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  • findkjain | MIT Center for Civic Media
    started work as a researcher with MIT s Opendoclab which has been a great way to explore new and interactive forms of story telling tools and reflect on what needs to change in the practice of traditional journalism I worked for The Times of India for about 18 years In 2010 I came to Harvard Kennedy School for graduate studies I stayed on at Kennedy School and assisted with the teaching of a course on mobilization of social movements I am writing a case for teaching at Kennedy School on debt bondage In 2008 I was selected Nieman Fellow at Harvard and in 2010 as a Mason Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School Recent blog posts by findkjain What stories do data tell Submitted by findkjain on June 18 2012 12 03pm Watch live streaming video from knightfoundation at livestream com What stories do data tell As media makers and members of the public we increasingly have access to rich data sets that contain information about our communities our politics and our government Our panelists explore their strategies for finding and sharing stories embedded within sets of data Was Kony 2012 okay in seizing attention for a cause Google Plus One

    Original URL path: https://civic.mit.edu/users/findkjain (2016-04-29)
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  • Kate Crawford | MIT Center for Civic Media
    the social political and cultural contexts of networked technologies Her current work focuses on a range of data practices from the ethics of big data crisis informatics networked journalism and the everyday uses of mobile and social media She has conducted large and small scale ethnographic studies in Australia India and the US Previously she was the Deputy Director of the Journalism and Media Research Centre at the University of

    Original URL path: https://civic.mit.edu/users/kate-crawford (2016-04-29)
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  • Katie Arthur | MIT Center for Civic Media
    grassroots videos that were shared Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about Lara Baladi Vox Populi Archiving a Revolution in the Digital Age Katie Arthur s blog Boy Better Get To Know Why Britain Needs to Recognise and Celebrate its Black Artists Submitted by Katie Arthur on February 28 2016 8 59am For the past few years grime has been making a small but significant shift in the mainstream Artists like Wiley Dizzee and Tinie have spilled over into the realms of pop culture Others like Skepta spilled over and pulled back again wanting to forge their own way into the limelight without conforming to polished beats and signing to major labels There s no question artists like Wiley and the Roll Deep crew set the stage for this new wave of artists Without Dizzee s enduring popularity his ability to draw crowds at festivals across the globe and collaborate with some of the world s biggest producers it s unlikely that artists like Skepta Stormzy and Krept and Konan would be in a position to retain a larger sense of their roots Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about Boy Better Get To Know Why Britain Needs to Recognise and Celebrate its Black Artists Katie Arthur s blog Dr Paloma Duong on El Paquete and digital access in Cuba Submitted by Katie Arthur on February 20 2016 12 38pm Paloma Duong MIT Global Studies and Languages Digital Media Youth Culture and the Public Sphere in Contemporary Havana Paloma began outlining the three core projects within her presentation Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about Dr Paloma Duong on El Paquete and digital access in Cuba Katie Arthur s blog CMS 860 Intro to Civic Media Week 2 Networked Social Movements

    Original URL path: https://civic.mit.edu/users/katie-arthur (2016-04-29)
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  • kyuan | MIT Center for Civic Media
    made a 30 second blurb about our what our final projects will be I made a video that combines all of our ideas with some relaxing Jazz music Enjoy Since Youtube frustratingly removed the option to use the old embed code I also have a link you can copy and paste http www youtube com watch v gyEQAM4 9aU Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about Final Projects kyuan s blog Civic Maps During the Haitian Earthquake Submitted by kyuan on December 3 2012 9 58pm As we get closer to the final project I will narrow down the subject matter of my videos One of my favorite episodes was the one about Google crisis maps I really enjoyed the class discussion we had about civic maps and writing up the case study for the Civic maps toolkit was also enjoyable I believe that crowd sourcing to create civic maps is not only really cool but also carries the potential to save lives during emergencies Google is aware of the potential too in their creation of the Hurricane Sandy crisis map Although there are still issues with our utilization of crisis maps we can work out those kinks to create a valuable new tool in disaster response Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about Civic Maps During the Haitian Earthquake kyuan s blog Google Fusion Maps Submitted by kyuan on November 27 2012 12 35am This video is about Google Fusion Tables a great data visualization tool Enjoy Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about Google Fusion Maps kyuan s blog OneZoom Tree of Life Submitted by kyuan on November 19 2012 10 00pm Watch the new video All the information about this unique mapping tool is included As far as

    Original URL path: https://civic.mit.edu/users/kyuan (2016-04-29)
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  • leo | MIT Center for Civic Media
    fill the spots See our job call below Leo Are you fascinated with how things are made Then you ll love working at Sourcemap We re building software that revolutionizes the way we share information about supply chains where things come from what they re made of and their social environmental impact And we re delivering it to clients including multinationals governments activists and NGO s Sourcemap is hiring full

    Original URL path: https://civic.mit.edu/users/leo (2016-04-29)
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  • liliamaud | MIT Center for Civic Media
    Hacking iCorruption the hackathon that Civic co hosted with Harvard University s Edmond J Safra Center for Ethics this weekend a participant and Fellow at the Center for Ethics approached Stephanie Dant Assistant Director of the Center and gushed This is amazing I asked them she gestured at a team of coders if they could build it and they said Of course The Fellow was agape in contrast to her

    Original URL path: https://civic.mit.edu/users/liliamaud (2016-04-29)
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  • lorrie | MIT Center for Civic Media
    computers eventually led her into a career in publishing at the MIT Press the University of Michigan Press and O Reilly Media where she spent nearly nine years as a product manager editor and cover illustrator In past incarnations Lorrie was the program manager at France Telecom s R D lab in Cambridge MA the managing director of OpenWetWare a wiki dedicated to open sharing of information in science and

    Original URL path: https://civic.mit.edu/users/lorrie (2016-04-29)
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  • luiscape | MIT Center for Civic Media
    maps are really important for civic engagement For a while I ve been focusing on how the application of technology and innovation can enhance humanitarian action It is well known for many how the field changed drastically during the Haiti earthquake response It was then when the Crisis Mapping community became internationally recognized for using new tools that included social media networked collaboration and online crowdsourcing to collect analyze and share information on where to send responders I am a member of the Crisis Mappers community since then Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about CivicMaps Toolkit wrapping up the semester at CMS 860 luiscape s blog Update on Final Project CivicMaps Toolkit Submitted by luiscape on November 19 2012 11 31pm Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about Update on Final Project CivicMaps Toolkit luiscape s blog Five Resources for Civic Mapping Submitted by luiscape on October 22 2012 11 05pm Title KoBoMap Featured Image http www kobotoolbox org sites m images KoBoMap 0 png Description KoBoMap is part of the KoBo Toolbox a set of open source tools for data collection and analysis currently under development at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative Probably the greatest thing about KoBo is that it has the limited internet connectivity in mind in all its products adding offline syncing capabilities to all of them In essence you can collect analyze sync and map your data without having access to the internet External Link http www kobotoolbox org products kobomap Location Cambridge MA 42 373939 71 122624 Name of Organization KoBo Toolbox currently developed at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative Category Toolkit containing mobile apps software and online platforms Tags research data collection survey offline capabilities Google Plus One Tweet Widget Facebook Like Read more about Five Resources for

    Original URL path: https://civic.mit.edu/users/luiscape (2016-04-29)
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