To create several prototypes for data toys: experimental, digitally-enabled devices that allow users to explore data and systems through play
To build software that will track the gender balance in published news stories
FOIA Machine will aid journalist and private citizens in accessing millions of important governmental documents around the world that are covered by freedom of information laws (which exist in more than 90 countries).
GroundTruth is a communications platform designed to help journalists, researchers and community organizers establish engagement with people who have valuable expertise via text messages and mobile phones.
The mission of Kon*Fab is to explore news and information through a more serendipitous discovery.
The Data Severity Index will increase the efficiency of government action by prioritizing disaster risk reduction data and allowing for more intelligent filtering.
For support of the fiscal agency program
To develop a tool for organizing multiple videos recorded at a public event into a single timeline
Providing a set of tools that communities can use to collect data on paper or via a smartphone app, then export or visualize the data via an easy-to-use dashboard. The city of Detroit has used the tools, created by Code for America fellows, to track urban blight.
Launching tools that make it easier for communities to contribute to OpenStreetMap, the community-mapping project used by millions via foursquare and Wikimedia and becoming a leading source for open, street-level data. DevelopmentSeed will create the tools.
To provide opportunities for hundreds of underserved residents to join Philadelphia's growing apps development community
Captricity is an award-winning cloud-based service that turns paper information into digital data more easily, quickly, and cheaply than existing alternatives. The company was founded in 2011 by Kuang Chen and Jeff J. Lin. For more information, please visit http://captricity.com/press-center.