Tidbits from the 3 rd  annual  NetSquared Conference (N2Y3) San Jose, May 27-28, 2008 [attended by Seth Horwitz & Ivan Boo...
Interesting Mapping applications: <ul><li>Ushahidi  www.ushahidi.com </li></ul><ul><li>My Green Maps  www.greenmap.org/ogm...
Ushahidi www.ushahidi.com <ul><li>Reporting  and mapping  </li></ul><ul><li>post-election violence in Kenya  </li></ul><ul...
Ushahidi home page
Ushahidi Incident Report Page
Ushahidi’s South African version
My Green Maps www.greenmap.org/ogm <ul><li>Helping people  </li></ul><ul><li>identify, share, and act on  </li></ul><ul><l...
Baltimore Greenmap (metro view)
Baltimore Greenmap (zoomed in)
End Mountaintop Removal www.ilovemountains.org <ul><li>Personal impact visualization  </li></ul><ul><li>and resource cente...
“ What’s my connection?”
Degrees of Influence
Maplight.org www.maplight.org <ul><li>Mapping campaign contributions  </li></ul><ul><li>to compare candidates and  </li></...
Maplight.org
Maplight.org
Maplight.org
Asset Maps www.assetmap.org/uganda <ul><li>Aggregating and presenting info about  </li></ul><ul><li>needs  and  resources ...
Knowmore.org www.knowmore.org <ul><li>Firefox extension affecting: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Site home pages </li></ul></u...
Knowmore’s Amazon.com page 1
Knowmore’s Amazon.com page 2
Knowmore’s Amazon.com page 3
American Apparel’s home page (with Firefox extension installed)
Knowmore’s American Apparel page
Google Home Page (with Firefox extension installed)
Google Search Results (with Firefox extension installed)
Metavid www.metavid.org  ( http://metavid.ucsc.edu ) Wiki-based availability of  US House and Senate floor video footage.
Metavid: Search Results Page
Metavid: Input <ul><li>Input </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Captured Cspan footage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Closed captioning </l...
Metavid: search <ul><li>Text  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>of speech (transcript) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>of wiki content </li...
Metavid: Output <ul><li>Video  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Embed clip code </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Download </li></ul></ul><u...
... and just a couple more
Social Actions www.socialactions.com <ul><li>Aggregating peer-to-peer social change campaigns. </li></ul><ul><li>3 rd  pla...
Social Action Partners
Ask Your Lawmaker www.askyourlawmaker.org <ul><li>New service of  </li></ul><ul><li>Capital News Connection,  </li></ul><u...
Ask Your Lawmaker home page
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N2 Y3 Tidbits For Net Tuesday 6 3 08

  1. 1. Tidbits from the 3 rd annual NetSquared Conference (N2Y3) San Jose, May 27-28, 2008 [attended by Seth Horwitz & Ivan Boothe]
  2. 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. 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. 4. Ushahidi home page
  5. 5. Ushahidi Incident Report Page
  6. 6. Ushahidi’s South African version
  7. 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. 8. Baltimore Greenmap (metro view)
  9. 9. Baltimore Greenmap (zoomed in)
  10. 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. 11. “ What’s my connection?”
  12. 12. Degrees of Influence
  13. 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. 14. Maplight.org
  15. 15. Maplight.org
  16. 16. Maplight.org
  17. 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. 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. 19. Knowmore’s Amazon.com page 1
  20. 20. Knowmore’s Amazon.com page 2
  21. 21. Knowmore’s Amazon.com page 3
  22. 22. American Apparel’s home page (with Firefox extension installed)
  23. 23. Knowmore’s American Apparel page
  24. 24. Google Home Page (with Firefox extension installed)
  25. 25. Google Search Results (with Firefox extension installed)
  26. 26. Metavid www.metavid.org ( http://metavid.ucsc.edu ) Wiki-based availability of US House and Senate floor video footage.
  27. 27. Metavid: Search Results Page
  28. 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. 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. 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. 31. ... and just a couple more
  32. 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. 33. Social Action Partners
  34. 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. 35. Ask Your Lawmaker home page

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