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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.

Wesleyan Media Project

To enhance transparency in elections by supporting the Wesleyan Media Project, which will track and analyze broadcast ads aired in the 2016 campaigns.

Black Tech Week 2016

To support Black Tech Week, which aims to drive greater diversity in Miami's startup community by serving as a platform for minority-owned, high growth startups to connect with venture capitalists, other entrepreneurs, and established technology companies.

Digital Content Next: Digital Content Start-Up

To support the sharing of best practices and the development of not-for-profit online news organizations and other promising high quality journalism and online content publishers by offering participation in Digital Content Next (DCN), a top industry association.

Music Makers Showcase

To support MIAMade, which seeks to propel Miami's rapidly growing maker community through annual events, educational programming and monthly workshops

ArtPlace America

To foster artistic excellence and broaden civic engagement in the arts through continued support for ArtPlace America - a national partnership among 15 foundations, eight federal agencies and six banks - to demonstrate the unique value the arts can bring to community development.

All the Places Personal Data Goes

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.

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

Citizen's Police Data Project

Building an online toolkit for reporting, tracking and analyzing allegations of police misconduct and their investigations in Chicago that will serve as a national model for transparency.

Could your data discriminate?

Helping people identify and fix hidden biases in their data and learn about data discrimination through a website that will allow people to test data for bias and experiment with public data to determine what may result in such bias.

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