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Yandex.Maps Rolls Out User-Generated Maps
document Distributed Knowledge

Crowdsourcing has allowed Yandex.Maps to add plans of such cities as Chita, Belgorod and Ulan-Ude, among many others. Yandex.Maps now offers user-generated city plans for places as large as...

Fritz SchaeferMar 05, 2012 12:39 pm GMT1022 views
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Yandex.Maps Rolls Out User-Generated Maps
Russia: Crowdsourced Maps Graduate to Mapping Portal Yandex.Maps
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

“The mapping service now includes detailed plans of almost 400 cities across Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan. Crowdsourcing has allowed Yandex.Maps to add plans of such cities as Chita,...

Claire MackayMar 06, 2012 01:48 am GMT1454 views
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Russia: Crowdsourced Maps Graduate to Mapping Portal Yandex.Maps
CROWDSOURCING ACCESSIBILITY MAPS WITH AXSMAP
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

AXSMap uses browser geolocation and Google’s Places API to populate a database of businesses and locations for the reviewer community to build upon. Reviews are entered and published on the public...

Jayne AnnMay 18, 2012 11:39 pm GMT1068 views
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CROWDSOURCING ACCESSIBILITY MAPS WITH AXSMAP
Mapping Project Reveals Pre-1906 Quake San Francisco
document Distributed Knowledge

The stories behind the maps are John's motivation. "It's about context. A hundred years ago there were people running around, going to work and coming home. And you can figure out...

Benjamin FosselAug 19, 2011 11:57 pm GMT1979 views
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Mapping Project Reveals Pre-1906 Quake San Francisco
Wheelchair Access on Google Maps
blog Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

Rick Hansen Global Accessibility Map is a unique call to action designed to focus on improving physical access to the public built environment in communities around the world. Using the map,...

Tim SatterthwaiteOct 14, 2011 01:50 pm GMT2242 views
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Wheelchair Access on Google Maps
Urban Food Maps
document Open Innovation, Tools

Public officials, landscape architects, and community advocates have long debated the idea of the accessibility and upkeep of planting fruit trees and berry bushes, etc. on public property....

Fiona MaresNov 14, 2011 01:03 am GMT1446 views
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Urban Food Maps
Crowdsourcing geodata for public transport information
document Distributed Knowledge

How crowdsourcing was used to overcome the lack of public transport in Chennai, india. Presented at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore for Mobilicity http://mobilicity.praja.in/

Claire MackayNov 14, 2011 11:34 pm GMT1255 views
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Crowdsourcing geodata for public transport information
Open source tool to evaluate redistricting proposals and stop gerrymandering
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The Public Mapping Project, an open-sourced software tool created to help the public better understand the redistricting process, enables users to make their own congressional maps which can be...

Pablo BracciniNov 21, 2011 02:31 am GMT1590 views
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Open source tool to evaluate redistricting proposals and stop gerrymandering
CSR Dashboard team puts town ‘on the map’
document Distributed Knowledge

An offshoot of the town’s already-established Geographical Information System (GIS), a two-dimensional parcel-mapping tool that provides town-related geographical information, the CSR Dashboard...

Adam FrazerFeb 18, 2012 08:01 pm GMT1698 views
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CSR Dashboard team puts town ‘on the map’
British Library Launches Crowdsourcing Map Georeferencing Program
document Distributed Knowledge

From Kimberly C. Kowal, the Lead Curator, Digital Mapping of the British Library: The technology is an an upgraded version of Klokan Technologies initial georeferencing software...

Tim SatterthwaiteFeb 20, 2012 11:57 pm GMT1439 views
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British Library Launches Crowdsourcing Map Georeferencing Program
Crisis Mapping Syria: Automated Data Mining and Crowdsourced Human Intelligence
document Distributed Knowledge

On the data-mining side, Syria Tracker has repurposed the HealthMap platform, which mines thousands of online sources for the purposes of disease detection and then maps the results, “giving...

Adam FrazerMar 27, 2012 04:57 am GMT2610 views
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Crisis Mapping Syria: Automated Data Mining and Crowdsourced Human Intelligence
Bringing Together a Country through Crowdsourced Mapping
document Tools

The Web map consists of numerous data layers integrated using Esri's ArcGIS technology. Esri technology has advanced significantly to allow the integration of user-generated or crowdsourced...

Sebastian BlancaApr 25, 2012 11:01 pm GMT2760 views
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Bringing Together a Country through Crowdsourced Mapping
Flavour Map: A crowdsourced interactive map of tastes from around the world
document Distributed Knowledge

“Our vision for the Flavour Map was to allow a global community to contribute to an entirely user-generated resource of flavours, and to share their amazing food taste experiences from around the...

Tim SatterthwaiteMay 04, 2012 10:37 pm GMT1108 views
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Flavour Map: A crowdsourced interactive map of tastes from around the world
Privately owned public space: where are they and who owns them?
document Distributed Knowledge

The Guardian is asking readers to add to their map of privatised public spaces in Britain. For the purposes of this project, they are not looking at enclosed shopping malls - only open spaces,...

Tonya Van Dijk Jun 11, 2012 01:37 pm GMT704 views
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Privately owned public space: where are they and who owns them?
FYI, the New York Public Library is Basically Building a Guidebook for Time Travelers
document Distributed Knowledge

In order to be useful, the maps must be “georectified,” or aligned with their modern virtual equivalents. (If that sounds interesting, good news: The NYPL is crowdsourcing that part of the...

Jason RobbinsJun 15, 2012 08:26 am GMT782 views
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FYI, the New York Public Library is Basically Building a Guidebook for Time Travelers
Brisbane roads now on the virtual map
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

“If you’d like to help make our estimates better through crowdsourcing and have a GPS-enabled phone, try using Google Maps for mobile the next time you’re in traffic,” the company writes.

Claire MackayAug 11, 2012 11:03 am GMT1009 views
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Brisbane roads now on the virtual map
Apple Recruits Its Retail Employees to Fix Maps
article Distributed Knowledge

The crowdsourcing effort is somewhat unprecedented, and a really good way for Apple to improve its product quickly — at least in the heavily settled urban and wealthy suburban areas with their own...

Samuel BennettOct 04, 2012 06:58 am GMT10670 views
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Apple Recruits Its Retail Employees to Fix Maps
New map tracks missing and murdered Aboriginal women
article Distributed Knowledge

The map, released Feb. 5, by the online hacker group Anonymous pays particular attention to Thunder Bay, where the group has been critical of the police investigation into the abduction and...

Sebastian BlancaFeb 07, 2013 02:19 pm GMT1844 views
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New map tracks missing and murdered Aboriginal women
New Publications on Haiti
document Distributed Knowledge

MIT’s Journal, Innovations: Technology, Governance, Globalization special edition includes lead articles by President Bill Clinton and Digicel’s CEO Denis O’Brien, a piece entitled Crowdsourcing...

Luis Enrique MoralesJan 08, 2011 03:27 pm GMT1890 views
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New Publications on Haiti
Health Map
site Distributed Knowledge / Health and Wellbeing

Founded by John Brownstein (Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School) and Clark Freifeld (software developer and PhD student in biomedical engineering at Boston University), HealthMap is a...

Tonya Van Dijk Jan 15, 2011 08:15 am GMT1525 views
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Health Map
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