To help tell rich multimedia stories by improving a toolkit that allows people to collaboratively produce, curate and publish multimedia projects.
To build a web service and open source tools to display public data in easy-to-understand, highly visual ways
To build a network of low-cost air quality monitoring devices and data collection in Los Angeles and Detroit, and scale radiation monitoring globally
To create free open-source software to enable Public Access Television stations to better serve and engage communities
To help journalists tell stories through games
To develop a new, mobile model for disseminating community information by testing a service that notifies residents of a city in India when water is available.
To create an easy-to-use open source "wiki" platform tailored to the needs of local communities
To empower people to share breaking news by creating a searchable map of events streamed around the world.
To bridge the gap between traditional and citizen media with a web-based tool that aggregates user-generated content during big news events.
To help people and communities make better use of data collected by mobile phones
Providing residents in low-income neighborhoods in Chicago with the tools to access and demand better data around issues important to them, like housing and education
For a platform that helps governments design surveys and feedback campaigns powered by mobile phones and text messaging