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How might we gather information from hard-to-access areas to prevent mass violence against civilians?
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A radio channel made of ‘spoken tweets’ - short voice messages. Anyone can call a free-number - record a message and it'll be played on the People’s Radio. Citizens will be able to hear what's occurring in neighbouring communities and data gathered
Karoline K March 26, 2013
When mass violence happens, it is often difficult for professionals to reach and document in time. Citizens following simple task-based assignments can be relied upon to create credible documentation with only a mobile phone and no prior experience.
Brian Conley April 16, 2013
CrisisTracker is a web platform that extracts situation awareness reports from public tweets during humanitarian disasters. It combines automated processing with crowdsourcing to quickly detect new events and bring together related evidence.
Jakob Rogstadius April 19, 2013
A simple method using widely available and low cost technology to receive relevant information from victims and witnesses of an incident, and verify it by sending verification requests to individuals who are in the vicinity of the reported incident.
Christophe Billen March 30, 2013
Thread is a platform that pieces together information from different places and connects this to the appropriate people and organizations to take action. By leveraging existing projects and technologies, Thread, connects them together.
T. Annie Nguyen April 19, 2013
Creating global transparency through empowering people to disseminate information anonymously using low cost, portable communication technologies that allow voice, text, pictures, and videos to be shared with each other and the world.
Richard Brion March 26, 2013
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