Welcome to the community wiki for Davis, California, USA! This project is an interconnected community effort to explore, discuss and compile anything and everything about Davis Ã¢â‚¬â€ especially the little, enjoyable things. This entire site is maintained by the people who use it: Everyone can edit this website!
Wednesday in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announced the winners of its annual Knight News Challenge, a contest funding innovative ideas for disseminating news and information to local communities with digital technologies. 12 entrants were awarded a grand total of $2.74 million, the largest share, $400k, going to Eric Rodenbeck and his data visualization project CityTracking.
Nadanu enables non-profits, educational institutions, campaign fundraisers and businesses to use a secure, next-generation fundraising platform to increase interaction, awareness and support. Based around a visual, fun and unique user interface, Nadanu allows people to give at any time at any level of support, whether from a mobile phone, social media network or the web.
In addition to the end-user experience, Nadanu enables organizations to interact with their donors with dynamic content delivered directly to the application.
via NADANU | About Us.
Thinking about happiness actually makes you happier, says Penelope Trunk (and she has a carefully arranged expression at the top of her blog which suggests happiness and seriousness in equal measure).
A lot of people seem to be talking about chartbeat, which provides realtime web analytics. Anyone using it?
The Italians have started publicly tracking CCTV camera locations. Seems odd that no-one in Britain is doing this.
Using the Drake equation to work out why this guy doesn’t have a girlfriend. Frankly, if this paper doesn’t get him an attractive geekette in the next seven days, there’s no justice.
A US developer is working on open transit data using the GTFS format. Before reading this, I didn’t even know there was a GTFS format.
The history of slavery scars our comfortable view of the world in unexpected ways.