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Crowdmap relaunching May 6th

If you have heard about Ushahidi, it is a mapping platform to support location-based crowdsourced information.

Crowdmap is the productized version of Ushahidi. I’ve played with it before, and there are some powerful tools there for rapidly creating social mapping applications:

From an email that I received, announcing the re-launch […]

211 LA Announces Research Partnership with UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity

211 is both a phone number and a GIS dataset. In LA County, you can dial 2-1-1 to get information about non-emergency services. These services are stored in a database which is therefore a valuable research tool.

This link between 211 and UCLA is a good one – it will be interesting to see […]