Weekly: YoSoyRed, SXSW Panel Voting

Happy Week! Maps connect us to stories and data. Our Deployments of the Week aim to give voice to the dispossessed. Deployments of the Week Ushahidi roots are in citizen voices. We recognize Porlosquefaltanenmexico and Desaparicionesas our Deployments of the Week. Together they are part of the #YoSoyRed movement – an Intelligence Collective. We’ve heard […]

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Weekly: SMSSync Release, Data Fellows

Happy Week! We have feature updates, a community asks for data tool testing and two Hangouts – one virtual and one in Seattle. Into the Code Crowdmap It’s now easier to embed content on Crowdmap on your own website! Services that support oEmbed will now automatically grab embed details for any URL on Crowdmap. We […]

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Weekly: Monitoring Budgets, Researchers Wanted

Happy week! There are updates for both SMSSync and ios – get your mobile fix! We also are happy to share Crowdmap API updates and another sneak peak at the UI for Ushahidi 3.0. And, we want to recognize some map projects from Nigeria, Zimbabwe and Sudan. Focusing on Maps in Africa Determining the Deployment […]

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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: Citizen Action in Philippines, OSCON / Portland Meetup

From Citizen Action in the Philippines to Data experiments to Translation help and Open Source Events, we’ve got an action mapped weekly. Deployment of the Week Citizen Action in the Philippines are the Deployment of the Week. CANA is all about building citizen action: More Deployments of the Week. Also see this work about Mapping […]

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Weekly: Mapping Syria, Data Help wanted, and 3.0 peak

Happy Week! We’ve got three great community meetups coming including Mapping Syria Discussion. Our Deployment of the Week seeks to eliminate waste and increasing sharing. Also, we’ve got a sneak peak at 3.0. On a more personal note, one of our Ushahidi community members from Malyasia uses maps and videos to give voice. His rights […]

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Weekly: Iran Voices, Data Ethics & Crowdmap Topics

In the weekly: We’ve got upcoming events for Ushahidi Developers and Crowdmap users. Data is on our mind, so tune into our Data Ethics in Research conversation. And, we’ve got Topic of the Week for new Crowdmap and our Deployment of the Week from Iran. ***** I’ve been riveted by all the events in Turkey. […]

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Weekly: Krizova Mapa Ceska, Ethics in Research

In the weekly: On this World Environment Day, we recognize the work of Krizova Mapa, Louisiana Bucket Brigade and all the community mappers who want to help the Earth talk back with their projects. We are hosting our first Data Ethics introduction discussion. Research ethics are key to a successful project. Join us for our […]

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Weekly: Crowdmap Embeds, Upgrade 2.7 Help

From press freedom in Kenya to wind turbines in Wales, we have your weekly Ushahidi fix on all the products and upcoming events. First off, we want to extend a huge thanks to our community of supporters for helping BRCK achieve the funding goal. We know this is just the first step in a long […]

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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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