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Crowdmap
site Tools

Crowdmap is a tool that allows you to crowdsource information and see it on a map and timeline. It is the Ushahidi platform, built by the team who created Ushahidi as a way for anyone to run...

Archenette EvangelioFeb 27, 2011 12:36 pm GMT1864 views
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Crowdmap
Location-aware crowdmapping: The next Wikipedia?
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

If crowdmapping catches on, it has the potential to become a sort of geographical version of Wikipedia, crammed with location-based facts and figures, becoming a reference point not only for what...

Benjamin FosselJun 29, 2011 05:24 pm GMT5710 views
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Location-aware crowdmapping: The next Wikipedia?
Russia: Crowdmapping Corruption With Bribr Mobile App
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Bribr is not the only crowdsourcing platform tracking bribery and corruption out there. Its currently dormant predecessor in the post-Soviet space – vzyatka.crowdmap.com [ru] – was launched by...

Jason RobbinsOct 07, 2012 09:54 am GMT1343 views
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Russia: Crowdmapping Corruption With Bribr Mobile App
Ukraine: Crowdmapping Election Violations
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

ElectUA.org [uk] is a crowdsourcing tool used to report and map election violations in Ukraine. A project of Internews-Ukraine, its goal [en] is “to encourage citizens to have active social...

Claire MackayOct 26, 2012 12:30 pm GMT1692 views
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Ukraine: Crowdmapping Election Violations
FSB hits out at London streets with Parking Crowdmap
article Distributed Knowledge

Crowdmap is a tool that allows organisations to crowdsource information and see it on a map and timeline. It was created by Ushahidi, a non-profit technology company that created a crowdsourcing...

Claire MackayApr 13, 2013 06:42 am GMT1973 views
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FSB hits out at London streets with Parking Crowdmap
Syrian crowdmapping project documents reports of rape
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Now a crowd-mapping website, launched this week, will attempt to detail every such rape and incident of sexual violence against women throughout the conflict. The map is the creation of the...

Jason RobbinsMar 31, 2012 04:13 am GMT1825 views
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Syrian crowdmapping project documents reports of rape
China Crowdmaps Pedestrian and Cyclist Problem Areas
document Distributed Knowledge

A new crowdsourcing website seeks to tap into the wisdom of Chinese pedestrians and cyclists to identify areas in need of repair or improvement in Beijing. Developed by Beijing Transport Research...

Jayne AnnJul 25, 2012 01:33 pm GMT903 views
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China Crowdmaps Pedestrian and Cyclist Problem Areas
Crowdmapping Life-Saving Apparatuses: A Discussion with AED4.US Founder Lucien Engelen
Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Last week, we highlighted a TED Talk by Lucien Engelen, the man behind AED4.US, a crowdmapping effort that aims to pinpoint the locations of all automatic electronic defibrillators (AEDs). We got in touch with Engelen to find out more about his ambitious project and to get an update on the recent developments.

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Anton RootAug 07, 2012 11:41 pm GMT68387 views
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Crowdmapping for an Improved Chennai
article Distributed Knowledge

Transparent Chennai is a platform for citizen engagement which invites users, both individuals and groups, to create and submit their own data about the Indian city of Chennai. The aim is to help...

Luis Enrique MoralesNov 28, 2012 01:44 pm GMT1082 views
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Crowdmapping for an Improved Chennai
Kenya's Elections #TechFail: What Went Wrong and How Citizen Reporting Won the Day
article Distributed Knowledge

A citizen-report crowdsourcing and crowmapping platform powered by Ushahidi, Uchaguzi had teams across the globe working around the clock to track and verify reports via SMS, Twitter, and email on...

Jayne AnnMar 18, 2013 01:51 pm GMT1618 views
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Kenya's Elections #TechFail: What Went Wrong and How Citizen Reporting Won the Day
Crowdsourcing in agriculture in Argentina
document Crowd Creativity, Tools

During 2011 there was a significant drought in Argentina. The limited official information led people to enter information into www.agrotestigo.crowdmap.com (Ushahidi platform). AgroTestigo...

AgrotestigoMar 31, 2012 05:53 pm GMT4582 views
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Crowdsourcing in agriculture in Argentina
USAID Crowdmaps Development Credit Authority Data
Cloud Labor, Tools

Last month, the USAID used Data.gov in an innovative way – as a crowdsourcing platform. On June 1, a group of volunteers helped the agency map the locations of where the Development Credit Authority was issuing its loans.

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Anton RootJul 25, 2012 11:41 pm GMT4150 views
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The Crowd Maps Beijing Floods Faster, Better than Chinese Government
Distributed Knowledge, Tools

In the wake of the recent Beijing floods, which caused at least 77 deaths as they rushed through the capital July 21, the crowd took to the web to map the most heavily impacted areas. The citizens’ joint crowdmapping effort not only materialized prior to the government-sanctioned map, but it also proved more accurate and intuitive.

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Eric BlattbergAug 02, 2012 10:25 am GMT5015 views
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Crowdmapping War Crimes in Syria
Distributed Knowledge, Tools

A crowdmapping initiative named Syria Tracker is documenting killings in the war-ravaged country as the struggle between regime forces and opposition fighters drags on. Syria Tracker is especially important for documenting killings given that many non-profit organizations and journalists have pulled out of the country because of the violence.

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Anton RootDec 13, 2012 08:18 pm GMT4894 views
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Code Hero, Chromebooks and Crowdmapping Syrian Casualties in the Crowded Room
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

In the Crowded Room this week, we look at controversial Kickstarter project Code Hero, a crowdmapping project for Syrian abuses and how Google pushed Chromebooks to classrooms on a crowdfunding platform.

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Eric MackDec 13, 2012 09:48 pm GMT2685 views
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Announcing funding from the Ford Foundation
document Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

One of the biggest use of the funds is in community engagement. They have an incredible Community Engagement Director on their team, Heather Leson, whose job is to connect and communicate between...

Jayne AnnDec 05, 2011 01:12 am GMT1744 views
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Announcing funding from the Ford Foundation
KUHONGA
site Distributed Knowledge / Citizen Journalism

Kuhonga.com is a whistleblower website that provides a platform for the public to report incidents of corruption in real time.

Archenette EvangelioJan 28, 2012 03:03 am GMT868 views
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KUHONGA
Davos: Ushahidi Grows Its Global Crowd-sourcing Platform, Slams Twitter Censorship [TCTV]
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

It’s worth noting also that Ushahidi has come out against a new partnership between the World Bank with Google that is supposed to empower citizen cartographers in 150 countries, but which...

Jayne AnnJan 28, 2012 10:51 am GMT1800 views
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Davos: Ushahidi Grows Its Global Crowd-sourcing Platform, Slams Twitter Censorship [TCTV]
Kenyans use twitter to find Fuel
document Distributed Knowledge

Riding on the popularity of the find fuel twitter operation, Ushahidi Kenya started a website titled “Find Fuel in Nairobi” http://findfuel.crowdmap.com/main powered by crowdmap, a hosted version...

Claire MackayFeb 06, 2012 01:45 pm GMT1156 views
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Kenyans use twitter to find Fuel
Crowdsourcing Maps Using Ushahidi
document Distributed Knowledge

Being free and open source, Ushahidi can be deployed and configured as a community wishes. But what makes it an ideal platform for most communities is that there is a free web based deployment...

Pablo BracciniFeb 23, 2012 01:22 pm GMT1590 views
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Crowdsourcing Maps Using Ushahidi
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