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Video: Time to pay attention

You shouldn’t need anyone to tell you that there were refugees long before the Syrian crisis brought their horror further into the public consciousness.
There was famine before recent announcements of severe food shortages in Yemen, Malawi and Nigeria, too. And, today, with over fifty countries run by dictatorships, oppression isn’t in short supply, either.

Planet Earth: Desperately Seeking Moral Leadership

It’s not every day that you get the chance to spar with a Nobel Peace Prize winner on how to make the world a better place, but that’s exactly what happened to me three years ago.

Come Along on a Canoe Ride Through the Amazon With Young Sarayaku Footballers

Imagine traveling 67 kilometers by motorized canoe in search of a rival for a sporting match. That is what the young footballers from the Kichwa community of Sarayaku in the Ecuadorian Amazon must do every week for regular competition.

A BRCK Update – Jan 2014

It’s been a busy few months for the BRCK team, as now the company has spun outside of Ushahidi and is it’s own commercial entity.

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.

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: Build Harassmap, Kicking it with global translations

We live and map in a world of possibilities. With it comes a lot of responsibility, but huge potential to connect. Previously, I’ve written a bit about the “unusual suspects” and potential of global doers. I’m flush back from Info Activism Camp hosted by Tactical Tech Collective.

Series: Monitoring Corruption in Macedonia

Metodi Zajkov and his Transparency Watch map project team have been great advocates and leaders of using maps as part of the larger mission of the Advocacy and Legal Advice Center at Transparency International – Macedonia. Learn more about his project:

Weekly: Developer Survey, Map Demos and Small Asks

We’re on a community mission to make it easier to get involved with some small asks and developer survey. In this weekly, we also have flood maps and a Crowdmap demo.

Weekly: Iran Voices, Data Ethics & Crowdmap Topics

In the weekly: We’ve got upcoming events for Ushahidi Developers and Crowdmap users. Data is on our mind, so tune into our Data Ethics in Research conversation. And, we’ve got Topic of the Week for new Crowdmap and our Deployment of the Week from Iran.

Weekly: Crowdmap Embeds, Upgrade 2.7 Help

From press freedom in Kenya to wind turbines in Wales, we have your weekly Ushahidi fix on all the products and upcoming events. First off, we want to extend a huge thanks to our community of supporters for helping BRCK achieve the funding goal.

Weekly: Upcoming Events in San Fran, NYC

Happy Week! We have a number of upcoming community events both online and in person: SanFran, NYC and even a livestream from Stockholm!

Weekly: Umati & BRCK Videos, Crowdmap in Action

What a Week! The whole team wants to fall over with all the product delivery. In this week’s report, more about BRCK and Crowdmap Public Beta. Plus, we’ve got a Deployment of the Week from Pakistan and a google hangout all about monitoring Dangerous Speech with the Umati Research.

Crowdmap Public Beta: Get a Demo and learn more

Post seamlessly with no friction. We’ve got a demo and some more ‘Under the hood’ and ‘next steps’ for Crowdmap. Here’s a recording of our Crowdmap Public Beta Demo and Chat.
Brian Herbert and Evan Sims join us to give a demo, talk about Crowdmap and answer your questions.

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