Visualizing the Impact of the World Wide Web
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The World Wide Web is used every day by billions of people across the globe. The more we understand about this powerful, the more countries can leverage it to provide citizens with opportunities to make decisions about their needs and developmental possibilities. The World Wide Web Foundation, founded by Tim Berners-Lee, produces the Web Index, the world’s first multi-dimensional measure of the Web’s growth, utility and impact on people and nations.
DatasetChallenge Web Index 2013
We've provided the data in XLS files and have compiled a data set for you to use in the challenge. For the full data set and additional Web Index resources, click here.
We encourage you to use other open data sets.
First Prize: $3,200 and one (1) invitation to attend a Web Foundation event in 2014 to celebrate the Web's 25th anniversary.
Honorable Mention: $500
Student Prize: $300
Enter the competitionYou can choose between two methods when submitting your application. You can either submit a paper (following the Word template) via EasyChair, or you can fill out the online submission form. As part of the submission, you will also be expected to write a 200 word abstract which will be published on this website after the submission deadline. The method by which you submit will not affect your chances for winning. Your tool should be available to the evaluation panel. A publicly available application or open source code would be a plus, but is not required.You have till February 14th to submit your prototype.If you are interested in submitting something for the Vidi competition then please fill in our online 'expression of interest' form and indicate if you have any questions or areas we could help you with.
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