Tag: platform

by Erik Hersman

This is part 2 in a series. In part 1, I talked about how we think of ourselves at Ushahidi and how we think of success in our world. It set up the context for this post, which is about where we’re going next as an organization and with our platform. We realize that it’s [...] more »

by Ted Han

We have a lot of projects going on at DocumentCloud, and to serve those goals, we’re looking for others to join us! For those who may be unfamiliar with our project, we’ve included the full details below. DocumentCloud is a web-based platform allowing journalists to upload, analyze, annotate, and publish primary source documents. We want [...] more »

by Erik Hersman

While Ushahidi maintains a startup mentality internally, we’re 4.5 years old now, which is a long time in tech years. In an industry like ours, where nimbleness and speed are rewarded, this mentality needs to be maintained. Earlier this year, we started asking ourselves a bunch of questions about the platform itself. Included in that [...] more »

by Jon Vidar

On Saturday, The Tiziano Project launched StoriesFrom — a new, open platform for community-based storytelling. The site allows individuals and organizations to easily create immersive documentary projects that combine the work of both community members and professional journalists and filmmakers. The resulting projects display beautiful and engaging online packages. The Tiziano Project students, ElirĂ« Xhemaili [...] more »

by Laura Walker Hudson

Three weeks ago, FrontlineSMS launched its first new full release in more than a year. Now, we’re releasing Version 2.0.2, which includes useful bug fixes and small tweaks to the functionality that make it even easier to use. You can expect regular releases from us from now on, with new features coming out every couple [...] more »

by David Cohn

For those who don’t know — the Carnival of Journalism is something I restarted in January (coming up on a year!) where a bunch of journalism-bloggers get together and write about the same topic once a month. The question is posed by the host — who rotates. This month’s host is the Guardian’s developer blog, [...] more »