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N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08
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N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08

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  • 1. Tidbits from the 3 rd annual NetSquared Conference (N2Y3) San Jose, May 27-28, 2008 [attended by Seth Horwitz & Ivan Boothe]
  • 2. Interesting Mapping applications: <ul><li>Ushahidi www.ushahidi.com </li></ul><ul><li>My Green Maps www.greenmap.org/ogm </li></ul><ul><li>End Mountaintop Removal www.ilovemountains.org </li></ul><ul><li>Maplight.org www.maplight.org </li></ul><ul><li>Asset Maps www.assetmap.org/uganda </li></ul>
  • 3. Ushahidi www.ushahidi.com <ul><li>Reporting and mapping </li></ul><ul><li>post-election violence in Kenya </li></ul><ul><li>via web, email and cell phone texting. </li></ul><ul><li>(1 st place winner) </li></ul>
  • 4. Ushahidi home page
  • 5. Ushahidi Incident Report Page
  • 6. Ushahidi’s South African version
  • 7. My Green Maps www.greenmap.org/ogm <ul><li>Helping people </li></ul><ul><li>identify, share, and act on </li></ul><ul><li>local sustainable living, nature, </li></ul><ul><li>social and cultural resources. </li></ul>
  • 8. Baltimore Greenmap (metro view)
  • 9. Baltimore Greenmap (zoomed in)
  • 10. End Mountaintop Removal www.ilovemountains.org <ul><li>Personal impact visualization </li></ul><ul><li>and resource center </li></ul><ul><li>for mountaintop removal coal mining. </li></ul>
  • 11. “ What’s my connection?”
  • 12. Degrees of Influence
  • 13. Maplight.org www.maplight.org <ul><li>Mapping campaign contributions </li></ul><ul><li>to compare candidates and </li></ul><ul><li>track special-interest giving. </li></ul>
  • 14. Maplight.org
  • 15. Maplight.org
  • 16. Maplight.org
  • 17. Asset Maps www.assetmap.org/uganda <ul><li>Aggregating and presenting info about </li></ul><ul><li>needs and resources </li></ul><ul><li>in post-conflict northern Uganda. </li></ul>
  • 18. Knowmore.org www.knowmore.org <ul><li>Firefox extension affecting: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Site home pages </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Google home page </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Google search results </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(Amazon results) </li></ul></ul></ul>Alerting users when they visit or search for companies with unethical practices. 2 nd place winner.
  • 19. Knowmore’s Amazon.com page 1
  • 20. Knowmore’s Amazon.com page 2
  • 21. Knowmore’s Amazon.com page 3
  • 22. American Apparel’s home page (with Firefox extension installed)
  • 23. Knowmore’s American Apparel page
  • 24. Google Home Page (with Firefox extension installed)
  • 25. Google Search Results (with Firefox extension installed)
  • 26. Metavid www.metavid.org ( http://metavid.ucsc.edu ) Wiki-based availability of US House and Senate floor video footage.
  • 27. Metavid: Search Results Page
  • 28. Metavid: Input <ul><li>Input </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Captured Cspan footage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Closed captioning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OCR to identify speaker </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Metadata about speakers, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wiki content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Including corrections to transcripts </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 29. Metavid: search <ul><li>Text </li></ul><ul><ul><li>of speech (transcript) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>of wiki content </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Category </li></ul><ul><li>Date range </li></ul><ul><li>Speaker </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Name </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Metadata, e.g., </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ Representatives from Ohio and Michigan” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ Reps who have received over $500K from the Pharmaceutical Industry” </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 30. Metavid: Output <ul><li>Video </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Embed clip code </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Download </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ogg Theora 300 or 900 kbs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mpeg 4 64 kbs or 256 kbs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mpeg 1 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mpeg 2 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Flash video </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Transcripts </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki content </li></ul>
  • 31. ... and just a couple more
  • 32. Social Actions www.socialactions.com <ul><li>Aggregating peer-to-peer social change campaigns. </li></ul><ul><li>3 rd place winner. </li></ul>
  • 33. Social Action Partners
  • 34. Ask Your Lawmaker www.askyourlawmaker.org <ul><li>New service of </li></ul><ul><li>Capital News Connection, </li></ul><ul><li>enabling individuals to submit (and vote on) questions to ask Washington representatives. </li></ul>
  • 35. Ask Your Lawmaker home page

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