Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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Data Toys

To create several prototypes for data toys: experimental, digitally-enabled devices that allow users to explore data and systems through play

FOIA Machine Prototype

FOIA Machine will aid journalist and private citizens in accessing millions of important governmental documents around the world that are covered by freedom of information laws (which exist in more than 90 countries). 


GroundTruth is a communications platform designed to help journalists, researchers and community organizers establish engagement with people who have valuable expertise via text messages and mobile phones.


The mission of Kon*Fab is to explore news and information through a more serendipitous discovery.

UNICEF Data Severity Index

The Data Severity Index will increase the efficiency of government action by prioritizing disaster risk reduction data and allowing for more intelligent filtering.

News Aggregator

To build and test a location-based, mobile news aggregator to help individuals connect to news that is trending in their area, as the first phase of a project to build pop-up civic spaces based on news and information

Wordpress feedback and suggestion module

To develop a Wordpress module that allows news organizations to accept feedback, corrections, and translation in-line with text, and incorporate them into content on the fly


To develop a farm-to-table traceability system for school food, built on the Sourcemap platform

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