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PROJECTS

Mapping Banned Books project is a partnership between the Center for Civic Media, the Boston Globe, and the National Coalition Against Censorship to discover, visualize, and analyze trends in book...
We want to help people in nations where electric power is scarce sell power to their neighbors. We’re designing a piece of prototype hardware that plugs into a diesel generator or other power source...
Involving communities in the design process results in products more responsive to a community's needs, more suited to accessibility and usability concerns, and easier to adopt. Civic media tools,...
Between the Bars, the blogging platform for people in prison, now has over 500 bloggers who have published nearly 8000 posts, each originating from postal mail. From heartfelt letters to their family...
VoIP Drupal is an innovative framework that brings the power of voice and Internet-telephony to Drupal sites. It can be used to build hybrid applications combining regular touchtone phones, web, SMS...
Hero Reports is a web based campaign of positive thinking established in New York during 2001. The most successful instance of Hero Reports --a Spanish version called Crónicas de Héroes--is deployed...

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