links for 2010-02-23

Khartoum, Darfur rebels to sign ceasefire accord | AFP (tags: sudan peace) Mission Media in 2009 |Transmedia Activism Network Ideas, Images, Stories+Solutions (tags: media activism tools)

links for 2010-02-22

Please Rob Me Alerts you when people have left their houses, making it easier to swoop in. (tags: twitter foursquare security privacy socialmedia location funny social geolocation) Against Transparency | The New Republic An "oldie" but goodie from Lessig that I never tagged. (tags: transparency government politics democracy technology culture information data) Why TV, not … Continue reading

links for 2010-02-21

Against Transparency | The New Republic An "oldie" but goodie from Lessig that I never tagged. (tags: transparency government politics democracy technology culture information data) Why TV, not Facebook or Twitter, is going to revolutionize the world | Foreign Policy Charles Kenny misses some of the strong points for internet, but interesting points on accessible … Continue reading

links for 2010-02-13

7 (or more) questions to ask before adding ICTs | Wait… What? Notes on thinking about using Ushahidi for Violence Against Children project in Benin (tags: benin ushahidi maps project violence technology mobile children) FOLLOW THE GPS, ÉSE | Vice Magazine The Transborder Immigrant Tool Helps Mexicans Cross Over Safely (an oldie but goodie from … Continue reading

links for 2010-02-08

How to split up the US via Facebook | Pete Warden Networks of people (tags: facebook visualization infographics maps socialnetworking)

links for 2010-02-07

Information is Beautiful: giving aid to #Haiti #vizualisation | Guardian Visualizing the facts behind aid rhetoric (tags: haiti information visualization infographics analytics) Travel Links | SixDegreesHousing Great compilation of the tools I use as a frequent traveler (w descriptions) (tags: tools housing travel) How to Friday: How to build a crisis reporting system | Guardian … Continue reading

Transparency trumps objectivity

Visualizations can help hold governments accountable. How much aid was promised? How much sent? How much actually received? And can what happens in Haiti change the conversation. Transparency trumps objectivity.