To make technology work for communities by creating a tool kit and online community for citizen-based, grassroots data gathering and research.
Turning Boston's open data collection into an accessible resource by working with Boston Public Library to catalog it and introduce it to the public.
To help journalists find stories in large amounts of data through a new tool that finds patterns in and visualizes document sets.
Making government contract bidding more transparent by simplifying the way smaller companies bid on government work
To develop Camden Health Explorer, a dashboard that combines individual and aggregate health information to help policymakers and stakeholders understand and act on local health data
To update and expand Census.IRE.org, a tool for journalists to easily find Census and other information about communities
To safeguard mobile text communication though a simple, secure messaging application that requires no special knowledge from the user.
To build a web service and open source tools to display public data in easy-to-understand, highly visual ways
To ensure the future of the Internet as a diverse, inclusive public resource by opening more pathways for underrepresented minorities to top jobs in technology and bolstering professional support networks to sustain their success.
Helping local governments more easily engage with communities by developing a civic engagement toolkit for election offices,including website templates,icons and illustrations that provide visual guides for information seekers,wait-time calculators and other tools.
To offer Chicago residents Wi-Fi hotspots for up to three weeks at a time, in addition to one-on-one digital literacy and skills coaching and access to online tutorials.
To build a network of low-cost air quality monitoring devices and data collection in Los Angeles and Detroit, and scale radiation monitoring globally