Events

Security Tips in Emergencies

(Guest post, cross posted from Citizen Lab blog. The Author,Jennie Phillips is a PhD student working with the Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto.

Becoming a Community Photographer: A Window Into the “Real India”

Until I came to Ranchi in 2012 for the first workshop, I had never held a camera in my life. My hand shook, and I really wasn’t sure I could do it.

Preparing for the Cameroon Elections / La préparation des élections au Cameroun

[Guest post by Jean Brice in English and French. He is preparing for the upcoming Cameroon Elections. Jean Brice previously joined the Uchaguzi Kenyan Elections team to learn how to do a full Ushahidi program]

(English to follow)

Weekly: Ushahidi 2.7.1 Testing, Khartoum Floods

Bugs Fixes, not the mosquito kind, are on our mind. Team Ninja has been hacking away to do a major bug fix for Ushahidi platform. We need your help to test before the next release. Also in the weekly, some upcoming events from ihub Research and the International Conference of Crisismappers plus a Deployment of the Week from Sudan.

24 Hours to Hack for Mexico

Reporters Without Borders consistently ranks Mexico among the most dangerous places for journalists and netizens. Every year, reporters and citizen journalists are killed in Mexico by criminal cartels for trying to publish their stories. There is a visible need for more secure methods, allowing journalists to do their work without fear of retaliation.

Weekly: SMSSync Release, Data Fellows

Happy Week! We have feature updates, a community asks for data tool testing and two Hangouts – one virtual and one in Seattle.

Weekly: Citizen Action in Philippines, OSCON / Portland Meetup

From Citizen Action in the Philippines to Data experiments to Translation help and Open Source Events, we’ve got an action mapped weekly.
Deployment of the Week
Citizen Action in the Philippines are the Deployment of the Week. CANA is all about building citizen action:

Cameras as Evidence: What does it mean for Ushahidians?

Deep in the mountains of Italy, Centro d’Ompio, we sat in a circle brainstorming Cameras as Evidence. What would it take to collect a good and actionable citizen report using photos or video?

Weekly: Mapping Syria, Data Help wanted, and 3.0 peak

Happy Week! We’ve got three great community meetups coming including Mapping Syria Discussion. Our Deployment of the Week seeks to eliminate waste and increasing sharing. Also, we’ve got a sneak peak at 3.0.

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