Crowdsourced map shows China's pollution hotspots ZDNet Summary: The Alibaba-backed Danger Maps, which allows "crowdmapping" of pollution sources, is now expanding to cover missing people and child abuse.
Samoa crisis map. Ushahidi map from Samoa; photo from Ushahidi's Facebook page. One of the best technology innovations I have come across lately is the BRCK. The prototype was developed in Nairobi, Kenya.
Faced with the incomprehensible scale of worldwide mega-urbanization, observers have alternately fallen back on sheer numbers or city comparisons to drive home the speed at which cities in the developing world are growing.
Fast Company How Google Is Fighting Sex Trafficking With Big Data Fast Company Google Crisis Maps was created to show damage and resources following emergency events in the areas of wildfires, air quality, floods, and hurricanes.
"Green Map System fait partie intégrante d’un mouvement mondial éco-culturel impulsé par le savoir faire et la responsabilité à l’échelle locale. Depuis 1995, Green Map sensibilise ces communautés locales à l’écologie, en les encourageant à créer, elles-mêmes, des projets cartographiques représentant leur environnement. Près de 850 localités dans 65 pays différents ont eu l’opportunité au fil des années de créer leurs propres projets."
I used three tools so far: Crowdmap, YouTube, and Facebook. Crowdmap's importance is in the data it can create. YouTube's importance is in the inherent value of storytelling in value-proposition. Facebook's importance is in ...
Pedestrians & Cyclists Crowdmap City Problem Areas [My Ideal City] PSFK Pedestrians & Cyclists Crowdmap City Problem Areas [My Ideal City] · Pedestrians & Cyclists · Crowdmap City Problem Areas · [My Ideal City].
The camps in Turkey, Iraq and Egypt have not yet been mapped by the UN's satellites – so even the maps by UNOSAT are just a drop in the ocean. The UNHCR says it needs $1.1 billion to cope with the crisis by December ...
In China, 'Danger Maps' highlight pollution, toxic waste, abuse, other risks NorthJersey.com Inspired by "crowd-mapping" efforts in Kenya and Japan, the site taps the knowledge of China's masses to draw attention to environmental risks in a nation...
Crisis Maps: Harnessing the Power of Big Data to Deliver Humanitarian Assistance Forbes Crisis-mapping technology has emerged in the past five years as a tool to help humanitarian organizations deliver assistance to victims of civil conflicts and...
Ushahidi: An Introduction to Anti-Corruption Mapping Transparency International (press release) (blog) Ushahidians have been mapping corruption as either a category or their whole map mission since we launched.
In light of the rapidly proliferating initiatives to make new uses of information technology for protection purposes, such as satellite imagery, crisis mapping and publicizing abuses and violations through social media, the ...
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