Crowdsorcerers

Weekly: Ushahidi Community Survey and Samoa Deployment

In the weekly: The Ushahidi Community Survey and featuring the Deployment of the Week from Samoa.

Notes on the Watershed Post’s implementation of Ushahidi’s Crowdmap

[Guest post by Julia Reischel of the Watershed Post]
Several days before Hurricane Sandy arrived in New York, our two-person staff at the Watershed Post began building our Hurricane Sandy page: www.watershedpost.com/sandy.

Key Deployments and Lessons Learned – Part 2

Recently we began conducting research into the use of our various products around the world, assessing impact and use, apparent successes, perceived and critical failures, as well as qualitative and quantitative evaluations of the data collected from each platform deployment.

Key Deployments and Lessons Learned – Part 1

Recently we began conducting research into the use of our various products around the world, assessing impact and use, apparent successes, perceived and critical failures, as well as qualitative and quantitative evaluations of the data collected from each platform. What’s perhaps, different about this particular document is that it also looks at non-crisis deployments like Vacant NYC.

Crowdsourcing and Chaos Theory

Below you’ll find the basis for my Ignite talk from ICCM10 in Boston originally titled “Veracity Blues: The Trouble with Crowdsourcing”.
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Would you trust these guys with your data?

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