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Citizens Are Demanding (and Mapping) Land Rights Worldwide

February 15, 2013 - in Featured, Projects

Crowd-sourced land rights maps are underway throughout the world, where citizens are taking action to identify land rights violations and corruption.  Deriban.net in Ukraine, Furushwa in Kenya and Lets Talk Land Tanzania are all citizen-started activism to…

Socrata Provides an Open Data Field Guide

February 14, 2013 - in Corporate

The volume of information available in 21st century democracies has made their citizens some of the most informed and empowered people in history. Now,…

Rebuilding the City as a Platform

August 18, 2012 - in Smart Cities

Bearing the weight of booming populations and a precarious economy, cities can no longer conduct business as usual. Despite the countless technological…