Weekly: Typhoon Yolanda Relief, Hackathons and Software releases

Deployment of the week This week, we recognise the efforts of the team at Volontaires internationaux en soutien aux opérations virtuelles (VISOV), who are crowdsourcing images of destruction and aid deployment in the wake of the Typhoon Yolanda in Philippines. This deployment, much like all other efforts being ran out there, will go a long […]

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Weekly: Preserving Heritage in Indonesia, Data Ethics Hangouts

Deployment of the Week This week, we acknowledge the efforts of the Pantau Pusaka Indonesia team towards providing a platform for citizens to share updates on preservation of endangered heritage. In the news MAVC Open for business This last week, the Making All Voices Count team has held events in 3 different african cities to officially […]

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Join the Crisismappers!

Crisismappers of all map forms, organizations and disciplines will be converging on Nairobi in November 2013 for the 5th Annual International Conference of Crisismappers (ICCM) . Join important humanitarian, human rights, development and media organizations along with the world’s best technology companies, academics, journalists and hackers. Ushahidi and ihub are proud sponsors. We’re delighted that […]

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Weekly: Urban Planning, Disaster Preparedness and Ushahidi at OSCON !

From increasing transparency of urban planning projects in Prague, to creating awareness on disaster preparedness in Indonesia and Geeking out at OSCON(among others), here’s your weekly fix of all things Ushahidi and community. Deployment of the week This week, we recognise two amazing projects as deployments of the week. MediaCenter creates awareness about distasters in […]

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Weekly: Upcoming Events in San Fran, NYC

Happy Week! We have a number of upcoming community events both online and in person: SanFran, NYC and even a livestream from Stockholm! Deployment of the Week – The Love Map from Taiwan While the Love Map has Heart and Cat Icons on the map, they are broaching serious social topics. The Love Map dives […]

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15IACC: What is Corruption Mapping?

What is corruption mapping? In the past year, we have seen a rise of corruption tracking maps or maps that include tracking corruption as part of their project. A number of our Deployment of the Weeks have been corruption maps. And, one of our Trusted Developers, Tarik Nash-Nesh, has been a leader connecting Ushahidi’s community […]

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Weekly: Code release testing, LA Times & ICCM

Happy Week! We have some gems from the community from language to “how To’s”. We’re testing the 2.6 code and have an Android update. Into the Community Deployment of the Week: The Deployment of the Week is L.A. Sidewalks. About the project “Los Angeles city leaders have spent months discussing the best strategy for assessing […]

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