To make technology work for communities by creating a tool kit and online community for citizen-based, grassroots data gathering and research.
Turning Boston's open data collection into an accessible resource by working with Boston Public Library to catalog it and introduce it to the public.
To help journalists find stories in large amounts of data through a new tool that finds patterns in and visualizes document sets.
Promoting data literacy by training librarians and community members how to find, use and give advice on the power of open data.
Making government contract bidding more transparent by simplifying the way smaller companies bid on government work
To develop Camden Health Explorer, a dashboard that combines individual and aggregate health information to help policymakers and stakeholders understand and act on local health data
Enabling anyone to survey the crowd and share reliable, credible results through the use of easy-to-use online tools that allow users to create more scientifically sound surveys.
To update and expand Census.IRE.org, a tool for journalists to easily find Census and other information about communities
Making it easier to find out how your personal data is being shared between companies by creating a crowdsourced resource that documents and visualizes these data sharing arrangements.
Developing a search engine that makes it easier for users to find and collect data from multiple sources and receive notifications when the data is out of date.
To safeguard mobile text communication though a simple, secure messaging application that requires no special knowledge from the user.
To build a web service and open source tools to display public data in easy-to-understand, highly visual ways