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Mapping Snowball Fights and Sledding on Snowmageddon NYC & Boston

That was fun! I was in France watching news about the impending blizzard. Ryan Ozimek from PICnet was sitting in Lake Tahoe. Ryan and his team had partnered with the Washington Post earlier this year to map the cleanup efforts after a massive snow storm hit DC.

Stepping Down as Ushahidi Executive Director

It is almost 3 years to the day that I sent out a plea to Kenyan bloggers and techies to help me build what would become Ushahidi.

Poland: How the Ushahidi Platform Was Used to Respond to Flooding

[This is a guest blogpost by Robert Olejnick of Pretius. He, Jakub Górnicki and his team in Poland participated in BridgeCamp 2010, where they shared their improvements to the platform, and their experience with using the platform in Poland.

EveryMap: Using the Ushahidi platform to deal with a different kind of crisis – Western disconnection

[Guest blog by Angela Clark who founded EveryMap and www.Streetcorner.com.au, a Sydney hyper local news network where can locals and politicians report their own news.  Angela was previously Chief Executive Officer of Macquarie Radio Network and Managing Director of JCDecaux Australia Pty Limited. She holds a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University.]

Ushahidi 2010: A Year of Growth

In 2010 the Ushahidi community managed to shift the way information flows in this world, just a little bit, and these repercussions will be felt for a long time to come. This year has been an exciting year for the Ushahidi organization, with major upgrades in the platform(s), greater visibility globally and amazing deployments around the world.

Ushahidi 2010: A Year of Growth

In 2010 the Ushahidi community managed to shift the way information flows in this world, just a little bit, and these repercussions will be felt for a long time to come. This year has been an exciting year for the Ushahidi organization, with major upgrades in the platform(s), greater visibility globally and amazing deployments around the world.

Learning from the Venezuelan Elections

[Guest blog post by Isabella Bellera, a lawyer Lawyer and human rights activist in Venezuela.

Learning from the Venezuelan Elections

[Guest blog post by Isabella Bellera, a lawyer Lawyer and human rights activist in Venezuela.

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