To test the use of crowd-funded advertising through the Louder platform in order to extend the reach of journalism that is important to audiences.
To support the 2013 MIT-Knight Civic Media Conference at the MIT Media Lab.
To prototype the use of new machine learning algorithms to discover patterns in documents and networks.
For a planning grant to determine the feasibility of establishing a Journalism Collaborative between Mercer University, The Telegraph and Georgia Public Broadcasting
To support The OpenGov Foundation's work making state and local codes, laws and policymaking accessible to the public through open data and technology.
Sharing the tools and technology of the maker movement by prototyping an equipment lending system - a process for sharing maker kits between libraries - that builds on existing interlibrary loan frameworks
Prototyping an app to give patrons a deeper library experience based on the user's location, interests and actions in the library.
For a free, open source Drupal module that will help people map where news is happening. Part of Knight Drupal Initiative.
Making the creation of geographic maps easier and more accessible by creating a system for finding, merging and refining geographic data.
To scale a data provider network that allows citizens to collect and share microeconomic data from countries in Africa that lack financial infrastructure; providing reliable, consistent financial data should encourage greater investment in the area.
To research user needs and create the initial data model and templates for Market Metrics, a web application allowing farmers' markets to easily and effectively collect, store, and report data about the health impacts of their markets.
To move training for journalists who cover nonprofit organizations to Marshall University