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Access Missouri

Making it easier for journalists and others to access and find accurate, comprehensive and up-to-date information about Missouri legislation, lawmakers and their influencers.


Supporting digital privacy through a free, open source tool that makes it easier to verify a person’s cryptographic or secure online identity.


Making it easier for anyone to create data visualizations through an open source tool that creates animated video snippets of graphs and charts from datasets.


Helping newsrooms improve website performance and better understand the privacy implications of third-party services (analytics tools, advertising networks, social gadgets, etc.) through a dashboard that allows them to manage and evaluate these tools.

Open Privacy Project

Encouraging more transparency around the use of personal data with free tools that provide simple, standardized ways to to simplify and visually describe privacy policies thereby informing users how their data is collected, used and protected.


Making podcasts easier to find through a platform that will allow location-based searches and allow people to share content through an embedded player on social media.

Spectrogram Tool for Public Input

Promoting more representative public decision-making processes through a digital platform that government officials can use as a tool to turn citizen opinion into actionable and more transparent data.

This American Life Audioshare Tool

Helping people share and discover audio stories more easily with a tool that will allow users to easily capture a short selection of a podcast or other audio, convert it into a video with word-for-word transcription and share it to social media.

Visible Contracts

Making Philadelphia’s procurement data more transparent and easy to understand by using the city’s open data to build online interactive visualizations.

Charlotte ZipBus

Using real-time data via a mobile platform to transform an existing call-based transit service into an enhanced service that allows customers to schedule transit to meet their personal needs

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