Disinformation campaigns by states, economic opportunists, and the misinformed themselves threaten to erode the common understandings, shared identities, and empirical bedrock that underlies our collective decisionmaking. While disinformation campaigns have used mass media to spread for many years, social media platforms have proven an exceptionally hospitable environment for the proliferation of falsehoods. Those looking to limit disinformation’s effect on society and bolster truth in media have likewise turned to technology to help keep up with the volume and precision of constantly evolving disinformation campaigns.
Harnessing Data Science to Measure and Counter Hate Speech & Crime
VHacks is a hackathon taking place at the Vatican City in Rome on the weekend of March 8-11, 2018. Students from all nationalities and faith-backgrounds are invited for 36 hours of ideation and innovation to address problems in areas of social inclusion, interfaith dialogue, and migrants & refugees. These 120 students will work in teams…
IVOW (Intelligent Voices of Wisdom) is an early stage startup focusing on cultural intelligence in AI.
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This easy-to-use tool from the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s office will guide you through the ways you can cast your ballot safely in 2020.
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Ulule: The 1st European crowdfunding site. Already 24208 projects funded with success. Make good things happen!
Civic Technology and Open Government - Global #civictech #opengov has 7,413 members. Global exchange on civic technology, open government, open data,...
Using the Whole Whale Podcast has been covering stories of marketing and technology since 2014 reaching over 4,000 nonprofit professionals a week.
Local meetings happen all the time. Let’s make showing up easy.
An online forum for community discussion
Vote Forward volunteers encourage fellow citizens to participate in our democracy by writing and sending letters at their own expense. A diverse community of more than 150,000 volunteers from all over the country has written letters in 2020.
Tella is a secure documentation app for Android, making it easier and safer to produce verifiable evidence and collect data in challenging environments
NSF's mission is to advance the progress of science, a mission accomplished by funding proposals for research and education made by scientists, engineers, and educators from across the country.
Leader in recreation management software for local government parks and recreation departments
For this first phase of our program, WhatsApp is commissioning a competitive set of awards to researchers interested in exploring issues that are related to misinformation on WhatsApp.
Public Data for Public Use
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A common EU approach for the use of mobile applications and mobile data in response to the coronavirus pandemic
The Elections Performance Index (EPI) compares election administration policy and performance across the states and from one election cycle to the next.
17 visions of the future of government. Features essays, provocations, thought experiments, fiction, speculative design and original art, with each one asking the reader to consider the implications of an idea about something fundamentally different in the future.
The Hackable City is a research project that explores the potential for new modes of collaborative citymaking, in a network society.
a next-generation urban planning tool
We're kicking off an event series to bring together people interested in exploring the use of tech to create better work for all.
Fund projects that make local places better. Millions in matchfunding available. Crowdfund a project idea on Spacehive now.
Village Capital finds, trains, and invests in entrepreneurs solving real-world problems.
Système D propulse les projets innovants qui améliorent la démocratie grâce à un programme d'accompagnement gratuit de 6 mois.
The Data Coalition advocates on behalf of the private sector and the public interest for the publication of government information as standardized, machine-readable data.
A topic modeling study of the Indian media’s reporting of rape post the 2012 Delhi gang-rape
Impact Engine is an investment firm with a mission to bring more capital to a market where financial returns are linked to positive social and environmental impacts.
We enable leading organisations working in the peace, justice and humanitarian sector to spearhead digital innovations to increase their impact on society.
The online voting software used by millions around the world. Technology responsibles from multiple organizations have chosen nVotes to run their elections · Secure online voting system · Run polls in minutes and increase voter participation · Create your election fast and easy with our election management tool.
“The Checkpoint tipline is primarily used to gather data for research, and is not a helpline that will be able to provide a response to every user.”
It is a dynamic take on the working club for innovators, activists, progressive thinkers, and creatives.
Tracks progress on all of the government’s manifesto promises, includes explainers and ways to get more involved.
Beginning in January 2016, our team interviewed journalists and nonjournalists to get a sense of the elements that create trust and credibility between communicator and receiver. We read related academic research and industry best practices.
Adoption of self-driving, Autonomous Vehicles (AVs) promises to dramatically reduce the number of traffic accidents, but some inevitable accidents will requi...
A game that puts you in the mindset of propagandists and agents promoting fake news, propaganda and hate-speech to help the user understand how fake news is made and promoted
The App was designed on the basis of good governance. Municipalities are the closest form of government to the people – Let’s Talk bridges the gap between elected officials local government sphere with their respective constituencies. The effective and efficient rolewithin the to believe in the idea of a social contract, its institutions and rules. – accountability is the realization and acknowledgement that citizens,and transparency – accountability is the realization and acknowledgement that citizens, through the ballot, are the ones the authorise politicians to assume public offices, as such, they must be accountable to them; transparency meaning the knowledge of what government officials are doing and how money is being spent amongst others. This is the type of accountability and transparency the Let’s Talk App envisages.
First Draft began in 2015 as a small nonprofit coalition that grew out of a need to understand, debunk, and provide guidance on the misinformation we all were seeing on the social web. It will live on as the Information Futures Lab.
At Mikva Challenge, we challenge high school students, teachers, and schools across Chicagoland to be active participants in the political process.