Community

What Traversing Africa by Road Can Teach us about Technology, Community, and Impact

TLDR: The scope of impact in Africa for work is great and an inspiration for the work ahead in 2015. Similar problems exist in various African countries and similar opportunities and the incredible chance to participate in a bolder stake on the future of the continent. Local communities have a key role in shaping strategy and can teach us a lot about what works where.

Ushahidi supports Mozambique general election.

Ushahidi team members recently provided blogger training and deployment consultation for the Txeka-la initiative monitoring the Mozambique general election and engaging community through mapping. From the Canadian High Commission YouTube post:

Global Health eLearning Center’s Community Feature Extends the Impact of Online Learning

In response to feedback from its users, the USAID Global Health eLearning Center (GHeL) and USAID’s partner at the Knowledge for Health project launched a new community feature on the site in February 2014, which gives students the ability to interact online with the course author and with other s

Giving and Receiving on #GivingTuesday

IREX is joining over ten thousand organizations, communities and individuals giving back for #GivingTuesday.

New Digital Security Guide for Environmental Rights Defenders

(Guest Post by Samuel Maina. Samuel Maina is a Kenyan communications consultant & digital security trainer. He is the founder of Kijani Media and a blogger.)

Announcing Ushahidi v3.0.0-beta.10 release!

Ushahidi v3.0.0-beta.10 is out!
3.03-2
Take it out for a spin on our demo site, but keep in mind that this is not ready for production, but we continue to get closer.

Announcing Ushahidi v3.0.0-beta.9 release!

The team would like to start off by thanking all of you for your support and patience in the wake of our delayed release of a new beta version of Ushahidi.
Today, we’re happy to announce the release of Ushahidi v3.0.0-beta.9!
3.03-2

Postponing our scheduled v3 beta 9 release, again.

Hey Folks!
Last week, we committed to releasing another beta version of v3 today. However, after some internal deliberation, we have come to a decision NOT to make a release this week. We apologise for any inconveniences caused by this, and commit to getting back to our regular release schedules next week, on 30th October, 2014.

Hacking on Crisis Data: Our Open Source Day experience at GHC 2014

“The Mecca for Women in Tech” – That’s what Linda terms the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing to be. It probably is :). Linda, Chris, Brian and I had the honor of being able to attend this year’s celebration in Phoenix, Arizona.

Announcing Ushahidi Platform v3.0.0-beta.6 release!

Ushahidi Platform V3.0.0-beta.6 is out!
3.03-2
Take it out for a spin on our demo site, but keep in mind that this is not ready for production, but we continue to get closer.

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