First Ushahidi deployment in Russia receives “Internet Oscar”

The first deployment of Ushahidi in Russia – the “Help Map” project ( that worked as a mutual aid coordination platform during unprecedented wildfires last summer – received the most prestigious award of the Russian Internet.

Ushahidi Wins the BoBs!

Ushahidi has won the Weblog of the Year award from Deutsche Welle. I’m at the Global Media Forum in Bonn, Germany where I spent yesterday taking part in the BoB’s (Best of Blogs) 6th award ceremony.

Ushahidi wins the Weblog of the Year AwardUshahidi wins the Weblog of the Year Award

The Tech Awards 2010 - Call for Entries

Tech Awards - award in-handThe Tech Awards, a signature program of The Tech Museum, honors innovators from around the world who are applying technology to address humanity’s most urgent challenges.

GOOD Magazine and Babelgum Looking for BIG ideas

"GOOD and Babelgum ask artists, inventors, and thinkers one simple question: If there weren’t any pesky practical limitations, what world-changing device would you invent? See their answers in [their] Big Ideas video series...You have until August 26 to submit your video. GOOD will select and notify the winner on September 2, 2009. The winner’s video will be released on and on September 23, 2009."

Check out the details here.

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