Civic engagement. International politics. Data transparency. These were some of the key themes emerging from the September 12 conference, “Can Open Data Improve Democratic Governance?”
CITRIS Policy Lab
Rashomon Project featured in New Scientist
The Rashomon Project is developing an open-source toolkit that can facilitate the rapid assembly and public review of “Video Timelines” where many video and photo perspectives are time-aligned and displayed simultaneously.
The Crowd and the Mob: Opportunities, Cautions for Constant Video Surveillance
Deputy Director Camille Crittenden blogs about perpetual surveillance & need for authentication.
University 2.0: Examining the Promise of Online Education
Real questions remain about the effectiveness of online vs. traditional formats and the implications of these technological advances for the future of higher education.
CITRIS and Online Education
Many of us are engineers. We make things. And that is what we teach our students to do.
Journalism.co.uk features CITRIS Rashomon Project, a new tool for multi-perspective video journalism
“The ‘multi-perspective’ video platform is one of eight prototypes to get Knight foundation funding”
Joe Simitian joins CITRIS as the Director of Policy and Technology
New director of policy and tecnology has extensive experience in navigating partnerships with policy makers.
Using Data to Empower
We are finding exciting new ways to gather and analyze data that put powerful new handles on issues like ecosystem management.
Berkeley Project Set to Expand Knowledge through Social Networks
Researchers are launching a new website that allows visitors to spread the word quickly about important issues.
Data and Democracy: Building Tools for Citizen Engagement
How can we help promote direct involvement in the events and decisions that affect people?
Positive Impact on California’s Healthcare, Energy, and Water
CITRIS attracts approximately 75 million dollars a year of fresh research funds to our campuses.