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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 GMT962 views
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video Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

GroundCrew is an effective tool for organizing communities in a flash and it offers a lot more important features.

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Is working in the Cloud secure? Future prediction study and report
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

In the article, Lorie Vela shows her great appreciation for collaboration or cloud computing or crowdsourcing (as it is commonly called). She believes in its power and the benefits it offers. But...

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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...

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How's My Street
site Distributed Knowledge / Local Community

Cityzen Mobile's How's My Street is a useful way for people to rely on each other to report and share snow-related road and driving conditions in their neighborhood. The site is set up...

Tim SatterthwaiteJan 24, 2011 09:19 am GMT0 views
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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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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!
2010 Open Government Data Benchmark Study
document Distributed Knowledge

Open Data in government is a part of a growing movement where enlightened policy encourages the use of cloud computing, web 2.0 and social technologies to promote government transparency and...

Fritz SchaeferApr 22, 2011 01:24 pm GMT0 views
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CitizenMap
site Distributed Knowledge / Environment (Green)

CitizenMap is a citizen reporting project based in Hong Kong. The project is an initiative of the South China Morning Post. It aims to offer a collective voice to Hong Kong residents by aggregating...

Rebecca GutierrezMay 01, 2011 02:42 pm GMT0 views
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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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Wall Street Journal Safehouse
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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ELERTS Showcases Smarter Mobile Emergency Communications at Ericsson Business Innovation Forum 2011
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

A global event focusing on the innovations and future implications of what Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC), the world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and related services to mobile and...

Rebecca GutierrezMay 10, 2011 08:52 pm GMT0 views
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ELERTS Showcases Smarter Mobile Emergency Communications at Ericsson Business Innovation Forum 2011
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
Crime & Crowdsourcing – The Crowd acts as Investigator
blog Distributed Knowledge

This could be a very useful tool in future crime-solving initiatives

candice novakMay 12, 2011 08:06 pm GMT0 views
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Crime & Crowdsourcing – The Crowd acts as Investigator
Crowdsourcing discovery: Scientists tap citizenry for data collection
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

"Citizen science" is a revolutionary approach to research that takes science out of traditional academic or industrial environments and into the population at large.

Tim SatterthwaiteMay 14, 2011 01:38 pm GMT0 views
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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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Small World News
site Distributed Knowledge / Citizen Journalism

Small World News focuses on developing the capacity of citizens to engage with the international community in crisis areas and conflict zones. Small World News is about empowering global...

Marco TorquatiMay 29, 2011 08:03 am GMT0 views
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Blottr
site Distributed Knowledge / Citizen Journalism

Blottr is a user generated news service created to empower anyone to break and make the news. They believe the best news stories come from people at the scene, able to capture and report on...

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Blottr