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  • Ecological Society of America (ESA)96th Annual Meeting: Austin, TXAugust 7-13, 2011
    Citizensourcing
    From StreetBump to the DEW app: lessons learnt
    Fabio CarreraWPI / SFx
  • Fabio
    1961-1977
    1977-1978
    ½ Ma
    1978 -1988 (today)
    1988 - today
    ½ Ve
    1996 - 2004
    2007 -
    ½ SFe
  • CitizenSourcing Projects
    StreetBump
    DEW
  • CitizenSourcing Projects
    StreetBump
    DEW
  • StreetBUMP
    City of Boston
    newurbanmechanics.org/bump/
  • StreetBUMP
    KEY FEATURES:
    • One-button (subliminal)
    • Viral (used for prioritizing repairs)
    • Crowd-validated (repeat hits)
    • Crowd-developed (Innocentive)
    City of Boston
    newurbanmechanics.org/bump/
  • StreetBUMP
    LIMITATIONS:
    • Battery drain
    • Privacy
    • Special case
    City of Boston
    newurbanmechanics.org/bump/
  • CitizenSourcing Projects
    StreetBump
    DEW
  • Digital Earth Watch
    NASA
    picturepost.unh.edu
  • DEW app
    NASA
    citizapps.com/products/digital-earth-watch-dew
  • DEW app
    KEY FEATURES:
    • Immediate upload
    • GPS location
    • Auto-orientation
    • Onionskin alignment
    • Complete APIs
    NASA
    citizapps.com/products/digital-earth-watch-dew
  • DEW app
    NASA
    citizapps.com/products/digital-earth-watch-dew
  • DEW app
    NASA
    citizapps.com/products/digital-earth-watch-dew
  • DEW app
    UPCOMING FEATURES:
    • Navigation
    • Alerts
    • Data Extraction
    • In the field: Phenological questions
    • On server: Image analysis
    • Measurement of change
    NASA
    citizapps.com/products/digital-earth-watch-dew
  • DEW app
    UPCOMING FEATURES:
    • Navigation
    • Alerts
    • Data Extraction
    • In the field: Phenological questions
    • On server: Image analysis
    • Measurement of change
    NASA
    citizapps.com/products/digital-earth-watch-dew
  • DEW app
    UPCOMING FEATURES:
    • Navigation
    • Alerts
    • Data Extraction
    • In the field: Phenological questions
    • On server: Image analysis
    • Measurement of change
    NASA
    citizapps.com/products/digital-earth-watch-dew
  • DEW app
    UPCOMING FEATURES:
    • Navigation
    • Alerts
    • Data Extraction
    • In the field: Phenological questions
    • On server: Image analysis
    • Measurement of change
    NASA
    citizapps.com/products/digital-earth-watch-dew
  • DEW app
    UPCOMING FEATURES:
    • Navigation
    • Alerts
    • Data Extraction
    • In the field: Phenological questions
    • On server: Image analysis
    • Measurement of change
    NASA
    citizapps.com/products/digital-earth-watch-dew
  • Citizen-oriented Citizen Science
    • Minimal Intrusiveness (StreetBump)
    • Space/Time Alerts (on-demand data)
    • Leverage Self-interest
    • Provide relevant Feedback
    • Make it fun!
    2 IDEAS to FOLLOW UP ON… (grants)
  • SensorDomo
    • Allows Javascript programs to run on mobile phones
    • Quick deployment of new apps
    • Apps installable directly from web sites
    • Allows apps to “subscribe” to sensors
    • Data is uploaded automatically
    • Includes machine vision module
  • CitizenPipe
    • Citizen Scientist picks from a MENU of possible contributions
    • Data is collected on demand (w/ reminders)
    • SensorDomo apps aid in data collection
    • Data is forwarded to ALL interested institutions/programs
    • Feedback is personalized through dashboard widgets
  • Fabio Carrera
    carrera@wpi.edu
    picturepost.unh.edu
    citizapps.com
    www.wpi.edu/~carrera