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Proof: How Crowdsourced Election Monitoring Makes a Difference

My colleagues Catie Bailard & Steven Livingston have just published the results of their empirical study on the impact of citizen-based crowdsourced election monitoring. Readers of iRevolution may recall that my… 616 more words

Crowdsourcing

Emergency Response and Crisis Mapping

One of the greatest benefits of using mobile technology is that can enable speedy communications in even the most remote areas of the world. While this is useful in most circumstances, it is particularly important for improving emergency response times in developing countries, as well as to ensure that the right services are being delivered to the people and communities with the greatest need. 370 more words

ICT4D

Humanitarian UAVs Fly in China After Earthquake (updated)

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck Ludian County in Yunnan, China earlier this month. Some 600 people lost their lives; over 2,400 were injured and another 200,000 were forced to relocate. 528 more words

Crisis Mapping

IRL in Team Fortress 2

Team Fortress 2 (TF2) will be the game to kick off this series. While it may not be the most played title currently released by Valve Corporation, it certainly can be considered their most iconic, especially when considering its unique in-game economy. 613 more words

World Of Warcraft

IRL Ideas/Recap

Hello everyone, the test phase is still in the works! The partners with whom we will be working with are still in the process of readying the images for use. 184 more words

World Of Warcraft