This is the index to open source crowd mapping sites and projects all over Planet Earth. Many use Twitter filtering, some not. Nothing here about the [doubtless] harvesting of this data by intelligence and security sources other than maybe, a pithy comment or two. That’s my story and I’m sticking to it.Please send suggestions at the comment pane bottom of this post.
Russ Imrie November 22 2012
Media, Film, Radio, Press:
- Sourcefabric – posts on media/open source projects around this planet. http://us2.campaign-archive2.com/?u=6b1ad01fc31dc6604968e6439&id=3736aa77f0&e=88da1198a5
- Newscoop and Sourcefabric – Open source CMS tool for journalism, media and newspapers anywhere – used in Africa, Asia, Guatemala among many more http://www.sourcefabric.org/en/newscoop/features/
Crowd Sourcing that big and small data, maps:
- Ushahidi – mapping and link to Crowdmap http://www.ushahidi.com/ check out “Women Under Siege” in Crowdmap – crowd-sourced data from Syria‘s civil war
- iRevolution – “all power to the data!” Patrick Meier’s news on all things crowd-mapped http://irevolution.net/
- Umbraphile – 2006B (Classic Mac) and 2009A (OSX) Eclipse viewing software for Macintosh Computers http://nicmosis.as.arizona.edu:8000/ECLIPSE_WEB/UMBRAPHILE/UMBRAPHILE.html
Dazzling social/crowdsourced stuff:
- SGI live “pulse” – Tweets curated and output as Hurricane Sandy marched across the East Coast of the US http://www.sgi.com/ And from HPC Wire http://www.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/2012-11-22/sgi_supercomputer_takestwitter_s_pulse.html on SGI’s pulse Twitter visualizations
U.S. Capitol SOTU eve, 2011 – photo Russ Imrie
Russell Imrie is a Networking and Content Specialist, webmaster and an American Indian blogger living in the Washington DC area.
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