Civic Tools: The Latest from the Center for Future Civic Media
In this annual tradition, see demos of the latest, greatest civic media tools from researchers at the MIT Center for Future Civic Media, the leader in cutting-edge community-based technology.
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Charlie DeTar presents his blogging platform for prisoners.
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Jeffrey Warren presents his work in grassroots mapping -- helping citizens make their own free, open, high-resolution maps with common resources like kites, balloons, and inexpensive cameras.
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Lorrie LeJeune describes Hero Reports/Cronicas de Heroes, a project currently deployed in Juarez, Mexico, to help residents report and map incidents of heroism, large and small.
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Rick Borovoy demos the Junkyard Jumbotron, an easy method for linking together multiple cheap displays to create a single large image.
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Leo Bonnani updates the civic media community on Sourcemap, a Center-sponsored project to help citizens map where things come from...from laptop parts and IKEA beds, to campaign contributions.