahidi. Ushahidi mapping software was developed and first used during the post election crisis in Kenya in 2008. Since then...

Tim SatterthwaiteDec 01, 2011 05:53 am GMT3984 views
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Crowdsourcing, Ushahidi platform and Indian NGO sector
Texting the News
document Distributed Knowledge

Erik Hersman aims to give everyday people the power to contribute to journalism and the media. He talks about the multitude of information they are greeted with on a daily basis and states that it...

Harshida PatelDec 27, 2011 11:02 am GMT877 views
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Texting the News
Strata Gems: Usahidi enables crowdsourced journalism and intelligence
document Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation

Usahidi is a software platform built to crowdsource information over multiple channels such as text messages, email and Twitter. Originally built in 2008 to map reports of post-election violence in...

Benjamin FosselDec 12, 2010 11:55 am GMT1957 views
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Strata Gems: Usahidi enables crowdsourced journalism and intelligence
What is the Ushahidi Platform?
video Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

With the Ushahidi Platform, itʼs easier than ever to get critical and timely information to those that need it most, on a platform that almost everybody can use.

Pablo BracciniMar 20, 2011 03:00 am GMT1991 views
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What is the Ushahidi Platform?
Putting the "Public" Back in the Public Sector
document Distributed Knowledge

Crowdsourcing is on a powerful roll. One need look no further than the Egyptian revolution, of course, a movement formed out of a variety of demands and solutions that originated from far-flung and...

Benjamin FosselJun 04, 2011 02:58 pm GMT1141 views
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Putting the
Ushahidi – CrowdSourcing and Crisis Mapping
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

This is principally a story of how technology and individuals came come together to make a real difference and change lives, it is also a fantastic example of how the whole concept of harnessing...

Pablo BracciniJun 15, 2011 12:13 am GMT2700 views
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Ushahidi – CrowdSourcing and Crisis Mapping
Toward a Credible Crowdsourcing System for Prevention (Reflections for Practice1)
document Distributed Knowledge

The role of this particular project is not just to analyze theories of intervention but to actually test the use of technology, specifically crowdsourcing, in the field for prevention. It is upon...

Sebastian BlancaAug 01, 2011 07:39 pm GMT1425 views
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Toward a Credible Crowdsourcing System for Prevention (Reflections for Practice1)
Greek business owners concerned about tourism slump
document Crowdfunding

With tourism representing 16% of the economy, Greece's new government cannot afford to waste time in reigniting the sector it so desperately needs to get through the crisis it is in.

Claire MackayJun 11, 2012 09:44 am GMT996 views
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Greek business owners concerned about tourism slump
Juliana Rotich - DLD12 - Interview Series
video Distributed Knowledge

Like many Kenyans in diaspora, Africana "geek girl" Juliana Rotich found herself drawn into the crisis when violence hit Kenya after the national elections in December 2008. Being...

Marco TorquatiJul 09, 2012 06:49 am GMT1318 views
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Juliana Rotich - DLD12 - Interview Series
UNDP explores how new technologies can support conflict prevention
article Distributed Knowledge

In Kenya for example, UNDP has pioneered crowdsourcing for conflict prevention during the country’s constitutional referendum in 2010. With the memories of the 2007/ 2008 post-election crisis still...

Fiona MaresNov 04, 2012 05:37 am GMT1412 views
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UNDP explores how new technologies can support conflict prevention
Crowdsourcing’s Hall of Fame
Distributed Knowledge

There are a myriad of possibilities in the search for crowdsourcing milestones that announced its advent and its adoption as a model for online production, problem solving and for organizing for collective action: Commercial applications, advertising campaigns that succeed or backfire, funding for entrepreneurial ventures. This list of one dozen focuses on the pinnacles that demonstrate crowdsourcing’s highest potential: For public good, scientific research and technological innovation.


Each of these events involves a seminal moment when crowdsourcing came into greater public awareness being driven from calls to action that resulted in ever increasing numbers of individuals working together in a manner that has raised our collective consciousness.


We have selected our landmark crowdsourcing events based on criteria that make them notable because of their scale, their impact and the extent of their outreach to a wider audience both demographically and geographically. See if you agree with our choices!

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Carl EspostiMar 28, 2011 05:44 am GMT8159 views
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Crowdfund Investing: 13 Lessons from the Guys who Brought Crowdfunding to Washington
Crowdfunding

Sherwood Neiss, founder of Startup Exemption, shares 13 lessons from his journey to help pass crowdfunding legislation in the U.S.

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Crowdsourcing.orgDec 20, 2011 12:10 am GMT5221 views
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Crowdsourcing nonprofit Ushahidi wins Denver U’s Anvil of Freedom award
Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Nonprofit organization Ushahidi, which allows anyone to gather distributed data via text, email or web and visualize it on an interactive map, this Thursday accepted the 2012 “Anvil of Freedom” award from Denver University’s Estlow Center for Journalism and New Media.

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Eric BlattbergJan 15, 2012 02:01 am GMT3684 views
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Social media and the new Cold War
document Distributed Knowledge

Social media is not simply irreverent. Once social-media projects roll out, their code and hardware often get recycled and repurposed. Until recently, Russian civic leaders were debating what...

Jayne AnnAug 02, 2012 12:52 pm GMT653 views
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Social media and the new Cold War
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