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Yandex.Maps Rolls Out User-Generated Maps
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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 GMT1123 views
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Yandex.Maps Rolls Out User-Generated 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 GMT1189 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 GMT2205 views
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Mapping Project Reveals Pre-1906 Quake San Francisco
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 GMT1629 views
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Urban Food Maps
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 GMT1731 views
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Open source tool to evaluate redistricting proposals and stop gerrymandering
Russia: Crowdsourced Maps Graduate to Mapping Portal Yandex.Maps
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“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 GMT1544 views
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Russia: Crowdsourced Maps Graduate to Mapping Portal Yandex.Maps
Bringing Together a Country through Crowdsourced Mapping
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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 GMT2909 views
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Bringing Together a Country through Crowdsourced Mapping
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 GMT877 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 GMT1190 views
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Brisbane roads now on the virtual map
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 GMT2839 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 GMT2033 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 GMT1707 views
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Health Map
Teliport.me aims to disrupt the mapping and travel business with its crowdsourced street view
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The app recently moved to public beta and now supports 200+ Android devices, which is quite impressive, considering the highly fragmented nature of the OS. Vineet also added that the app has...

Luis Enrique MoralesAug 06, 2011 12:35 pm GMT1414 views
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Teliport.me aims to disrupt the mapping and travel business with its crowdsourced street view
Crowdsourcing and Crisis Mapping World War I
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

To satisfy the public’s desire for information about the war, newspapers published war maps that provided the locations and military capabilities of the warring nations. This map, published at...

Pablo BracciniSep 06, 2011 12:29 pm GMT2272 views
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Crowdsourcing and Crisis Mapping World War I
Wheelchair Access on Google Maps
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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 GMT2419 views
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Wheelchair Access on Google Maps
Crowd-Sourcing the Lowdown on New York’s Privately Owned Public Spaces
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The New York World, an online publication just launched by the Columbia School of Journalism, is partnering with WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show to do a crowd-sourced map that will look into exactly...

Claire MackayOct 29, 2011 01:21 am GMT782 views
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Crowd-Sourcing the Lowdown on New York’s Privately Owned Public Spaces
Crowdsourcing a new map design for Paris’ subways
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Benjamin Suchar, the founder of CheckMyMetro, was not looking for data about the subway network in itself, rather wanted he to redesign the subway network’s map. However, the RATP, which manages...

Samuel BennettDec 16, 2011 06:42 am GMT4082 views
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Crowdsourcing a new map design for Paris’ subways
Google Enters Public Alerting Arena
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Weather, public safety, and earthquake alerts issued by US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the National Weather Service, and the US Geological Survey (USGS) are displayed...

Sebastian BlancaFeb 02, 2012 08:15 am GMT1162 views
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Google Enters Public Alerting Arena
Syrian opposition seeks to wipe the Assad name off the map – via Google
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Anti-government activists in recent weeks have used a Google crowdsourcing program, Map Maker, to rename key streets, bridges and boulevards after their revolutionary heroes, according to...

Fiona MaresFeb 15, 2012 07:58 am GMT1053 views
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Syrian opposition seeks to wipe the Assad name off the map – via Google
CSR Dashboard team puts town ‘on the map’
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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 GMT1939 views
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CSR Dashboard team puts town ‘on the map’
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