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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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Between the Bars

Between the Bars

Added over 3 years ago | 00:06:46 | 7487 views

Charlie DeTar presents his blogging platform for prisoners.

Grassroots Mapping

Grassroots Mapping

Added over 3 years ago | 00:20:53 | 5640 views

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.

Hero Reports / Cronicas de Heroes

Hero Reports / Cronicas de Heroes

Added over 3 years ago | 00:08:33 | 8678 views

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.

Junkyard Jumotron

Junkyard Jumotron

Added over 3 years ago | 00:09:31 | 7652 views

Rick Borovoy demos the Junkyard Jumbotron, an easy method for linking together multiple cheap displays to create a single large image.

Sourcemap

Sourcemap

Added over 3 years ago | 00:10:14 | 5729 views

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.

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