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Hottie Humberto Yances Presents The La Boquilla Project

Mikel Maron | Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team | April 24, 2013

Humberto Yances has written up his wonderful OSM community work in La Boquilla, and HOT wants to share great work by HOT members (note, this is not a formal HOT project)... Read More »

How Government Can Empower Citizens in the Redistricting Process

Luke Fretwell | GovFresh | February 15, 2012

In January 2011, Michael McDonald and Micah Altman founded the Public Mapping Project and began building the open source platform DistrictBuilder to give citizens more of a say in the redistricting process. We asked McDonald and Altman to share how the project came to be, its key features and how others can put it to use.

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How Social Media Could Raise British Gas's Sustainability Drive to Another Level

Matthew Yeomans | The Guardian | February 24, 2012

Once in a while you come across a company initiative that makes you think: "Here's a firm that's putting sustainability into action." That was my reaction (and that of many others) this week when British Gas announced a new incentive to help the most vulnerable members of society cut their energy bills through free loft and cavity wall insulation.

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How The World Bank Is Using Technology And Open Development To Help Eradicate Poverty

Paul Sawers | The Next Web | July 9, 2013

Founded in 1944, the World Bank is, as its name alludes to, a global financial institution geared towards reducing poverty in developing countries. Read More »

IBM's Smarter Approach To Contextual Cities

Shel Israel | Forbes | June 3, 2013

I am writing a book called Age of Context with Robert Scoble. It is expected to be complete in October. Following is an excerpt from a chapter called Contextual Cities and the New Urbanists. Read More »

In Sochi, Open Source Maps Beat Google's

Robinson Meyer | The Atlantic | February 19, 2014

[...] OpenStreetMap, a free-to-edit and free-to-use world map often compared with Wikipedia, received a similar—though less validated—commendation last week, when the reporter Greg Miller at Wired found that its maps exceeded Google’s at describing Sochi, the home of the 2014 winter Olympics. Read More »

International Meeting Of Crowdsource Mapping Successfully Concluded

Press Release | UN-SPIDER, United Nations (UN) | December 6, 2012

On 5 December 2012, UN-SPIDER concluded a three-day international expert meeting on the topic of Crowdsource Mapping for Disaster Risk Management and Emergency Response. Read More »

Juliana Rotich Maps The Future With Ushahidi #designindaba

Herman Manson | | February 27, 2014

Juliana Rotich, a speaker at Design Indaba 2014, has a remarkable eye. Show her a map of undersea broadband cables connecting to Africa, and she points out that they still follow the sea routes that helped make Africa a continent of colonies not so many decades ago. Read More »

Kenya's Startup Boom

David Talbot | Technology Review | March 1, 2012

But step inside, and it feels as if you've been transported to a Silicon Valley startup. Dozens of twentysomethings toil away on laptops; a few blow off steam at a foosball table; Pete's coffee bar (not to be confused with Peet's of the United States) doles out cappuccinos, milk shakes, and slabs of banana bread. This is a business incubator called iHub, the fruit of a homegrown information technology culture that had its coming-of-age moment in December 2007.

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Kenya’s Kuhonga Fighting Corruption Using The Ushahidi Platform

Tefo Mohapi | HumanIPO | January 17, 2013

Kuhonga, an anti-corruption mapping platform, seeks to address the question “how can we crush corruption in Africa?” by using data and maps to track activity related to corruption. Read More »

Kitware and Harvard Map the Mammalian Connectome

Press Release | Kitware | August 28, 2012

Kitware, a leading open-source technology integration provider, today announces the development of a computational infrastructure for mapping the mammalian connectome. The project is supported by $999,981 in Phase 2 SBIR funding from the National Institutes of Health.
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Kuhonga’s Anti-Corruption Strategy In Kenya

Lewis Kirvan | Ushahidi | January 14, 2013

We’ve seen a rise in anti-corruption mapping. In the past few months, we’ve featured projects from Kosovo, Zimbabwe and even provided global overviews. [...] Today we are proud to share Kuhonga‘s journey, because it is both a global story and a Kenyan story. Read More »

Learning From Kenya: Mobile Money Transfer and Co-Working Spaces

Francis Pisani | The Next Web | February 5, 2012

Since Africa is trying to solve problems that we in the Western world do not have, it’s tempting to say that innovation there isn’t really relevant to us. But upon visiting Africa, one realizes that to ignore its recent innovations is a big mistake.

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Map It, Change It for RIO+20

Heather Leson | Ushahidi | February 6, 2012

At the recent United States Rio +20 pre-event, Ushahidi had a chance to feature the work of amazing deployers trying to share, understand and change their world. These examples should get your mind spinning on some of the untold map stories that you could activate. Citizen crowdsourcing can elevate and visualize your subject. And, you may be surprised who you hear from and how you can collaborate.

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Online Volunteers Map Philippines After Typhoon Haiyan

Alex Hern | The Guardian | November 15, 2013

Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team coordinates mapping effort after enormous storm devastated country Read More »