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CitizensOnWatch
site Distributed Knowledge / Local Community

Citizens On Watch offers a free tool to alert or notify citizens about suspicious activity based only on GPS location. Citizens out for a walk don't have to know who lives in a given house to...

Drew BixbyDec 16, 2010 09:52 pm GMT1016 views
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The Future of Cloud Computing
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Even today, privacy and security are two issues that never die out in people's use of the Internet. Take the privacy issues on Facebook as a concrete example. Times may change. The manner...

Archenette EvangelioJan 06, 2011 03:38 pm GMT0 views
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The Future of Cloud Computing
New Mexico Asks Citizens for Budget Ideas
document Distributed Knowledge

In this article, the following crowdsourcing efforts are mentioned: New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez invited the public to submit ideas on how to cut waste and reduce the size of government....

Tonya Van Dijk Jan 25, 2011 03:00 am GMT0 views
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New Mexico Asks Citizens for Budget Ideas
CNN iReport
site Distributed Knowledge / Citizen Journalism

iReport is full of tools built to share stories that are happening where you are and discuss the issues that are important to you. Everything you see on iReport starts with someone in the CNN...

Tonya Van Dijk Feb 09, 2011 01:30 pm GMT0 views
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CrisisCommons
site Distributed Knowledge / Humanitarian

CrisisCommons is a global network of volunteers who use creative problem solving and open technologies to help people and communities in times and places of crisis.

Tim SatterthwaiteMar 20, 2011 10:40 am GMT0 views
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CrisisCommons
Connected Citizens: The Power, Peril and Potential of Networks
document Distributed Knowledge

The pages are rich with useful examples and lessons about how networks are unlocking assets in communities to support open government, care for the elderly, help disaster victims and advance...

Marco TorquatiApr 10, 2011 11:19 am GMT0 views
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Connected Citizens: The Power, Peril and Potential of Networks
YES!
site Distributed Knowledge / Global Issues

YES! Magazine is an award-winning, ad-free, nonprofit publication that supports people’s active engagement in solving today’s social, political, and environmental challenges. For over 12 years,...

Pablo BracciniApr 10, 2011 08:47 pm GMT0 views
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YES!
Wall Street Journal Safehouse
site Distributed Knowledge / Citizen Journalism

Safehouse is the Wall Street Journal's own version of Wikileaks enabling you to submit newsworthy contracts, correspondence, emails, financial records or databases from companies, government...

Tim SatterthwaiteMay 06, 2011 01:30 am GMT0 views
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Hatari
site Distributed Knowledge / Citizen Journalism

Hatari was created so that Nairobi residents can report incidents of crime and corruption in their own voices. Hatari is inspired by the belief that citizens have a right to information and a right...

Benjamin FosselMay 10, 2011 02:52 am GMT0 views
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Hatari
SeeClickFix
site Distributed Knowledge / Local Community

SeeClickFix allows anyone to report and track non-emergency issues anywhere in the world via the internet. This empowers citizens, community groups, media organizations and governments to take care...

Luis Enrique MoralesMay 12, 2011 06:58 am GMT0 views
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SeeClickFix
America Speaks
site Distributed Knowledge / Government & Politics

AmericaSpeaks’ mission is to reinvigorate American Democracy by engaging citizens in the public decision-making that most impacts their lives. For over 15 years, AmericaSpeaks has convened...

Adam FrazerMay 28, 2011 02:17 pm GMT0 views
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America Speaks
ACTion Alexandria
site Distributed Knowledge / Local Community

ACTion Alexandria aims to: Create a vibrant online platform that inspires offline action, where challenges are posted, solutions are debated, successes and failures are archived, data is both...

Archenette EvangelioJun 08, 2011 02:30 pm GMT0 views
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ACTion Alexandria
TruthSquad
site Distributed Knowledge / Citizen Journalism

NewsTrust helps people find and share good journalism online, so they can make more informed decisions as citizens. Their nonprofit news service provides a wide range of tools that empower...

Tim SatterthwaiteJun 14, 2011 07:21 am GMT0 views
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TruthSquad
Ucrime
site Distributed Knowledge / Help (inc. customer support)

Ucrime is the most comprehensive online source of crime information.They provide local maps, crime reports & classifications, real-time interactive maps and more. With UCrime, finding...

Fritz SchaeferAug 02, 2011 01:59 pm GMT0 views
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Ucrime
uTest doubles down on security features, partners with Veracode
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

uTest will have an end-to-end suite of testing services for web, desktop or mobile apps, adding to its existing services like functional, usability and load testing. uTest CEO, Doron Reuveni says...

Marco TorquatiAug 14, 2011 03:21 pm GMT0 views
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uTest doubles down on security features, partners with Veracode
Cidade Democrática
site Distributed Knowledge / Government & Politics

Cidade Democrática [in Portuguese] is a platform which encourages civic and political participation. This sites serves as a medium for citizens and organizations to voice out their concerns or...

Fiona MaresAug 25, 2011 12:32 am GMT0 views
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Cidade Democrática
Facebook's 'Bug Bounty Program' Uncovers Security Threats within the Platform with Help from Experts
document Distributed Knowledge

The idea for the "Bug Bounty Program" came about in 2010 after Facebook announced that anyone with knowledge of security bugs plaguing the site should inform Facebook security experts....

Rebecca GutierrezSep 03, 2011 04:52 am GMT0 views
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Facebook's 'Bug Bounty Program' Uncovers Security Threats within the Platform with Help from Experts
With crowdsourcing sites, agencies want your input on sustainability and security
document Distributed Knowledge

"Start in September" hasn't yet quite picked up the momentum that the Institute of Urban Design's effort achieved by summer's end, but the District is off to a good...

Luis Enrique MoralesSep 12, 2011 10:40 pm GMT0 views
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With crowdsourcing sites, agencies want your input on sustainability and security
New SSL Alternative: Support Grows for Convergence
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Convergence had yet to address how internal servers or captive portals--often seen used at Wi-Fi hotspots as a way to force someone to agree with terms of service or authenticate before...

Fritz SchaeferOct 01, 2011 09:51 am GMT0 views
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New SSL Alternative: Support Grows for Convergence
White House Harnesses Crowdsourcing
document Distributed Knowledge

There are currently thousands of unique federal .gov domains and websites. And supporters of the anti-waste campaign plan to halve the number of .gov websites over the next year. Suggestions...

Harshida PatelOct 17, 2011 06:57 pm GMT0 views
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White House Harnesses Crowdsourcing
Three Cloud-based Crime Mapping Startups You’ve Never Heard Of
document Distributed Knowledge

You might have heard of them, but Adena Schutzberg have not heard of Crimedar, Mapacrime and Sgo (SureteGlobale.Org).

Claire MackayDec 29, 2011 01:36 am GMT0 views
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Three Cloud-based Crime Mapping Startups You’ve Never Heard Of