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Filmmakers Wants to Raise $24,000 in 24 Days for Armenian Genocide Film
document Crowdfunding

The filmmakers behind a new documentary film (Back to Gürün) about the Armenian Genocide have just launched a campaign on the fundraising website Indiegogo.com to “Raise24K in 24Days” in April to...

Jason RobbinsApr 09, 2012 07:50 am GMT1113 views
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Filmmakers Wants to Raise $24,000 in 24 Days for Armenian Genocide Film
Crowdsourced hate speech database could spot early signs of genocide
article Distributed Knowledge

Hatebase, a new crowdsourced database of multilingual hate speech from The Sentinel Project, is an attempt to create a repository of words and phrases that researchers can use to detect the early...

Rebecca GutierrezApr 09, 2013 01:59 pm GMT2070 views
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Crowdsourced hate speech database could spot early signs of genocide
The Power Of Truth Is In Your Hands
video Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

With just a few minutes of your time, you can help families discover what happened to their loved ones and restore the identities of people the Nazis tried to erase from history. The United States...

Tim SatterthwaiteMay 23, 2011 10:51 pm GMT1394 views
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The Power Of Truth Is In Your Hands
Crowdfunding for a Cause: Ten Cases of Philanthropic Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding

With crowdfunding becoming an ever more popular way to raise start up costs for businesses and projects all over the world, Crowdsourcing.org decided to take a look at ten cases where crowdfunding has been put to a benevolent use.

The rise in the number of people online — not just in the developed world, but in poorer countries too — is transforming the world into a truly “global village.” As a result, those who have internet access have more opportunities than ever. Perhaps the most fitting example to kick off our look at philanthropic instances of crowdfunding is
AHumanRight.org, a non-government organization whose mission is to ensure “global access to information as a human right.” The charitable group employed the crowdfunding method in an attempt to buy the high capacity communications satellite Terrestar 1 from its bankrupt owners. AHumanRight.org planned to provide internet access to some of the poorest people on the planet, free of charge.

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Debbie ToddNov 15, 2011 07:30 am GMT4436 views
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Remember Me? Preserves Holocaust Histories
video Distributed Knowledge

Between 1933 and 1945, millions of children were displaced as a result of persecution by the Nazis and their collaborators. After World War II, relief agencies photographed some of the children who...

Jayne AnnNov 29, 2011 12:56 am GMT842 views
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Remember Me? Preserves Holocaust Histories
New Africa: the Kenyan internet nerd reshaping a nation
document Distributed Knowledge

Juliana Rotich's proud of the way Ushahidi gave a voice to ordinary Kenyans to explain what was happening in their own communities. "Africans tell their story better and represent the...

Rebecca GutierrezAug 24, 2012 04:58 am GMT1164 views
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New Africa: the Kenyan internet nerd reshaping a nation
Open Innovation Challenge Aims to End Mass Atrocities
Open Innovation

We examine an open innovation initative being undertaken by USAID and Humanity United to help minimize and prevent mass atrocities with the aid of novel technologies. 

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Anton RootMar 13, 2013 09:21 pm GMT5650 views
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