Weekly: Preserving Heritage in Indonesia, Data Ethics Hangouts

Deployment of the Week
This week, we acknowledge the efforts of the Pantau Pusaka Indonesia team towards providing a platform for citizens to share updates on preservation of endangered heritage.
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In the news
MAVC Open for business
This last week, the Making All Voices Count team has held events in 3 different african cities to officially open business. They launched in Accra, Johannesburg, and finally in Nairobi. Folks in Jakarta, stay tuned to the MAVC website for details on the final Open for Business event to be held in your city! Also, remember, deadline for applications in 8th November, 2013. APPLY NOW!
Public intelligence project
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Public Intelligence Project is is an independent, non-partisan, not-for-profit think tank conducting research, education, and advocacy on the importance of diversity, critical thinking, dialogue, and freedom of expression. It seeks to foster a robust culture of participatory democracy, develop empowered citizens, encourage constructive civic engagement, and promote an environment of dialogue and conflict prevention by helping safeguarding the free expression of ideas, dissent, and opinions. Read more about this project here.
Latest in Research
The Commons Lab will be publicly released a new report by John Crowley on Connecting grassroots and government for disaster response .
Events
Missed out on the Ushahidi Developer Call this last Monday? Fear not, we have a recording available for you to listen to :) .
We are hosting our next Data Ethics Hangout on Thursday, October 24th, 2013 at 4p.m EAT. Panelists on this discussion will include Ushahidi’s Chris Albon, DataKind’s Jake Porway, and iHub Research’s Leonida Mutuku. Join us! :)
It’s less than a week to go to Mozfest!! WOOP!
Just over a week to go until #MozFest. Mozillians: Assemble! This is going to be one epic weekend http://t.co/hs5dK6UZLJ
— Mozilla Festival (@mozillafestival) October 16, 2013

Opportunities
UNOCHA Visual Team is looking for an Interactive Web Designer. If you’re interested, apply here.
Are you interested integrating joomla into the latest version Ushahidi? Giuseppe Calamita( giuseppe.calamita AT gmail DOT com) and his team need your help.
Into the code
Ushahidi Core
With the Ushahidi Version 3 developer release slated for 30th October, 2013, the team is hard at work to finish up on the POSTS CRUD functionality, as well as implementing Media end points for the v3 API. The QA team continues to rigorously test and provide feedback to the team.
Ping
We recently open sourced our quick hack in response to the westgate attacks, dubbed Ping. We’ve also put up some extensive documentation on our wiki. Install the app and play around with it. For those of you interested in getting you hands dirty i.e Developers, Designers : Jump into the code! :)
Crowdmap
Its been weeks since we launched the new Crowdmap API, and seen awesome apps like Fix it by David Kobia, built off of it.

Fix it app by David Kobia, available on the apple storeFix it app by David Kobia, available on the apple store

Join Evan Sims for insights on the awesome things you could build with the new Crowdmap API on Tuesday, 22nd October, 2013. Details to be sent out within the week!
BRCK
Jon Shuler got to hang out with the BRCK in paris this last week at the BSF Urgency of Reading Conference.

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KS Backers, got your shwag yet? We want you smiling like Christopher Neu :)
Got my @BRCKnet and @Ushahidi shirts today! The @TechChange office has never looked this classy. pic.twitter.com/2xJUA0EmFM
— Christopher Neu (@neuguy) October 9, 2013

Happy Week folks!