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Crowdsourced maps: How to get started and stories to consider
document Distributed Knowledge

When selecting a topic or story for crowdsourced mapping, remember that the story should have longer-term potential and a strong geographic component. Setting up a crowdsourced map requires some...

Pablo BracciniAug 03, 2011 08:58 pm GMT3560 views
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Crowdsourced maps: How to get started and stories to consider
T-Mobile 1900MHz crowdsourced maps will tell you where you will see fast iPhone speeds
blog Distributed Knowledge, Tools

you will see fast iPhone speeds The 3G/4G locales are submitted by iPhone 3G and newer owners (or non-AWS 4G phone users) who are seeing 3G/4G on T-Mobile. T-Mobile claims its HSPA+ network...

Luis Enrique MoralesOct 04, 2012 04:45 am GMT1340 views
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T-Mobile 1900MHz crowdsourced maps will tell you where you will see fast iPhone speeds
Crowdsourcing Maps Using Ushahidi
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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 GMT1895 views
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Crowdsourcing Maps Using Ushahidi
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 GMT3084 views
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Bringing Together a Country through Crowdsourced Mapping
Snow Map Developer Creates 'Cutsmap' for Channel 4's Budget Coverage
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Ben Marsh, who created the snow map by gathering tweets featuring the hashtag #uksnow, a postcode and a one to ten number rating of the amount of snow, has built a crowdsourced map for Channel 4...

Tim SatterthwaiteMar 23, 2011 04:04 pm GMT2142 views
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Snow Map Developer Creates 'Cutsmap' for Channel 4's Budget Coverage
British Library Launches Crowdsourcing Map Georeferencing Program
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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 GMT1736 views
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British Library Launches Crowdsourcing Map Georeferencing Program
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 GMT1640 views
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Russia: Crowdsourced Maps Graduate to Mapping Portal Yandex.Maps
Shareabouts: OpenPlans offers free installation of crowdsourced mapping tool if you tell them how you’ll use it
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OpenPlans, the New York City-based open data nonprofit, is giving away free installations of Shareabouts, its crowdsourced place data tool. OpenPlans, the New York City-based open data...

Fritz SchaeferSep 09, 2012 10:21 pm GMT1942 views
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Shareabouts: OpenPlans offers free installation of crowdsourced mapping tool if you tell them how you’ll use it
Crowdsourced map helps users choose good bike routes within Berlin
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Users of Dynamic Connections can also provide their own input as to streets’ cycle suitability by answering a few simple questions regarding traffic volume, topography and safety considerations for...

Luis Enrique MoralesSep 18, 2012 05:37 am GMT1909 views
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Crowdsourced map helps users choose good bike routes within Berlin
A Crowdsourced Map For Finding Antibiotic-Free Meat And Poultry
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The crowdsourced map is part of a larger campaign led by FixFood, a non-profit run by documentary filmmaker Robert Kenner, to reduce the use of antibiotics in factory-farmed cows, hogs,and poultry....

Rebecca GutierrezSep 20, 2012 12:34 am GMT2644 views
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A Crowdsourced Map For Finding Antibiotic-Free Meat And Poultry
Collaboration on Crowdsourced Mapping in Venezuela
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The way in which different groups have come together to channel citizen participation may mark a positive step forward in citizen driven initiatives for electoral transparency. There are, however,...

Jayne AnnOct 09, 2012 09:16 am GMT1255 views
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Collaboration on Crowdsourced Mapping in Venezuela
PICNIC12: Crowdsourced Mapping and Verification in Humanitarian Response
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The second panel discussion featured Media Innovation Advisor, Internews and Crowdsourcing and Information Management Specialist, World Bank Anahi Ayala Iacucci who discussed “Crowdsourced Mapping...

April SchmidtNov 22, 2012 12:15 am GMT2226 views
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PICNIC12: Crowdsourced Mapping and Verification in Humanitarian Response
International Meeting of Crowdsource Mapping successfully concluded
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During the three day event, more than 25 presentations on topics ranging from Crowdsource Mapping simulation exercises, crowdsource mapping responses to events such as Hurricane Sandy or the Great...

Jason RobbinsDec 11, 2012 09:42 am GMT1829 views
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International Meeting of Crowdsource Mapping successfully concluded
Crowdsourcing in Local Governments
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In order to fix the gap between government and citizen, there are four necessary components that need to be in place: 1. A platform that knows how to get data into and out of a city’s...

Tim SatterthwaiteMar 12, 2013 12:39 pm GMT3533 views
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Crowdsourcing in Local Governments
Crowdsource Mapping Tracks Gunfire in D.C.
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Supported by a Knight News Challenge Bridge Grant from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (AEMJC) and the Knight Foundation, the project will use advanced...

Samuel BennettApr 21, 2013 02:47 am GMT2087 views
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Crowdsource Mapping Tracks Gunfire in D.C.
Nokia’s HERE To Crowdsource Mapping Data In India
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The move to crowdsource mapping data isn’t surprising, in fact we would ask why so late? Creating maps is extremely financially straining and needs to be update frequently. There’re thousands of...

Harshida PatelOct 04, 2013 07:43 am GMT838 views
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Nokia’s HERE To Crowdsource Mapping Data In India
Health workers use crowdsourced maps to respond to Ebola outbreak in Guinea
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A New Scientist story published today explains how health workers from Médecins Sans Frontières were initially at a disadvantage when they arrived in Guinea to combat the deadly virus because they...

Claire MackayApr 12, 2014 12:44 am GMT1964 views
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Health workers use crowdsourced maps to respond to Ebola outbreak in Guinea
This App Crowdsources a Map of Quiet Spaces in the City
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

The Stereopublic app and website crowdsources places that offer “calm within chaos” in the city, and is equal parts participatory art project, aural adventure, and urban discovery guide. The app...

Claire MackayMay 04, 2014 03:55 am GMT697 views
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This App Crowdsources a Map of Quiet Spaces in the City
Anti-eviction group creates crowdsourcing map for stories of displacement
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The Narratives of Displacement and Loss project, launched Tuesday, allows community members to post their audio, video or picture-based stories directly on the crowdsourcing website and pinpoint...

Harshida PatelMay 29, 2014 04:36 am GMT923 views
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Anti-eviction group creates crowdsourcing map for stories of displacement
This app uses social media posts and crowdsourcing to map sick zone locations
article Distributed Knowledge

Functioning like a weather forecast for sickness, Sickweather may make it easier to avoid areas where people are reporting cases of the flu and other illnesses. Just in time for back to school...

Harshida PatelAug 27, 2014 10:13 am GMT783 views
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This app uses social media posts and crowdsourcing to map sick zone locations
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