To develop new, open source software allowing commuters using a new light rail route in downtown Phoenix to get news and information
To build a web service and open source tools to display public data in easy-to-understand, highly visual ways
To update and expand Census.IRE.org, a tool for journalists to easily find Census and other information about communities
To create a citizen/professional journalism project using innovative web tools and citizen journalism practices to track Boulder's implementation of a carbon tax
To create a micro-payment system to fund investigative news reports
To provide a seamless, secure method for authenticating information and data sources online while maintaining the privacy of the identity of sender and receiver.
To create an economical way for poor people to use cell phones to create and gather information in forms difficult for authoritarian governments to control
To create an easy-to-use open source "wiki" platform tailored to the needs of local communities
To create an open-source version of VillageSoup’s successful community news software, combining professional journalism, blogs, citizen journalism, online advertising and “reverse publishing” from online to print. Goals: “Turning independent weekly newspaper companies and entrepreneurs into an imposing, lively, worldwide creative energy that is competitive with media company chains.”
To create a platform for parents so they can better understand the apps, games and technology that kids buy, use and learn with.
To extend and publicly launch Ohana API, a tool for organizing and publishing databases of social services available in a particular community.
To design and launch Open Humans Network, an online system that helps match people willing to share their health data with researchers who would benefit from access to more information, all with a focus on exploring new standards for open health data.